Laura joined Hendler Flores Law in the summer of 2020, bringing with her a genuine passion for helping clients get the justice they deserve. Laura primarily handles civil rights cases, working to bring justice to those injured by law enforcement. Laura also works on toxic tort, dangerous drug, and medical malpractice cases.

Laura graduated from Texas Tech University School of Law in 2017. While at school she interned at both the Texas House of Representatives and the United States House of Representatives. After graduation, she spent three years at an Austin-based law firm focused on representing clients in a range of civil litigation matters.

Laura is an avid baker, painter, and reader. She ardently enjoys not killing her plants, and kayaking and hiking with the dogs: Judge Pawsner and Docket.   

Education

Texas Tech University School of Law, Doctorate of Jurisprudence, May 2017

Activities:

  • Texas Tech Law Review (Articles Editor Vol. 49, Staff Member Vol. 48)
  • Board of Barristers
  • Student Bar Association (American Bar Association Representative 2015–2017)
  • Judicial Clerkship Committee (Student Member);
  • Student Recruitment Council
  • Texas Tech University Supreme Court (Associate Justice)

Honors:

  • Dean’s List;
  • Pro Bono Honor Roll;
  • Pro Bono Excellence Award;
  • Federal Bar Association, Blask Fellow (2015);
  • Dean’s Community Teaching Fellow Certification Award;
  • Sandra Day O’ Connor Distinguished Lectureship Scholarship; and
  • Five (5) Board of Barrister’s Top Oralist Awards.

Texas Tech University (Lubbock, TX)

B.A. in History with minors in Legal Studies and Political Science, May 2014

Professional Memberships & Honors

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Austin Bar Association
  • Austin Young Lawyers Association
  • Barbara Jordan American Inn of Court
  • Northwest Austin Rotary Club (Scholarship Committee (2019); Volunteer Organizer (2019); Vice President of Vocational Services (2020))
  • ELLAS: Executive Latinas in Leadership Association
  • Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce: Hispanic Leadership Association (HAL), 2019

Honors

Recipient of the Guillermo Calderón, Jr. Leadership Award, a peer-selected honor.

Community Involvement

Volunteer Work:

  • Austin Young Lawyers Association, Bar and Grill;
  • Civic Youth Ambassador Program (Founder);
  • Saint Louise House;
  • Bluebonnet Trails Community Services;
  • Circle of Hope
  • It’s My Park Day, Austin Parks Foundation.

Programs:

  • Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce: Hispanic Leadership Association (HAL), 2019
  • Activities: Founded the Youth Civic Ambassadors program— a program through the YMCA’s Texas Youth and Government program that brought elected and executive officials to area high schools to discuss the role and function of local government as part of a three-part lecture series.

 

 

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