Camila Laval is the managing editor for FindLaw’s Abogado.com, which addresses, in Spanish, the legal issues that impact the Hispanic community in the United States. She started her legal career practicing family law in her native Chile after completing her Bachelors of Law from Pontificia Universidad Católica. She moved to the United States in 2014 and obtained a J.D. from Mitchell Hamline School of Law in 2017.
Camila discovered her passion for legal writing while in law school, where she received a Burton Award for Excellence in Legal Writing and translated Professor Richard Whish’s book ¨Competition Law¨ from English to Spanish. Before joining FindLaw, Camila worked as an attorney editor for WestLaw, summarizing the latest legal opinions.
When not working, Camila enjoys spending time with her family, cooking and baking, reading about personal finance, and teaching English to newly arrived immigrants.