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About Me

Lauren Carroll practiced regulatory healthcare law for seven years. In her practice, she represented a variety of healthcare providers, including serving as in-house counsel for a national medical supplier for the past four years.  Armed with this background in the healthcare system, Lauren began representing individuals who were hurt on the job secure maximum workes' compensation benefits.  In 2014, Lauren along with five other lawyers founded Commonwealth Law Group, continuing her practice of assisting Virginians who were injured on the job recover their maximum workers’ compensation benefits.

Through this work, Lauren developed expertise in ensuring that her clients received the benefits they deserve. Lauren’s extensive background in the healthcare legal field gives her a unique perspective when working with doctors, hospitals, government agencies such as Medicare, and medical suppliers to obtain important healthcare benefits for her clients.

After obtaining a Bachelor of Arts in English from James Madison University, Lauren pursued her Juris Doctor at the University of Richmond School of Law. In law school, Lauren was manuscripts editor for the Richmond Journal of Law and Technology and a senior staff member of the Richmond Journal of Law and the Public Interest.

Lauren is an active member of the Richmond legal community and is a member of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association. She has served on the board of directors for a local adult day services provider and for the University of Richmond School of Law Young Graduate Association. She co-authored an article for the Virginia Medical Law Report entitled “Medicare Part D: A Summary” and a presentation for attorneys entitled “The Federal Stark Law: What Every Corporate Lawyer Needs to Know.”

Lauren was admitted to the Virginia State Bar in 2005 and is licensed to practice in Virginia State court and in the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission.


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Practice Areas


  1. Workers Compensation: 90%
  2. Health Care: 10%



Contingent (18-25%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

9 total 

  • Jamie Lynn Karek

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Jamie Karek Workers Compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Matthew Watson Lastrapes

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Matthew Lastrapes Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

Commonwealth Law Group

1506 Staples Mill Road
Suite 202
Richmond, VA, 23230


VAAuthorized to practice law200503/11/2014

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 100Workers' Injury Law & Advocacy Group2015
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
CALI AwardUniversity of Richmond School of LawN/A
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyCommonwealth Law Group2014 - Present
Workers' Compensation LawyerGeoff Mcdonald & Associates2012 - 2014
Corporate CounselHome Care Delivered2008 - 2012
AssociateWilliams Mullen2005 - 2008
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Virginia Workers' Compensation American Inn of CourtN/A2015 - Present
Workers' Injury Law & Advocacy GroupN/A2013 - Present
Virginia Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A2012 - Present
University of Richmond School of Law Young Graduates AssociationBoard Member2008 - 2011
Circle CenterBoard Member2006 - 2011
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Work Back InjurySettled
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Publication NameTitleDate
Virginia Medical Law ReportMedicare Part D: A SummaryN/A
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of RichmondLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
James Madison UniversityN/AN/A2001
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Williams Mullen Stark Law CLEThe Federal Stark Law: What Every Corporate Lawyer Needs to KnowN/A