Ms. Harris was born in Oklahoma, and attended Northwestern University and the University of Oklahoma, where she received two Bachelor of Arts Degrees in English and Philosophy. After her graduation from University of Oklahoma, Ms. Harris pursued a career in the entertainment industry, where she managed several prominent artists in the music, television and movie industries. Ms. Harris attained her Juris Doctor Degree from Whittier College of Law Magna Cum Laude in 1985. While at Whittier, Ms. Harris was an American Jurisprudence Award recipient in contracts and was admitted to California State Bar the same year. She has practiced in the County of Los Angeles throughout her legal career.
Ms. Harris has specialized in family law matters including custody disputes, child and spousal support, domestic violence and property division. Ms. Harris also has extensive experience in litigating civil matters, and with Lipow & Harris provides litigation support on a broad array of cases. Ms. Harris has extensive experience in negotiating and drafting contracts, and in commercial and business matters.
Ms. Harris is admitted to practice before all courts in the State of California, the United States District Court for the Central District of California, and the Federal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.