Jeffrey Laurence, J.D., CLU®, ChFC®* has been practicing law in Washington State since 1992 and has been a member of the California State Bar since 1995. He graduated with a Juris Doctor degree from the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University in 1991, and a Bachelor of Science in History with a minor in Anthropology from Utah State University in 1988. He also attended the University of New Mexico. For the first seven and a half years of his practice, he focused on estate planning and small business advising. In 2000 he went in-house with Safeco Life & Investments and assisted in the transition to Symetra Life Insurance Company where he managed government affairs.
Jeff was a member of the board of the Association of Washington Business (AWB) from 2009 - 2012, and served as a member of the board and treasurer of the Seattle chapter of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society for over 15 years. After achieving the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America, Jeff continued his commitment to Scouting as an adult, serving for a time in the role of District Commissioner of the Aurora District of the Chief Seattle Council.
In 2014 Jeff joined Genworth Financial as an Associate General Counsel in Lynchburg Virginia.
Licensed since 1992
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|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|District Award of Merit||Boy Scouts of America||1994|
|Associate General Counsel||Genworth||2014 - Present|
|Attorney||Jeffrey Laurence Attorney||2011 - 2014|
|Senior Counsel & Government Affairs||Symetra Financial Corporation||2004 - 2011|
|Counsel||Safeco Insurance Company||2000 - 2004|
|Attorney||Jeffrey Laurence Attorney||1992 - 2000|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Association of Washington Business||Board Member||2009 - 2012|
|American Council of Life Insurers||Member of State Legislative Strategy Group||2006 - 2011|
|Society of Financial Service Professionals||Member||2002 - 2012|
|National Structured Settlement Trade Association||Chair of Legal Committee||2001 - 2003|
|J. Reuben Clark Law Society (Seattle Chapter)||Treasurer||1997 - Present|
|Substantial Paper Requirement J Reuben Clark Law Library||Groundwater Basin Establishment and Closure in Riparian Jurisdictions||1990|
|The American College||N/A||ChFC - Chartered Financial Consultant||2011|
|The American College||N/A||CLU - Chartered Life Underwriter||2002|
|Brigham Young Univ J Reuben Clark LS UT||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1991|
|Utah St Univ||History||BS - Bachelor of Science||1988|
|University of New Mexico||Anthropology||N/A||N/A|
|Ethics & Professional Responsibility||Sarbanes Oxley and the WSBA: Interim Formal Ethics Opinion 2||2004|
|How to Draft Wills CLE||Non-trust Will Substitutes||1994|