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Lisa Bloom

Lisa Bloom (born September 20, 1961) is an American civil rights attorney, best known as anchor of Lisa Bloom: Open Court – a two-hour live legal news program – on truTv's IN SESSION, formerly Court TV, from 2001 to 2009. She is the only child of famed attorney Gloria Allred, and the legal analyst for Avvo. Bloom received a bachelor's degree from UCLA and a Juris Doctor (J.D.) from Yale Law School. Early in her career, she earned a reputation as a champion of victims' rights. Among Bloom's many high-profile lawsuits, she unsuccessfully sued the Boy Scouts of America for sex discrimination on behalf of Katrina Yeaw, a girl who wanted to join the organization. She also filed a child sexual abuse case suit against the Catholic Church, and sued the Los Angeles Police Department on several occasions. Bloom is a television legal analyst on CBS News, CNN and HLN, who also makes frequent appearances on The Early Show, The Insider, Dr. Phil, Dr. Drew, The Situation Room, Reliable Sources, The Joy Behar Show and Issues with Jane Velez-Mitchell. She is the founder and managing partner of The Bloom Firm, a general practice law firm that handles family, civil and criminal matters . Bloom is

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Another Oksana Lawyer Bites the Dust

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- 1401 days ago
Oksana and Her Lawyer -- Here's a Freebie

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Here's a Freebie

Mel Gibson should be a fan of Oksana Grigorieva's new lawyer, Lisa Bloom -- 'cause unlike the cavalcade of lawyers trying to stick Mel with Oksana's legal bills ... Bloom is working for free.… READ MORE >

- 1410 days ago
Oksana -- Back in Court with New Legal Weapon

Oksana
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- 1411 days ago
Oksana -- Russian Immigrant with 39 Lawyers

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Russian Immigrant with 39 Lawyers

TMZ has learned ... Oksana Grigorieva -- who has said she doesn't have the power to fight the Mel Gibson machine -- has hired a grand total of 39 (THIRTY-NINE) lawyers so far ... to wage legal war… READ MORE >

- 1412 days ago
Mel to Oksana -- Relax, You'll Get Your Money

Mel to Oksana
Relax, You'll Get Your Money

Mel Gibson ain't gonna pay Oksana Grigorieva the $20,000/month in child support until the judge clarifies if OG's housing is included in the payment -- much to the dismay of Oksana's layers, who… READ MORE >

- 1412 days ago
Oksana's Newest Lawyer Angry at Mel, TMZ

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Angry at Mel, TMZ

Oksana Grigorieva's latest addition to her legal team is lashing out after our story yesterday -- that Oksana has had at least 39 lawyers working for her in her legal war with Mel Gibson --… READ MORE >

- 1412 days ago
Oksana's Lawyer: We're Concerned About Lucia

Oksana's Lawyer:
We're Concerned About Lucia

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- 1414 days ago
Oksana's Lawyer: Mel Is a 'Deadbeat Dad'

Oksana's Lawyer:
Mel Is a 'Deadbeat Dad'

Oksana Grigorieva just left the courthouse after her newest lawyer called Mel Gibson a "deadbeat dad."Lisa Bloom just left the courthouse with Oksana and said Mel's behind on child support… READ MORE >

- 1414 days ago
Oksana Gets Yet Another Lawyer

Oksana
Gets Yet Another Lawyer

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- 1415 days ago

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