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Maura Deering, J.D.

Writer
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Maura Deering's writing has received silver medals from Parenting Publications of America and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education. She earned a BA in English (creative writing) and anthropology from the University of Washington and a law degree from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento, California. She recently retired from a 15-year career as an attorney.


  • Education: BA English and BA Anthropology, University of Washington; JD, University of the Pacific's McGeorge School of Law

Subject areas:

English, creative writing, law

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