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Attorney, writer, and world traveler Gina Scialabba is doing exactly what she set out to do as a young child. Scialabba, a Senior Writer in FindLaw's Core Content team, said she wanted to be either a lawyer or a writer ever since she was six. Luckily for her, she gets to do both in her current job. Having worked a couple of stints for FindLaw as a contractor, Scialabba was recently hired as a full-fledged member of the staff; and we couldn't be happier.

She took a few moments out of her busy Monday morning to shed some light on what makes her tick, including her earliest inclinations toward the legal profession and her life outside of the office. Below is an edited transcript.

This Is What a FindLaw Engineer Looks Like

For this month's From the Managing Editor series, I want to think about Silicon Valley's latest controversy: #ILookLikeAnEngineer. It all started when her company decided to feature a picture of Isis Anchalee as part of a recruiting campaign. Isis, to the horror of some, is young, pretty, and female. Was this just a ploy to lure brogrammers to the company? She must be a model or some kind of fake! No, Isis is a full-stack engineer for OneLogin.

We all have passions and interests we pursue away from our desks, and the FindLaw team is no different. A few months ago we highlighted some of the skills and interests FindLaw employees bring to their lives outside the office, but our team is just too amazing to be contained in one post.

So we're back again for Part 2 of FindLaw staff's hidden talents, showcasing our musical, linguistic, and altruistic talents.

10 Summer Reads From FindLaw Staff

Summer for kids may mean no more teachers and no more books, but you're an adult. And reading is fun-damental. Plus, as a grown-up of legal age, you can flip the pages of your favorite paperback with a cold glass of sangria or a frosty beer.

We're pretty sure you won't need help finding your favorite beverage, but in the spirit of summer literacy, our FindLaw staff offered these 10 summer reads: