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Tea Spengler
Teo Spengler earned a J.D. from U.C. Berkeley's Boalt Hall. As an Assistant Attorney General in Juneau, she practiced before the Alaska Supreme Court and the U.S. Supreme Court before opening a plaintiff's personal injury practice in San Francisco. She holds both an M.A. and an M.F.A in creative writing and enjoys writing legal blogs and articles.
Patrick Gleeson
Patrick Gleeson has a Ph.D. in 18th Century English Literature and is a Registered Investment Advisor with 12 years of experience. He's written over 2,000 articles on subjects related to finance and law for online and print publications, including The San Francisco Chronicle, Ask.com, TurboTax Canada, Synonym Money, The Nest, Zacks.com, and Arizona Magazine.
Beverly Bird
Beverly Bird has been writing about personal finance and law since 2009. She’s worked as a paralegal in the areas of family law, bankruptcy and estate law and is currently a freelance copy editor and writer specializing in these areas. She has written for Dotdash, TurboTax, TransUnion, Quicken, Autoblog, LegalZoom, Rebel Mouse and Legal Beagle.
Karina Hernandez
Karina Hernandez has covered real estate, finance and legal topics since 2009. She is a real estate agent in San Diego, freelance copy editor and writer, having earned a Bachelor of Arts in English from UCLA. Her articles have appeared in community newspapers, but most of her work is online. She has blogged for RE/MAX, Turbotax and writes about various legal topics for Legal Beagle.

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