Lori Elaine Laird is a Texas attorney and mediator. Prior to becoming an attorney... more
Lori Elaine Laird is a Texas attorney and mediator. Prior to becoming an attorney she was a police officer, serving as a patrol officer, a patrol sergeant, hostage negotiator and member of the department’s Honor Guard. She was also an instructor at the police academy teaching the United States and Texas Constitutions and Police Professionalism and Ethics to police officers from across the sta... view profile
After graduating Law School, I served as an Assistant District Attorney in Houston,... more
After graduating Law School, I served as an Assistant District Attorney in Houston, Texas, for 3 1/2 years where I learned how to try lawsuits. I prosecuted everything from misdemeanors to murders. Leaving the DA's office, I went into private practice handling most everything that came in the door. In 1989, I was certified in two areas by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization-- Family Law an... view profile
Family law includes laws of marriage, civil unions, same-sex relationships, domestic partnerships, divorce, separation, property settlements, alimony, spousal abuse, adoption, child abuse, child support, child custody and kidnapping. If you need help with a family-related legal issue, a family law attorney can advise in family disputes as well as represent you in lawsuits.