No matter what the family law issue, Laurel aims to provide compassionate support coupled with extensive legal knowledge to help her clients achieve the best possible outcome.
To provide outstanding legal representation to individuals during their most sensitive family law matters, Laurel works tirelessly to develop detailed and tailored legal strategies that address the unique needs of her clients.
As it relates to family law, she provides services for prenuptial agreements, divorce, spousal support, asset and debt division, and post-divorce financial planning. For families, she provides counsel related to child custody and parenting time, child support, adoptions, guardianship and conservatorship, guardian ad litem work, and more.
In addition to family law, Laurel has general civil litigation experience.
From divorce to child custody — and everything in between — family law matters are difficult to face and can be emotionally draining. We can work with you to ensure that the process goes smoothly, no matter how simple or complex your circumstances are. We can help with divorce, annulment, custody, child support, parenting time, spousal support, prenuptial agreements, guardianship, property division, adoptions, guardian ad litem, and more.
Laurel grew up in Salina, Kansas and earned her bachelor’s degree in English and Communication Studies with distinction and university and departmental honors from the University of Kansas in 2015. She pursued her law degree through the University of Kansas School of Law and received her J.D. in 2018.
While in law school, Laurel was a member of the Kansas Journal of Law and Public Policy, serving as staff editor and articles editor. She also clerked for Kennedy Berkley; interned with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in Washington, D.C.; participated in the Legal Aid Clinic, moot court, and mock trial; and served as a Wheat Law Library research assistant.
In the legal and surrounding community, Laurel has served in the following organizations:
State of Kansas Indigents Defense Services Board, Board Member, 2018 – Present
Salina Child Care Association Board, Member, 2018 – Present
Greater Salina Community Foundation, Grants & Scholarships Committee Member, 2019 – Present
Salina Area United Way Board, Member, 2019 – Present
Kansas Bar Association Board of Governors, Governor 2021 – Present
Saline - Ottawa County Bar Association, 2019 – Present
Kansas Women Attorneys Association, Committee Chair, 2019 - 2021
University of Kansas, B.S.
University of Kansas, J.D.
United States District Court