After graduating from the University of California, Riverside, Lori worked as a paralegal for a real estate attorney while attending law school in the evening program. Upon graduation from Loyola Law School, Lori moved to Los Angeles and worked for Wells Fargo Bank as a Trust Officer. She then practiced in the Trust and Estates Group at the firm of Manning & Kass, Ellrod, Ramirez, Trester, LLP. Lori opened her own practice after gaining sixteen years experience. She continues to work in the area of Trust and Estates and has broadened her practice to include Animal Law.
Lori volunteers as a humane educator with Karma Rescue. She was a past board member of Humane Education Resources Org. and Beach Cities Cycling Club. In her spare time Lori walks her dog, rides her bike, and enjoys reading.