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Elle Jauffret


Short bioElle Jauffret is a French-born American lawyer and writer. She grew up in the Mediterranean forest and water and graduated from two law schools (Université Cote d’Azur law and the George Washington University law school). In her spare time, she creates fiction food, workouts in the Metaverse, and volunteers in her community. 

Long bio: Elle Jauffret is a French-born American lawyer and the author of novels and short stories—some of which were featured at literary workshops (schools, National Children’s Museum, Kids Euro Festival). She holds Juris Doctorates from Université Côte d’Azur Law School (France) and the George Washington University Law School (USA) where she was inducted in Phi Delta Phi, the International Legal Honor Society. Her diverse work experience (lifeguard, teacher, translator, medical writer, and criminal attorney for the California Attorney General's office) has influenced and informed her writing. She chaired the Pediatric Literacy Program at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (the U.S. Presidents’ hospital) and believes "literacy is a fundamental human right and the foundation for lifelong learning” (UNESCO).​ She spent time in Illinois, Maryland/Washington DC, and Virginia, and presently lives in California with her husband and children. When she is not working or writing, she creates fiction food, visits museums,  enjoys escape rooms and Metaverse workouts, and volunteers in her community. She is an active SCBWI member.

Hometowns: Nice, France / Chicago, IL / Bethesda, MD/ Washington, D.C. / San Diego, CA