Lesa Myrick McCrea, B.A., M.A., joined the adjunct faculty at Tulane University’s General Legal Studies Program School of Continuing Studies faculty in 201, bringing over twenty years of experience as both a paralegal, working in diverse areas of the law, and as an educator, training students from elementary school through college. Ms. McCrea is a paralegal and former teacher of elementary through middle school. She earned her A.A. degree in Paralegal Technology from ABA-approved Central Piedmont Community College; her B.A. from the University of New Orleans, where she majored in English and History and minored in Women’s Studies; her Teacher Certification from Tulane University; and her M.A.in Legal Studies, with honors, from American Public University. Ms. McCrea’s 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. She currently serves as the lead paralegal for a family law firm, specializing in adoptions and estate planning, and helps train students who are planning to take the Notary Public exam.