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Jamie McLaughlin is an environmental and animal law attorney. She holds a J.D. with a Certificate in Public Interest Law from DePaul University College of Law in Chicago, Illinois, and an LL.M. in animal law from Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon. Jamie received her B.A. in anthropology and English from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville. She has a background in finance and holds a Certified Financial Planner designation. Jamie is a former financial planning franchise owner and served as a personal financial advisor to Silicon Valley professionals for over 17 years where she provided portfolio oversight, wealth management, insurance analysis and financial goal planning. In 2018, Jamie transitioned from her financial planning practice to pursue environmental and animal law. Jamie’s animal law concentrations are animal status, and the impacts of industrial animal agriculture models on the environment, humans and nonhuman animals. She serves as Vice President of the Animal Law Commission Working Group for the Union Internationale des Avocats (UIA, International Association of Lawyers) and is pursuing an LL.M in environmental law at Lewis & Clark.