Laura joined YAD in September 2010. Prior to joining YAD, she worked as an associate attorney in private practice, and as a Clinical Fellow at Suffolk University Law School’s Juvenile Defender Clinic. Laura grew up in Colorado and attended college at University of Colorado, Boulder, and graduated from Suffolk Law School in 2007. She has written and published articles on juvenile justice, human trafficking, and the death penalty. She has also served on the Board of Directors at the Massachusetts Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild since 2008.