Laura Coates Biography
Born in 1980, Laura Coates is an American legal analyst at CNN. In addition, she has hosted her radio talk show, The Laura Coates Show, since the year 2017.
However, In January 2021, The Laura Coates Show was moved to SiriusXM’s POTUS.
Laura Coates Age/Birthday
Coates is 41 years old as of 2021. She was born on 11 July, 19780. in Saint Paul, Minnesota, U.S. Therefore, she celebrates her 11th of July every year.
Laura Coates Height
Coates is of average height. Therefore, stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches (Approximately 1.65m)
Laura Coates Family
There is no information about Coates’ parents or siblings. We will provide more information as soon as it is available.
Laura Coates Husband
Coates is married. However, there is no information about who her husband is or when the couple got married. The journalist and her husband have two children together. They reside in Washington, D.C.
Laura Coates Education
Coates attended Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs of Princeton University where she graduated from in 2001 with a bachelor’s degree. Later in 2005, she got her Juris Doctor from the University of Minnesota Law School.
Laura Coates attended Law Career
Coates began her career in Minnesota working at the firm of Faegre & Benson LLP as an attorney. She later left to become an associate attorney at a law firm in New York named Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman LLP where she worked for a short time.
After leaving Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman LLP, She moved from private practice to the United States Department of Justice, thriving as a federal prosecutor.
During the Bush and Obama administrations, she served as a Trial Attorney in the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice; specializing in the enforcement of voting rights throughout the country.
Coates has also served as an Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Columbia.
Laura Coates CNN
Coates joined CNN in May 2016 as a legal analyst. Her work is to analyze and comment on unusual complications from a constitutional or criminal point of view. Also, she has been hosting her own talk radio show, called The Laura Coates Show on radio SiriusXM’s Urban View. However, In January 2021, The Laura Coates Show was moved to SiriusXM’s POTUS.
Coates is also an adjunct law professor at the George Washington University School of Law. She often speaks across the country on civil rights, social justice, economic empowerment, and so many other issues.
In 2018, Jeopardy host Alex Trebek, mentioned her as a possible replacement once his current contract is up.
Laura Coates Net Worth
Coates has an estimated net worth of around $1 million.