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 serves on the board of Humane Education Resources Organization and volunteers as a humane educator with Bark Avenue Foundation. Lori was a past board member of Beach Cities Cycling Club. In her spare time Lori walks her dogs, rides her bike, and enjoys reading.