The Judge’s Chambers
Lowell Burt Komie, signed by author
Born in Chicago, Komie grew up in Milwaukee before moving to Ravinia, later graduating from Highland Park High School in 1945. Komie became famous for his legal fiction. In 1995 he received the Carl Sandburg Literary Award and the Small Press Award for Fiction in 1998. He died on 29 October 2015 in Highwood, Illinois, where he lived.