In 2005, Laura received a Bachelor of Business Administration in International Business with a minor in German from Texas Tech University. In 2013, she received her Juris Doctor from Regent University School of Law.
After law school, Laura clerked for the Superior Court of Alaska in Kotzebue, Alaska. Thereafter, she worked as an associate attorney in a boutique family law firm in Winchester, Virginia, and then moved back to Virginia Beach. Family law has been her primary practice since 2014. Laura has also served as a Guardian ad litem for children since 2015, advocating for children’s best interests in family law matters. Laura was certified as a mediator by the Supreme Court of Virginia in 2017 and as a mediator mentor in 2023 to train new mediators.
Laura is a member of the Virginia State Bar, the Virginia Beach Bar Association, and the Virginia Bar Association. Her recognitions include: Top 40 Under 40 by The National Trial Lawyers, Pro Bono Hero by the Virginia State Bar, Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, Rising Star by Super Lawyers, and others!