Ed Hookstratten, died Wednesday, January 22nd 2014 from complications related to congestive heart failure. He was 83 years old.
Hookstratten is best known for representing Elvis Presley during his divorce in 1973. In fact, he was the Presley Family’s lawyer for a total of 23 years.
“The Hook” was a known as a something of a maverick, but also as someone who could work both sides of the table.
sources: http://www.losanglestimes.com - Los Angles Time Online
http://www.elvismatters.com - Elvis Matters