Laura is a civil litigator with extensive experience in a wide variety of areas ranging from commercial litigation to insurance defense (including real estate litigation, construction defect, contract disputes, premises liability, defamation - and the list goes on). In addition to her litigation practice, Laura handles alcohol beverage licensing matters. Laura’s litigation practice goes hand-in-hand with her licensing work. It is this experience and broad knowledge base that allows her to provide extraordinary guidance to clients.
Whether it’s a small case or a complex multiparty matter, Laura ensures that each case is provided the same robust attention and focus. Laura walks hand in hand with her clients to ensure the best possible result is achieved.
Laura has obtained significant victories on both the plaintiff and defense side. Laura obtained the 12th highest jury trial verdict awarded in Colorado in 2017 and achieved a no-pay settlement in a multiparty case in which plaintiff sought $17 million total and $1 million from her client. Laura has received defense verdicts in numerous trials.
Laura was appointed by Governor Polis to serve as a 1st Judicial District Judicial Nominating Commissioner. Laura is a board member (and Diversity Director) of the Colorado Defense Lawyer's Association. Laura is an active member of the Colorado Women's Bar Association's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee and chairs its Pipeline to Lawschool Subcommittee (with the goal of increasing the number of diverse attorneys, one of the least diverse professions).
Laura was selected as a 2019 Rising Star by Super Lawyers (Super Lawyers recognizes no more than 2.5% of attorneys in each state as Rising Stars based upon peer recognition and professional achievements).
A Colorado native, Laura grew up in the Westwood neighborhood of Denver and the Belmar area of Lakewood. Outside of the office Laura’s weekends are filled with her sons’ sporting events and searching for the missing socks taken by the ever-elusive dryer monster.
University of Colorado
Dedicated to the advancement of Hispanics in the legal profession and improving the life of the Hispanic community in Colorado.