Laura Coates is a lawyer who has thrived in achieving a position for herself as a TV and radio personality. She is best known for her works on CNN as a legal analyst as well as the host of her self-named radio talk show titled, The Laura Coates Show that airs on Sirius XM. Besides her work on the media, she is also an adjunct college professor of law who has made contributions to a wide range of topics related to law and justice.
Prior to becoming famous as a media figure, Coates has worked in the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice as a trial attorney in a few political regimes in the United States. Working as a writer, some of her write-ups have gained publications on reputed journals like the Washington Post. Following her fight for individual’s freedom from infringements, she published a book which serves a legal guide in 2016. Read on to learn how Laura Coates was able to achieve all she has managed as well as other details about her personal life.
Who is Laura Coates of CNN?
The prestigious adjunct college professor of law’s birth date is registered as 11th July and her place of birth is St. Paul, Minnesota, United States. Details of her year of birth are not yet available on the media. Regarding her academic qualifications, Laura Coates obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and Internal affairs situated in New Jersey. She later furthered her education at the University of Minnesota Law School where she earned her Juris Doctorate degree.
Using her law degree, she went on to have a successful long legal career, having started off in a high profile position as the Civil Rights Division trial attorney under Washington DC-based Department of Justice during the administration of the former United States president, Barack Obama. She also worked as a prosecutor during the regime of George W. Bush.
In addition, Laura Coates has shown great support for women’s rights movement and has fought for the rights and entitlements claimed for women and girls through her execution of criminal offenses like domestic violence and sexual assaults. As a result of her fights for the protection of an individual’s freedom from infringement by government, social, organization and private individuals, Laura Coates routinely speaks across the United States on topics related to law and justice. The intelligent lawyer has also made contributions in the form of research works to journals like Boston Herald.
She then moved on to publish her best seller book, You Have the Right: a Constitutional Guide to Policing the Police. The book which serves as a legal guide instructs individuals on the laws surrounding police engagement. Based on her impressive erudition and expertise on legal subjects, Laura Coates serves as an adjunct professor of law at the George Washington University School of Law.
She then embarked on providing legal commentary and analysis in the year 2016 when she bagged the role of a legal analyst at the prominent news channel CNN. In the following year, she launched her self-named radio talk show on Sirius XM radio station titled, The Laura Coates Show. She was announced as a possible replacement of the Canadian-American TV personality, George Alexander Trebek as the host of the syndicated game show, Jeopardy.
Her Family – Husband
Laura Coates is living a happy life at the moment as she is happily married to her soul mate whose identity is yet to be known. Despite being on the media most often, Coates has successfully managed to keep the name of husband to herself. Even though some sources claim that her husband’s name is Dale Gordon, there has not been substantial reports that have proved such claims to be true.
The gorgeous television personality is a mother of two. She gave birth to a son in the year 2013 and in the following year, she welcomed a daughter. Although she has achieved a budding career, Coates still devotes her time in taking care of her children whom she has occasionally brought to the studio to work along with her in the broadcast of her radio talk show. She also took them with her to celebrate her 2018 birthday at the studio alongside her colleagues that celebrated the big day with her.