About Legal Beagle

We make law information comprehensive and accessible to everyone by offering free legal information, fact checked by experts in the field to help our readers with their questions. Our Legal Beagle community includes people with a Juris Doctor (J.D.), Master of Laws (LL.M.) and Doctor of the Science of Law (J.S.D.) who aim to simplify and make it easier to navigate through legal information.

Our Voice

Legal Beagle commits to being the objective teacher, never offering advice, but always providing a wealth of factual information diplomatically and unequivocally. While the work on Legal Beagle is reviewed and approved by lawyers, our community of contributors also consists of writers and editors that have years of experience developing legal content.

We understand the importance of the information we are offering, which is why we make our articles easy to engage with so readers are equipped with an understanding of the relevant laws before their next step.

Our Editorial Process

Legal Beagle is a free platform servicing anyone who is interested in the legal system from any state. Since we are dedicated to publishing legal information that is correct and current, we want to be thorough and inclusive. To ensure our readers that the content we offer is accurate and current, we have developed a thorough editorial process for all of our published content.

The Legal Beagle community is dedicated to fact checking all content to ensure that Legal Beagle articles are thorough, reliable and up-to-date. Everything we publish is reviewed by at least two lawyers and everything is written by journalists or lawyers experienced in the legal field. Our legal contributors have over 10 years of experience creating legal content, and our legal experts have over 15 years of experience in law.

Our References

We have strict expectations that all articles will abide by our journalism standards by using credible sources. Appropriate sources include, but are not limited to, federal, state, and local laws, federal and state case law, and government websites, as well as a respected and credible media outlets, and legal publications. Mentioned sources are all presented in the articles, accordingly.

For corrections, questions or to simply learn more about Legal Beagle, please contact us at [email protected].

Content Creation

With the law constantly being updated, and with a new bill being written every day, we are committed to creating content that introduces new aspects of a law. Our Legal Beagle editorial management team is constantly monitoring legal news and updates. This process allows us to update and create new content with the newest information possible.

Our Legal Community

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Michelle Seidel B.Sc., LL.B., MBA

Michelle has been a business lawyer since 1998. She has worked with technology companies and small businesses on a wide range of matters from small agreements to multimillion dollar contracts.

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Rebecca McDowell B.A. in English and a J.D.

Rebecca K. McDowell is an attorney focusing on creditor and debtor law. She has a B.A. in English from Albion College and a J.D. from Wayne State University Law School.

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Karen Lac B.A. and a J.D.

After earning two bachelor's degrees from Occidental College, Karen went on to earn a Juris Doctor degree from Southwestern Law School in 2003. She has worked for several law firms, providing legal services in various fields including family law, housing, bankruptcy and immigration.