If you are not a current client of Giffen LLP, please do not include any information in this email that you or someone else considers confidential. You do not become a client of Giffen LLP until Giffen LLP agrees to act for you and confirms representation in writing. Until that time, what you send us cannot be protected by solicitor-client privilege.

  Our Firm  

 

Laura Smith

B.A. (Hons.), J.D.

Articling Student

 

Laura Smith

 

Contact Laura:

Email: lers@giffenlawyers.com

Laura was born and raised in Waterloo, Ontario. She graduated from Queen’s University with a Bachelor of Arts in Honours Religious Studies with a minor in History in 2014.  In 2017, She obtained her law degree from the University of Windsor and her U.S. law degree from the Detroit Mercy Law. During her time at Queen’s, Laura was an active member raising money for CLEW: Cambodian Legal Education for Women, which sent impoverished Cambodian women to law school, as well as Not For Sale Queen’s an organization raising awareness of modern day human slavery. Throughout all three years of law school Laura volunteered at Community Legal Aid assisting clients with limited means, specializing in the family law department her final year.  Laura also assisted family law lawyers giving complimentary legal advice at the House of Sophrosyne in Windsor and the Windsor Youth Centre.

 

Laura began articling with the firm in 2017 and is assisting in a full range of litigation matters, with a primary interest in the area of family law. Laura is a member of the Waterloo Region Law Association.

 

Laura volunteers each week as a reading buddy at the Kitchener Public Library, as well as serving meals at the Women’s Crisis Anselma House.  When not in the office, Laura enjoys reading, writing, spending time with her dog, Harper, and becoming the next William’s sister on the tennis court. She is a sports enthusiast and a former figure skater who still enjoys jumping on the ice from time to time.

 

Back to Our Firm

 

 

Laura Smith

B.A. (Hons.), J.D.

Articling Student

 

Laura Smith

 

Laura was born and raised in Waterloo, Ontario. She graduated from Queen’s University with a Bachelor of Arts in Honours Religious Studies with a minor in History in 2014.  In 2017, She obtained her law degree from the University of Windsor and her U.S. law degree from the Detroit Mercy Law. During her time at Queen’s, Laura was an active member raising money for CLEW: Cambodian Legal Education for Women, which sent impoverished Cambodian women to law school, as well as Not For Sale Queen’s an organization raising awareness of modern day human slavery. Throughout all three years of law school Laura volunteered at Community Legal Aid assisting clients with limited means, specializing in the family law department her final year.  Laura also assisted family law lawyers giving complimentary legal advice at the House of Sophrosyne in Windsor and the Windsor Youth Centre.

 

Laura began articling with the firm in 2017 and is assisting in a full range of litigation matters, with a primary interest in the area of family law. Laura is a member of the Waterloo Region Law Association.

 

Laura volunteers each week as a reading buddy at the Kitchener Public Library, as well as serving meals at the Women’s Crisis Anselma House.  When not in the office, Laura enjoys reading, writing, spending time with her dog, Harper, and becoming the next William’s sister on the tennis court. She is a sports enthusiast and a former figure skater who still enjoys jumping on the ice from time to time.

 


 

Contact Laura:

Email: lers@giffenlawyers.com

 

Back to Our Firm