Sharon Rosen Leib
Sharon Rosen Leib is an attorney, writer and mother of three.
She graduated with a B.A. (honors in English Literature) from UC Berkeley and with a J.D. from UCLA School of Law.
Between college and law school, Sharon worked in the Office of Press and Publications at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem writing international press releases.
After graduating law school, she served as a Deputy Attorney General in California’s Department of Justice where she argued and won two cases before the California Supreme Court.
Sharon began writing the popular column “Musings From Mama” for the San Diego Jewish Journal in 2004. Her columns have been reprinted in Jewish publications throughout California and in the hardcover anthology Seder Stories (Cumberland House (2008)) edited by Nancy Rips She recently became a published poet in San Diego Writers, Ink Anthology Vol. 4 (2011).
Sharon’s work was featured in NPR’s Day-to-Day “California Dreaming” series (2008). She has appeared in two documentary films by Cloverland, In the Era of Chan (2008) and Murnau, Borzage and Fox (2008), discussing the life of her great-grandfather, Sol M. Wurtzel, a pioneer Hollywood movie producer.
Sharon is a member of PEN USA, the international writers’ organization.