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Tamara Holder

Tamara Holder joined Fox News Channel (FNC) in 2010 as a contributor.

Holder is an Illinois criminal defense and civil rights attorney. Additionally, Holder is the founder of xpunged.com, a site for those seeking to clear a criminal record. Holder has filed hundreds of petitions to expunge/seal criminal records and for clemency/pardon. In 2010, Holder received Illinois Governor Pat Quinn's first commutation of sentence for a client who was dying of cancer in prison.

In 2007, Holder was recognized during a Committee on Homeland Security, Subcommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure hearing with regard to her representation of fired railroad workers. She also testified as an expert witness before the Congressional Committee of Transportation, Subcommittee of Maritime and Infrastructure.

In 2008, Holder was named by the Chicago Sun-Times as one of "50 People Who Make Chicago a Better Place."

Holder has provided legal opinions on cases such as Governor Blagojevich, Casey Anthony, Michael Jackson. Holder also provides political commentary from a Democratic perspective.

Holder has written for The Huffington Post, The Daily Caller and GrassRoots Magazine (a medical marijuana publication). She is a frequent radio guest on "Hannity." In 2012, she appeared in the movie "Atlas Shrugged: Part II," where she played herself alongside Sean Hannity, Juan Williams and Bob Beckel.

Holder is a graduate of The University of Arizona and The John Marshall Law School.

Holder was initially based in Chicago, however she is now based in New York City. In addition to her work at FNC, Holder continues to file executive clemency and pardon petitions.