Qualified, Dedicated, Experienced
Lauren is a dedicated public servant. She maintains a busy trial docket and a large hearing docket. Lauren is regularly involved in mentorship and speaking events for the various committees of the Houston Bar Association.
Prior to her time on the bench, Lauren was an experienced civil and criminal litigator, where she was seasoned first chair trial lawyer. She has worked in large law firms, a specialized litigation boutique, and as an Assistant District Attorney for Harris County. She was named a Rising Star by Texas Super Lawyers Magazine and is also on the faculty of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy.
Lauren has a fierce love for the law, which is exemplified by her work ethic on the bench. Lauren is known for her preparedness, her comprehension of all facets of the law, and her ability to get the heart of complicated legal disputes. She does all of this with a respectful and friendly temperament to both sides and with a deep respect for the justice system.
Lauren graduated with Honors from New York University with a degree in Dramatic Writing. She attended Harvard Law School, where she was the Co-Chair of La Alianza, the Latino Law Students’ Association.
Lauren is also passionate about a wide variety of organizations and causes outside of the courtroom. Lauren is prior member of The Junior League of Houston, as well as serving on the Board of Directors for The Catastrophic Theatre and for Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast. But with everything going on life, Lauren still finds time for her loving husband, Michael, and their children.