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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.




Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 30%
    7 years
  2. Divorce: 25%
  3. Family: 25%
  4. Child Custody: 10%
  5. Child Support: 10%


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • R. Michael Elliot

    Ms. Laughrun is one of the most talented, personable lawyers I have worked with. She is universally respected in the courthouse.


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Contact info

Horack, Talley, Pharr & Lowndes, P.A.

2600 One Wells Fargo Center
301 South College Street
Charlotte, NC, 28202


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
LiasonMecklenburg County Public Defender Liason to the Mecklenburg County Domestic Violence CommitteeN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Associate AttorneyHorack, Talley, Pharr & Lowndes, P.A.2014 - Present
AttorneyArnold & Smith, PLLC2012 - 2014
Public DefenderNorth Carolina Public Defender's Office2009 - 2012
Association namePosition nameDuration
North Carolina State BarN/AN/A
Mecklenburg County BarN/AN/A
North Carolina Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Various Family Law Litigation and Mediation CasesPositive
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Publication nameTitleDate
“Family Law Section Lunch & Learn: A Discussion on Contempt”"A Discussion on Contempt”2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Richmond, The T. C. Williams School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2009
College of CharlestonBusiness AdministrationBS - Bachelor of Science2002
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
The Basics of Criminal DefenseSpecial Issues in Domestic Violence2012
Spring Public Defender ConferenceEmerging domestic violence issues2012