Laurence J. Yadon is an attorney, mediator and arbitrator and speaker on legal subjects and the American West. He has authored or co-authored seven books, and he has also written numerous articles and book reviews about the American West. A graduate of the University of Tulsa and University of Oklahoma College of Law, Mr. Yadon has served as a Fact Finder for the Department of Justice. He has been an Adjunct Settlement Judge for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma since 1994. He lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma.