Lesa Myrick McCrea, B.A., M.A., is a litigation paralegal for an environmental law firm, specializing in toxic tort law, and is a member of the firm’s multi-district litigation team. She also works as a civil law notary, assists students in preparing for the notary exam, and is a certified Faculty Assessor for CAEL.
She earned her A.A. degree in Paralegal Technology from an ABA-approved program, a B.A. in English and History from the University of New Orleans, and an M.A., with honors, in Legal Studies from American Public University. She has spent her career as both a paralegal and an educator, training students from middle school through college. Her research and teaching interests include women’s rights, the intersection of race and the criminal justice system, and the evolving role of technology in the law.
An avid reader, she also enjoys painting, fluid art, and biking. When not traveling with her family and studying Spanish, she loves to spend time with her German Shepherd puppy.