Lorelei Laird

Lorelei Laird

Freelance writer

Lorelei Laird is a Los Angeles-based writer specializing in the law. Her stories have been published by the ABA Journal, Slate, California Lawyer, American Lawyer Media, and more. Find her at www.wordofthelaird.com.


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