John Grisham

John Grisham

John Grisham is an expert storyteller, whose unforgettable characters fight for justice in a world that isn’t always fair. John Grisham is the author of forty-seven consecutive #1 bestsellers, which have been translated into nearly fifty languages. His recent books include The Judge’s ListSooley, and his third Jake Brigance novel, A Time for Mercy, which is being developed by HBO as a limited series.

Grisham is a two-time winner of the Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction and was honored with the Library of Congress Creative Achievement Award for Fiction.

When he’s not writing, Grisham serves on the board of directors of the Innocence Project and of Centurion Ministries, two national organizations dedicated to exonerating those who have been wrongfully convicted. Much of his fiction explores deep-seated problems in our criminal justice system.

Guest Appearances
April 23, 2024

John Grisham on Storytelling and Justice

Bestselling author and lawyer John Grisham joins LSC Board Member Robert Grey for a conversation on how his journey from small-town lawyer to big-time author influenced his philanthropic priorities and made him...

April 25, 2023

Author John Grisham on Legal Aid

Bestselling author John Grisham talks about his experiences as a lawyer and the importance of legal aid on this episode of Talk Justice. Legal Services Corporation (LSC) President Ron Flagg introduces Grisham’s...