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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Jason G. Schutte  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;


Illinois Connection

Schutte was born and raised in Payson on his family's farm. After high school, he attended John Wood Community College in Quincy. He then obtained his bachelor's degree at Western Illinois University. Subsequently, he obtained his jurisdiction doctor degree from Southern Illinois University.

Biographical and Professional Information

Jason G. Schutte currently practices law in Springfield, Illinois and frequently writes articles on various issues in tort law. He recently published his first fiction novel, A Zealous Defense.

Speaking Engagements

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Selected Titles At Your Library

A zealous defense /
ISBN: 1790760119. OCLC Number: 1084976920

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"John Haas, a small town attorney in Quincy, Illinois, is fighting to make ends meet after being fired from a local law firm. The stakes get even higher in John's career and personal life when local criminal figures take him for the ride of his life in order to influence his representation of a criminal client, forcing him to stand on both sides of the law to survive." -- From back cover.