Morton (Mort) Laitner Biography
Mort Laitner is a short story writer, a teacher, and an attorney.
He has recently published his first memoir entitled, “A Hebraic Obsession.”
He is the author of 13 books. Six of them are part of the “Healthy Stories” collection which is available on Amazon. He was the editor-in-chief of this award winning series.
He has also published :
“An Analytical Approach for the Preparation of the Louisiana Bar Examination.” Claitor’s Publishing, “Les Cartes de Baton Rouge”, Kenbury Press.
He has also published four scientific and educational publications for governmental use.
Mort is on the Board of Directors of the South Florida Writers Association were he Is in charge of the annual Mango Writers Conference.
During his career, Mort received coverage on CBS Nightly News, in Life Magazine, in Money Magazine, and in the New York Times.
Morton has taught at the University of Miami, School of Medicine, St. Thomas University and Miami-Dade College. He presently teaches Law and Ethics at the Masters Level at Barry University and Florida International University.
He has lectured throughout Florida and Georgia.
Morton practiced public health law with the Miami-Dade County Health Department for 35 years until his retirement. In the beginning of his career Mort practiced Family Law with the Baton Rouge Legal Aid Society and Legal Services of Greater Miami.
Mort is presently seeking speaking engagements on his memoir and his life lessons. He is most interested in talking with civic groups, churches and educational institutions.
Mort’s Top 6 Topics are:
- Why Write Your Memoirs
- The Mystery of Writing
- The Values of Storytelling
- The Holocaust