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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.

*The marks CLU® and ChFC® are the property of The American College and may only be used by individuals who have successfully completed the initial and ongoing certification requirements for these designations.


Practice areas


  1. Insurance: 40%
  2. Tax: 20%
  3. Business: 20%
  4. Administrative Law: 20%

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Contact info


MS 3-040
700 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA, 24504


VAAuthorized to practice law201403/31/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
District Award of MeritBoy Scouts of America1994
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Associate General CounselGenworth2014 - Present
AttorneyJeffrey Laurence Attorney2011 - 2014
Senior Counsel & Government AffairsSymetra Financial Corporation2004 - 2011
CounselSafeco Insurance Company2000 - 2004
AttorneyJeffrey Laurence Attorney1992 - 2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
Association of Washington BusinessBoard Member2009 - 2012
American Council of Life InsurersMember of State Legislative Strategy Group2006 - 2011
Society of Financial Service ProfessionalsMember2002 - 2012
National Structured Settlement Trade AssociationChair of Legal Committee2001 - 2003
J. Reuben Clark Law Society (Seattle Chapter)Treasurer1997 - 2014
Publication nameTitleDate
Substantial Paper Requirement J Reuben Clark Law LibraryGroundwater Basin Establishment and Closure in Riparian Jurisdictions1990
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
The American CollegeN/AChFC - Chartered Financial Consultant2011
The American CollegeN/ACLU - Chartered Life Underwriter2002
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
Utah State UniversityHistoryBS - Bachelor of Science1988
University of New MexicoAnthropologyN/AN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Ethics & Professional ResponsibilitySarbanes Oxley and the WSBA: Interim Formal Ethics Opinion 22004
How to Draft Wills CLENon-trust Will Substitutes1994