ABOUT ME

Elura is a fourth-generation entrepreneur, a lawyer, flutist, and a New Yorker.  

 

Elura also has extensive experience within the world of media and entertainment. In 2011, Elura starred in her own unique reality series on the Oprah Winfrey Network. Staten Island Law showcased Elura’s unparalleled ability to help individuals with a history of conflict resolve emotionally-charged disputes by combining legal principles and creative strategies for long-term solutions. She is currently a featured columnist and trial analyst for Dan Abrams’ Law & Crime and is a frequent frequent contributor local and national news and talk shows, including Fox News, CBS, ABC, Chasing News, HLN, Sirius Satellite Radio, The Dr. Oz Show, Anderson Cooper, Joy Behar, and PHL17.

 

As an attorney, Elura practiced law in the overworked-underpaid world of public interest, practicing as a trial lawyer in the child abuse and neglect division of NYC's Administration for Children's Services. Next, she joined the world of pinstripe-clad power lawyers and practiced commercial litigation and family law for a large corporate law firm. In 2002, she founded Lawyer Up, a full-spectrum educational company serving law students and professionals.

 

Elura has brought law to the masses in several books, including How To Talk To Your Lawyer, and the Legalese to English series of law-school study guides, and is a columnist with Law & Crime

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Elura lives with her husband and two children in New Jersey.  She also serves as a board member of several charitable organizations.  Elura is a lover of audiobooks, Mozart, and prison movies, and a hater of crawling plants, war documentaries and raisins.