Doris Lin

  • Director of legal affairs for the Animal Protection League of New Jersey since 2012
  • Director of legal affairs for the Bear Education and Resource Group from 2007-2012
  • Steering committee member with the League of Humane Voters of New Jersey

Experience

Doris Lin is a former writer for ThoughtCo. She has worked for a variety of animal protection groups and has been the director of legal affairs for the Animal Protection League of New Jersey (formerly known as the New Jersey Animal Rights Alliance) since 2012. In 2007, she represented NJARA and the Bear Education and Resource Group in a lawsuit against the state of New Jersey, successfully invalidating the state's bear hunt plan.

She also is a former chair of the New Jersey State Bar Association's Animal Law Committee and has worked for the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Education

  • Juris doctorate from the University of Southern California Law Center, 1996
  • Bachelor's degree in applied biological sciences from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1989​

ThoughtCo and Dotdash

ThoughtCo is a premier reference site focusing on expert-created education content. We are one of the top-10 information sites in the world as rated by comScore, a leading Internet measurement company. Every month, more than 13 million readers seek answers to their questions on ThoughtCo.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population monthly. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone, and recently Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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