Lina Guillen

Lina Guillen has been a legal writer and editor for Nolo since 2012. She writes and edits articles on a wide range of family law topics and oversees family law content development on,, and Lina edits a variety of Nolo books and is a coauthor of  Neighbor Law,  8th edition. Prior to joining Nolo, Lina practiced civil litigation and family law at several firms in the Bay Area, including  Hanson Bridgett LLP  and  Hanson Crawford Crum LLP. She also served as a judicial extern for Judge Susan Illston of the  United States District Court. Lina  is an active member of the  California State Bar  and  received her J.D. from the  University of California, Hastings College of the Law, where she served as the submissions editor for the Hastings Women's Law Journal.  Before law school, Lina was an editorial assistant for  The Press Democrat  newspaper in Sonoma County.

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