Non-fiction writer and international lawyer

Kimberley Motley is an American lawyer and former beauty queen who has made headlines around the world with her ground-breaking legal work in Afghanistan and beyond. As the first foreign lawyer to practice in Afghanistan, her high profile cases have included her work in returning two Australian children taken illegally to the country by their father. She also represented former Australian soldier Robert Langdon and was responsible for successfully arguing for a Presidential pardon which resulted in his release from Afghanistan's most notorious prison.