Jan Benson Lindsey graduated from Brigham Young University in 1977 with a B.A. in English. She received her Juris Doctorate from the J. Reuben Clark School of Law at Brigham Young University in 1980, and has practiced law, primarily handling commercial financial transactions, for 36 years. The opportunity to begin her writing career arose while she was representing a friend in a contract dispute, and she is the author of 7 Paths to Lasting Happiness. Jan is married to Gary Lindsey, a marketing consultant, and is the mother of three sons. She is also an accomplished pianist and organist, and has been the organist at her church for 10 years.