Laura joined the firm in January 2008. Her area of expertise is immigration law. She handles a variety of immigration matters for businesses and individuals. She assists employers in their quest to obtain immigrant and nonimmigrant visas for employees, as well as ensuring I-9 compliance. She is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and the Columbus Bar Association. Laura is fluent in Spanish. With her help, immigrants have obtained permanent residency status, nonimmigrant visas, temporary protected status, asylum, and waiver of foreign residency requirement.
Laura received her J.D. from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law in 2003 and her B.S. from The Ohio State University in 2000. She is admitted to practice law in the State of Ohio and the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio.
Laura is Board Trustee of Community Mediation Services of Central Ohio and an active participant in Franklin County’s Interfaith Legal Services Clinic. With the support of her husband, who is a professional athlete and co-owner of a local running company, Laura has successfully completed several half marathons.