Allison Margolin is a criminal defense attorney in Los Angeles, as well as a freelance writer. Formerly the Adjunct Professor of Law at West Los Angeles Law School, Margolin is also a graduate of Harvard Law School, with a degree in political science and a certificate in writing from Columbia University. Profiled on the front page of both the Los Angeles Times and the Los Angeles Daily Journal in 2006, one of Margolin’s federal cases was covered in two front page stories during 2013. In addition, Allison has authored articles for the LA Times online, LA Daily Journal and Los Angeles Daily News.