Host of her own national live daily talk show on Court TV for eight years, Lisa Bloom is now a legal analyst for NBC News, appearing frequently on the Today Show, Nightly News, CNN, HLN and many other television and radio shows. As a legal analyst for the biggest legal website, Avvo.com, Lisa writes a popular weekly column on civil rights issues.
In addition, Lisa runs a prominent Los Angeles based general practice law firm, The Bloom Firm, representing celebrity clients and ordinary people seeking justice in all areas of civil litigation and family law, and especially victims of domestic violence, sexual harassment, race or sex discrimination, sexual assault, and police excessive force. Lisa has been chosen as a SuperLawyer and has a perfect 10.0 rating for her legal work on Avvo.com.
A popular award-winning speaker to business, student and women’s audiences, Lisa has been interviewed by Barbara Walters, Oprah Winfrey, Larry King, Rachel Ray, Piers Morgan, Montel Williams, Julie Chen, Matt Lauer, Diane Sawyer, Anderson Cooper, Wolf Blitzer, Bill O’Reilly, Nancy Grace and hundreds of others in the US, England, Ireland, Australia and throughout the English speaking world. She’s been featured in the New York Times, Washington Post, Philadelphia Enquirer, USA Today, and many other prestigious publications.
Lisa was national college debating champion, graduated from Yale Law School, the #1 law school in the nation, and is the New York Timesbestselling author of three books, including THINK: Straight Talk for Women to Stay Smart in a Dumbed-Down World.
Lisa is the proud mom of two adult children — a lawyer and a dancer. An animal lover and a vegetarian since aged sixteen, Lisa has been vegan since 2009. She lives with her husband, foster son and rescue dogs in Los Angeles.
4:05pm - 5:05pm: Main Stage
Animal Rights Legislation Panel. Jane Valez Mitchell, Simone Reyes,Judie Mancuso, Marc Ching (Moderator – Lisa Bloom)