Civil rights lawyer and NBC Legal Analyst Lisa Bloom is author of SUSPICION NATION: The Inside Story of the Trayvon Martin Injustice and Why We Continue to Repeat It, Think: Straight Talk for Women to Stay Smart in a Dumbed Down World, and Swagger: 10 Urgent Rules for Raising Boys in an Era of Failing Schools, Mass Joblessness and Thug Culture. A daily fixture on American television for the last decade, Bloom is currently a legal analyst for the Today Show and Avvo. Bloom appears regularly on CNN, HLN and other television and radio networksl. She has been featured on Oprah, Nightline, Today, Good Morning America, Rachael Ray, and many more. From 2001-2009, Bloom hosted her own daily, live, national show on Court TV, and she has guest--hosted Larry King Live, The Early Show, Showbiz Tonight and Dr. Drew. Bloom has written numerous popular and scholarly articles for the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Family Circle, the National Law Journal, CNN.com, the Daily Beast, and many more. She has also been profiled, featured, and quoted in hundreds of publications, including the New York Times, the Washington Post, Elle, Ladies' Home Journal, and Variety. Bloom graduated early and Phi Beta Kappa from UCLA, where she was national college debate champion, and then from the Yale Law School, where she won the moot court competition. She currently lives in Los Angeles where she runs her own ten lawyer powerhouse law firm, The Bloom Firm. TheWrap.com recently named Bloom one of the top five celebrity attorneys in Los Angeles, she's been designated a SuperLawyer multiple times by her peers, is rated a perfect 10.0 on Avvo.com, and appears on numerous "ten best" attorney lists. For more information please visit www.TheBloomFirm.com.