Mary Hanlon Stone has been a Los Angeles Deputy District Attorney for 25 years. For the majority of her career, she has specialized in sexual assault and domestic violence prosecutions and is a national consultant and speaker on both subjects. She tried the first ”roofie,” date rape drug case in the nation and recently, the physician who attacked cyclists in the Mandeville Canyon Road Rage case.
Ms. Hanlon Stone founded The Young Author’s Society at Beverly Hills High School to mentor young writers. Her first young adult novel, invisible girl, is the inspiring story of a child of domestic violence who triumphs over her past.
Her second novel, The Comedown Life, will be published in the Spring of 2011.
Ms. Hanlon Stone has a B.A. in English from the University of Michigan and attended the University of Michigan Law School.