Orange County, CA
Laura Booth graduated from Arizona State University with a degree in political science in 1992, and obtained her Juris Doctor from the University of San Diego School of Law in 1995.
After law school, Laura practiced litigation at Hillsinger & Costanzo in Orange, until 1997, specializing in medical malpractice defense. Laura then joined Murtaugh Meyer Nelson & Treglia LLP in Irvine as an associate, where she concentrated on commercial litigation and employment law until 2000. At Murtaugh, Laura defended many national clients through motion practice and discovery in a wide range of litigation matters.
In 2000, Laura joined Snell & Wilmer, LLP in Costa Mesa as an associate, where she practiced until 2005. At Snell & Wilmer, Laura defended consumer products manufacturers and automobile manufacturers in product liability, premises liability, and commercial litigation. At Snell and Wilmer, Laura was the primary handling attorney on approximately 20-30 litigation matters at a time, and was responsible for each of those cases from in initial pleadings through trial and post-trial, including supervising junior attorneys. Laura has prepared and argued numerous motions in state and federal court, taken hundreds of depositions, has successfully mediated numerous cases, prepared for dozens of trials, and has second-chaired two trials.
Laura left Snell & Wilmer in 2005 to practice law on a reduced schedule, and has been independently doing contract work for attorneys in Orange County from 2005-2009. Laura then joined Taylor Anderson in 2010 where she handled commercial litigation. Laura left Taylor Anderson in 2011 and joined Montage Legal Group.
Laura is currently doing contract work for several law firms and private clients. In addition to her legal work, Laura is on Parent Council at her son’s school and is a member of the National Charity League, Jrs. where she and her daughter work to raise funds and volunteer hands-on for a number of not-for-profit philanthropic organizations in their community including High Hopes Brain Injury Program, the Harry and Grace Steele Children’s Center, and the Pediatric Cancer Foundation.