About the Author
Joyce Dudley is a Senior Deputy District Attorney for Santa Barbara County. She specializes in: sexual assault crimes, crimes against children, murder, and hate crimes. Joyce is also a law school professor and state-wide lecturer. Her academic pursuits have earned her two master’s degrees in education, a jurist doctorate degree, and the publication of her first crime novel: Justice Served. Joyce continues to live in both Santa Barbara and Pine Mountain Club with her husband John, their four sons, and two endearing Springer Spaniels.