For more information about me, visit my page at: https://www.groveslawoffices.com/attorneys/laura-m-groves/
Prior to entering law school, I volunteered for the Seattle Public Defenders office assisting the office by conducting witness interviews and investigations. During my third year of law school, I worked as a law clerk for a trust and probate litigation firm in Tacoma, Washington.
I am an advocate for early childhood education and have volunteered my time on the parent’s boards of the Denise Louse Education Center in Seattle, Washington and University PreSchool in Cheney, Washington. I continue to volunteer in the community whenever possible; most recently having a foreign exchange student live with my family for the 2011 school year.
I spend a great deal of time with my family camping, hiking, bowling and practicing archery as well as other activities. I also enjoy sewing, cross stitch and reading.
My legal practice is based on helping families through some of the most difficult times they are ever going to face. My goal is to provide excellent legal representation, personal service, and understanding to each of my clients and never allow them to forget there will always be someone on their side. I strive to craft the best possible outcome for each and every one of my clients, so they can move forward in the best manner possible.
At the end of each day my name is on the door of this practice and I take great pride in this. I do not have to answer to any other person’s agenda. I have the ability to practice law in an ethical, compassionate and tenacious manner, putting my client’s needs first.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Law Firm Pro Bono Award||Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association||2019|
|Pro Bono and Public Service Award - Apex Award||Washington State Bar Association||2019|
|Cum Laude||2 BA's with Honors||2001|
|McNair Scholar||McNair Scholar Program||2000|
|Pro Tem Commissioner||Pierce County Superior Court||2017 - Present|
|Attorney||Groves Law Offices, LLP - Family Law Clinic||2017 - Present|
|Owner/Attorney||Groves Law Offices, LLP||2011 - Present|
|Attorney||Law Offices of Jason S. Newcombe||2008 - 2011|
|Owner/Attorney||Groves Law Offices, PS||2007 - 2008|
|Attorney||Mirghanbari Law Offices||2006 - 2007|
|Law Clerk||Balsam McNallen||2004 - 2005|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Washington State Bar Association, Family Law Section||Member||2015 - Present|
|Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association||Member||2014 - Present|
|Washington State Bar Association||Member||2005 - Present|
|Seattle University School of Law||JD||2005|
|Eastern Washington University||BA||2001|
|Dissolution with Children||50/50 Custody|
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