He specializes in catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases, boasting more than 35 years of experience securing favorable jury verdicts and settlements for his clients.
Steve Hendricks is a fearless reporter, an entertaining writer, and an all-around great guy. He is also the author of two previous books: A Kidnapping in Milan and The Unquiet Grave.
Early Life and Education
Steven Hendricks was born in Salem, Oregon as the child of two navy officers and spent most of his youth moving between Salem, Brooklyn, and Vallejo California. In 1968 he met Linda who would later become his wife; together they went on to have two children named Russell and Leslie.
Hendricks is an associate professor of law at Western State College of Law. He specializes in contract and business association law as well as serving as Director of the Business Law and Real Estate Practice Certificate programs.
Hendricks attended Ball State University, playing volleyball for the Irish, where his team made three NCAA Tournament semifinals between 1987 and 1990. Since graduating, Hendricks has served as coach at various levels – high school and club teams alike.
In the late ’80s, he played for the Spokane Indians of the Pacific Coast League short season team and achieved a.400 batting average and 24 RBI through 21 games; thus winning Most Outstanding Player status of that league.
Hendricks is a freelance journalist and author of two nonfiction books: A Kidnapping in Milan: The CIA on Trial (Norton, 2010) and The Unquiet Grave: The FBI and Indian Country Struggle (Da Capo 2006). His groundbreaking article about fasting was featured on Harper’s magazine cover before being anthologized in Know That What You Eat You Are (KYECA).
Steve Ebling, CCI Pre Construction manager is interviewed here by Prasia Jackson from Beloit Memorial School and provides insight into what pre construction managers do and provides guidance for students considering this field of work as a potential career choice.
Achievement and Honors
Steven Hendricks has held various professional roles over his professional life, such as serving as president/ceo of Virgin Digital Studios – an entertainment arm owned by Sir Richard Branson – where he helped to build and oversee film and television post-production facilities in Hollywood, London, New York City and Vancouver.
He currently serves as Director of Band at Weber State University in Ogden, Utah and previously taught at Davis High School in Kaysville. Under his direction, his bands have received national acclaim in marching arts – receiving multiple citations of excellence from the National Band Association.
Hendricks has dedicated his law practice to seeking just compensation for those impacted by catastrophic injuries or death, knowing that no legal claim can undo what has already been done but a successful one may help right wrongs and bring about justice.
Steve Hendricks is a freelance writer and the author of two nonfiction books: A Kidnapping in Milan and The Unquiet Grave. His latest publication, The Oldest Cure in the World: Adventures in Fasting was included on numerous best-of-year lists.
Steve hails from Oregon and currently resides in Prineville with his wife, daughter, son and their rescued Border Collie. In addition to living there full time he also works as an instructor at Gunsite Academy in Colorado as a Rangemaster for Pistols Carbine Shotgun Foreign Weapons Close Quarter Combat (PCSC).
He previously held an associate professor position of music at Southeast Missouri State University, conducting the regional premiere of Benjamin Britten’s opera Noye’s Fludde as well as numerous concerts including Midwest Clinic and Rose Parade events.
Hendricks was raised in Morton Grove and Oak Park, Illinois before founding an orthopedic back brace company that he patented. Female models were often used as test subjects during private test-fittings; witnesses testified he often asked them to remove clothing during these demonstrations. After being accused of killing his wife and three children in 1984, Hendricks was ultimately cleared through a retrial in 1991 after relinquishing fundamentalist religious ties and moving to Florida where he established another orthopedic business.
After Mad Men ended, Hendricks has appeared in several TV series and films such as Nicolas Winding Refn’s action flick Drive (2011), Sally Potter’s drama Ginger & Rosa (2012) and Ryan Gosling’s neo-noir fantasy Lost River (2014). She has also made appearances in comedy shows Another Period (2015) and SundanceTV’s Hap and Leonard (2016).