Part-time Visiting Professor John J. Osborn Jr. is the author of several novels including The Paper Chase, The Associates, and The Man Who Owned New York. His articles, stories, book reviews and essays have appeared in New York University Law Review, The Cardozo Journal of Law and Literature, The Washington Post, The New York Times, San Jose Mercury News, California Lawyer, and many other publications. Osborn has written television scripts for 20th Century Fox, Paramount Studios, Warner Brothers, Viacom/Showtime, and many other entertainment companies. Movies and television series based on his books, and on which he worked, have won numerous awards.
- BA, Harvard University
- JD, Harvard University
- Estate Law
- Law and Literature
- Law Review and Journal Articles
- “Kingsfield Meditates,” 19 Richmond Journal of Law and the Public Interest (Forthcoming, 2016).
- "‘Paper Chase’ author John Jay Osborn’s novel ideas just pop into his brain", Mercury News, 11/07/2018