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Laura Buck is an attorney at Young, Cotter & Meade, LLC and practices in both the New Orleans and Lafayette offices. Laura is particularly experienced in immigration law, having practiced in the immigration section of the Stuart H. Smith Law Clinic and Center for Social Justice before joining the firm. Laura is the Co-Founder and Vice Chair of the Immigration Law Member Section of the Louisiana State Bar Association. She is also a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. Laura focuses on all areas of immigration law with a particular emphasis on defense in removal proceedings, family-based immigration, employment-based immigration, naturalization, and humanitarian forms of relief.


Languages spoken: Spanish, English

Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 100%
    3 years



Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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    I endorse this lawyer. Our firm doesn't practice immigration but I know that if we have a question, we can count on her to provide the right answers.


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Contact info

909 Poydras St.
Suite 1600
New Orleans, LA, 70112

Young, Cotter & Meade, LLC

315 S College Rd.
Suite 163
Lafayette, LA, 70503-3264



LAEligible to practice law201207/08/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Civil Law AwardLouisiana State Bar Association2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney at LawYoung, Cotter & Meade, LLC2012 - Present
Student PractitionerStuart H. Smith Law Clinic and Center for Social Justice2011 - 2012
ExternU.S. District Court For The Eastern District Of Louisiana2011 - 2011
Association namePosition nameDuration
New Orleans Bar AssociationMember2015 - Present
LSBA Immigration Law SectionCo-Founder / Vice Chair2014 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers Association (MidSouth chapter)Member2012 - Present
Louisiana State Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
Tulane Law ReviewAssociate Editor2011 - 2012
La Alianza del DerechoMember2009 - 2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Tulane University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor, cum laude2012
Tulane UniversityLegal Studies in BusinessBachelor of Science in Management, magna cum laude2009
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Business Innovators Radio ShowLaura Buck, Immigration Attorney2016
USDA National Hispanic Heritage Month ProgramMyths and Misconceptions About the Hispanic Immigrant Community2015