Legal Thrillers Law Firms and Lawyers should read.

The world is saturated with an overabundant slew of legal Practitioners practising across diverse spheres of the legal stratosphere in a bid to leave their marks in the Sands of Time both in Nigeria and across various enclaves across the world.

Stemming from the above, a lot of legal movies and novels have all cropped up, accurately dubbed Legal Thriller genre whether in the book or movie dichotomy for people to escape into wild escapades in the legal world; have forays into sensational legal battle of words and wits matched by lawyers in the courtroom.

Writers In the genre.

Many writers have cropped up to write what we call the legal thriller, from books penned by Sidney Sheldon, to the works of John Grisham, to several countless movies and TV shows cycling around the fictional legal world…

Interesting, don’t you think?

Also Read: Goodreads: Legal Thriller Books for a very comprehensive listing of legal thriller novels readers will love.


Lawyers, Attorneys, and Law Firms should try to increase their practitioners’ readership of materials not only in the non fiction genre but also in the fiction genre. In my own case, I was able to Learn the legal system of several other jurisdictions like that of the United States of America through reading a diverse slew of novels dealing in the legal system and the intrigues that go with it.

Important: Essential Reading for Young Lawyers

Recommended Authors
1. John Grisham
2. Sidney Sheldon
3. John Kay Osborn
4. Tom Walfe
5. Ian McEwan
6. Jodi Piccoult
7. Jonathan Harr
8. Harper Lee
9. William Diehl

Alongside a myriad of several other authors who have made their Bones in penning down books dealing on the law whether In fiction or non fiction.

Recommended Books
1. To kill a mockingbird, by Harper Lee
2. A Time to Kill, by John Grisham
3. The Firm, by John Grisham
4. The Rainmaker, by John Grisham
5. The Appeal, by John Grisham
6. The Pelican Brief, by John Grisham
7. The King of Torts, by John Grisham
8. Reasonable Doubt
9. The Other Side of Midnight, by Sidney Sheldon
10. The Chambers, by John Grisham

Note: there are several books out there in the thriller genre waiting to be picked up and read. Hopefully, the links pasted below and the ones first above written can be of help.

For guidance, read: 50 Best Legal Novels for Both Lawyers and Laymen on what to read in the legal world.

Truth is, lawyers are meant to read, and read, and read until their eyes drop off or threaten to do so. So why not make the reading interesting?

© by Ani Ugochukwu Kingsley Esq. L.P.

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