A licensed attorney in Colorado since 2006, Laura has been a litigator since the inception of her legal career, with much of that time spent practicing insurance defense. She specializes in commercial litigation, construction defect defense, professional liability defense, and mortgage litigation. Additionally, Laura’s diverse practice commonly includes personal injury, premises liability, and medical malpractice.
Having been a litigator her entire career, Laura has extensive experience in all aspects of litigation including pleadings/motions practice, discovery (written and depositions), settlement conference, hearings, trials, etc. She has experience in state courts (district and administrative courts), as well as Federal Courts. Laura also practices nationally via Pro Hac Vice and has experience in trials to both judges and juries in courtrooms all over the state. Having successfully defended her clients in her last five trials/hearings, she has an excellent record in defense trials.
Laura has experience in both small cases and extremely complex multiparty litigation. Some of her successes include achieving a no-pay settlement in a construction defect case in which Plaintiff sought $17 million total and $1,000,000 from her client, and obtaining defense victories in both jury trials and trials to the court.
A Colorado native, Laura grew up in the Westwood neighborhood of Denver and the Belmar area of Lakewood. She attended the University of Colorado for both her undergraduate degree and law school. While at the University of Colorado, Laura made the Dean’s List and was a committee member of the National Lawyers Guild. She spent her summers in a variety of locales including Santa Barbara, Los Angeles, Madrid and Guadalajara.
Outside of the office Laura nurtures her love of art, yoga and snowboarding while preventing her two young sons from terrorizing the family dogs.
Laura is a member of the Colorado Bar, U.S. District Court, the Colorado Defense Lawyers Association, the Colorado Hispanic Bar Association, and the Colorado Women’s Bar Association.