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Steve Bevilacqua
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Steve Bevilacqua is an author and screenwriter in Venice Beach, California. His book KAFKA AT THE BEACH: A Layman’s Handbook for Those Falsely Accused of Felonies tells the hilarious and shocking tale of his devastating legal ordeal. It is a surreal, harrowing tour of America’s court systems; criminal and civil, real and televised.

Check out Steve’s blog HOW TO GET PUBLISHED (the hard way), an instructional journey of navigating the book world, armed with nothing but dogged determination.

Entries by Steve Bevilacqua

Don't Go Away Mad, Just Go Away: Facebook's Zero Effect on My Presidential Election

(0) Comments | Posted April 22, 2015 | 3:44 PM


It is April of 2015. The next presidential election will be held on November 8th, 2016. That is over 550 days away, yet here is my Facebook status from last Saturday:

So someone I briefly worked with years ago and her friends...

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How to Taint a Jury Pool

(0) Comments | Posted June 5, 2014 | 3:05 PM


Jury duty is a pain in the ass. Even the most civic-minded citizens I know consider it a pain in the ass. Last week, Madonna got in hot water for blowing off jury duty. Almost every person's reaction to a jury...

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Lights, Camera, Justice: If Only the Los Angeles Court System Were More Like Judge Judy

(4) Comments | Posted July 31, 2013 | 3:55 PM


Is a Hollywood soundstage the best place to find true justice in Los Angeles? Based on my legal experience, both real and televised, the answer is a resounding yes.

I was run down by a car while crossing the street, and almost...

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