About Michelle Fabio, Esq.
Freelance writer and editor Michelle Fabio, Esq. has been working with LegalZoom since 2004. She currently writes for both the newsletter and the LegalZoom Blog.
Fabio earned a Juris Doctor degree from Temple University's Beasley School of Law in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, which she attended on a Law Faculty Merit Scholarship. At Temple Law, she served as an editor on Law Review, published an award-winning comment on professional responsibility, and also won several awards for academic performance, community service, and writing. She is a cum laude graduate of Duke University with degrees in English and history and a minor in criminology.
Upon graduation from law school, Fabio served a two-year appellate clerkship with Justice Frank J. Montemuro, Jr. of the Superior Court of Pennsylvania. During law school, she worked as a research assistant, writer for The Legal Intelligencer Suburban Edition, and also as a summer associate with Philadelphia law firm Manta & Welge. She is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar.
Fabio is the author of The Art of the Law School Personal Statement and offers review and editing services for aspiring law school applicants. Having lived in her family's ancestral village in southern Italy since 2003, she is also the Managing Editor of Gemelli Press, a boutique publisher that combines passions for books and Italy. Fabio blogs at Bleeding Espresso about simplicity and mindfulness and at Goat Berries about raising goats; her hub site is MichelleFabio.com.