also known as Lydia Bree Laughrun, Bree Laughrun
Born and raised in Charlotte, Ms. Laughrun graduated from Myers Park High School and went on to attended the College of Charleston, receiving a degree in business administration. While attending Charleston, she participated in the Honors Program, serving as a justice on the Charleston Honor Board, as well as, serving as judicial chair and elected treasurer of her sorority, Zeta Tau Alpha.
In 2009 Ms. Laughrun graduated cum laude with a certificate of concentration in Family Law from T.C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond on a partial scholarship.
In 2009, Ms. Laughrun returned to her hometown of Charlotte and accepted a position with the Mecklenburg County Public Defender’s Office. During this time, Ms. Laughrun dedicated her practice to defending the rights of those individuals unable to afford counsel, giving a voice to the often overlooked and ignored.
Licensed since 2009
Cash, Check, Credit Card
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Liason||Mecklenburg County Public Defender Liason to the Mecklenburg County Domestic Violence Committee||N/A|
|Associate Attorney||Horack, Talley, Pharr & Lowndes, P.A.||2014 - Present|
|Attorney||Arnold & Smith, PLLC||2012 - 2014|
|Public Defender||North Carolina Public Defender's Office||2009 - 2012|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|North Carolina State Bar||N/A||N/A|
|Mecklenburg County Bar||N/A||N/A|
|North Carolina Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|“Family Law Section Lunch & Learn: A Discussion on Contempt”||"A Discussion on Contempt”||2012|
|University of Richmond, The T. C. Williams School of Law||Certificate of Concentration in Family Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2009|
|College of Charleston||Business Administration||BS - Bachelor of Science||2002|
|The Basics of Criminal Defense||Special Issues in Domestic Violence||2012|
|Spring Public Defender Conference||Emerging domestic violence issues||2012|