Laura E. Burrows

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Annapolis, MD

The Law Office of Laura E. Burrows, LLC
 | 168 West Street, Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone: 410-960-6642
Selected to Rising Stars: 2012, 2014 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2009
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (80%),
  • Appellate (10%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Portuguese,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

The founder of the Law Offices of Laura Burrows, Laura E. Burrows provides compassionate representation to her family law clients. Located in Annapolis, Maryland, she assists people throughout the surrounding areas, including Baltimore, in a variety of matters, including contested and uncontested divorces, child custody and support, property division, and alimony. In addition to being a fierce advocate in the courtroom, Ms. Burrows is also a trained mediator and has experience in collaborative divorce law as well.

In addition to divorces and their related legal issues, Mr. Burrows has experience in preparing and reviewing prenuptial and postnuptial agreements. She helps to obtain protective orders for people who have been the victims of domestic violence, and she assists clients who are seeking to expand their families through the adoption process. Ms. Burrows is frequently appointed by Maryland courts to act as a "child's best interest attorney", similar to a guardian ad litem. Her fellow professionals have awarded her a "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo.

In 2003, Ms. Burrows graduated from Emory University with a Bachelor of Arts in women's studies. After working in private industry, she decided to pursue a legal education and enrolled at the University of Baltimore School of Law. While there, she was a student attorney at the school's Bronfein Family Law Clinic, and she also interned with a judge on the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland before receiving her Juris Doctor in 2009. Ms. Burrows is admitted to practice before all Maryland state courts.

Ms. Burrows is an active participant in a variety of professional organizations. Her memberships include the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, and The Bar Association of Anne Arundel County, Inc.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (80%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Appellate (10%): Appeals

Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%): Mediation

Focus Areas

Family Law: Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Appellate: Appeals

Alternative Dispute Resolution: Mediation

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 6 years

Rising Stars: 2012, 2014 - 2018

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About Laura Burrows

Admitted: 2009, Maryland

Professional Webpage: http://burrowsfamilylaw.com/index.php/meet-us-2/laura-burrow...

Honors and Awards:

  • Maryland Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2014-2017
  • Maryland Rising Star, Super Lawyers 2012
  • Ranked top 20, Oral Argument for Jessup International Moot Court Competition, University of Baltimore School of Law
  • Litigation Fellow, Stephen L. Snyder Center for Litigation Skills, University of Baltimore School of Law

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified Child’s Privilege and Child’s Best Interest Attorney
  • Trained Divorce Mediator
  • Trained Collaborative Law Attorney

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (“AFCC”), Co-Chair, Ambassador Board, 2017
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • Anne Arundel County Bar Association
  • Baltimore County Bar Association
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Maryland Court of Appeals
  • Academy of Professional Family Mediators (APFM)

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Volunteer, Emory Alumni Association
  • Maryland Volunteer Legal Service

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • University of Baltimore School of Law, Family Law Panel, Panelist, 2017
  • Maryland State Bar Association: Starting a Law Practice, Presenter, 2017
  • AFCC 2nd Annual Educational Seminar, Panelist, 2016
  • Presenter, Child Support Workshop, The Law Office Of Laura E. Burrows, 2015
  • Presenter, Maryland State Bar Association: Hanging Out A Shingle, Spring 2015

Educational Background:

  • Emory University, 
Atlanta, Georgia
, B.A., Honors: Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society and Women’s Studies of the Year
Office Location for Laura E. Burrows

168 West Street
Annapolis, MD 21401

Phone: 410-960-6642

 

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Last Updated: 8/22/2017

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