Lauraann Wood is a staff writer at the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin reporting from the Daley Center. She covers the Cook County Circuit Court, Illinois' 1st District Appellate Court and local bar groups.
Lauraann grew up in south suburban Sauk Village and graduated from the Southern Illinois University Carbondale in 2013, majoring in mass communication and media arts with a focus on news/editorial journalism.
She began her journalism career with the Law Bulletin's Springfield bureau in January 2015, covering the Illinois Supreme Court and General Assembly during their spring sessions, while at the same time earning a master’s degree in public affairs reporting at the University of Illinois, Springfield.
Lauraann also fancies herself a semi-professional puppeteer.