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2022 Bombeck Workshop Faculty Lori B. Duff

Lori B. Duff

Lori B. Duff was recently named "Atlanta's Funniest Lawyer" when it was revealed that the first place winner was not a lawyer. (She won by default.) Lori is an award-winning author of four humor collections, including her latest, If You Did What I Asked in the First Place, which won the Foreword Indies Gold Medal. She is the vice president of the National Society of Newspaper Columnists and writes a bi-weekly column called “Legalese,” which explains legal concepts by translating them into plain English. In 2020, she won first place in humor writing in the NSNC’s annual column contest.

Lori describes herself as an unrepentant proponent of the Oxford comma and the two-spaces-after-a-period rule. She is a part-time municipal judge and the current president of the Georgia Council of Municipal Court Judges. She lives near Atlanta and has two adult children, three if you count her husband.