Laura is from Homewood, Alabama. 

She graduated from the University of Alabama with a B.F.A in Studio Art and English in 2005 and a M.B.A. in 2009. She received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Alabama School of Law in 2009. She is also a graduate of the National Criminal Defense College.

Laura serves as secretary of the Tuscaloosa County Bar Association.  She is a member of Alabama State Bar, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, and the Volunteer Lawyers Program.

Laura is a founding member of Bonnie's Brigade and she volunteers with the Laura Crandall Brown Foundation to raise awareness and research funds for ovarian cancer. Laura is a member of the Junior League of Tuscaloosa.  Laura also serves on the Tuscaloosa Community Dancer's Board and the PRIDE of Tuscaloosa Board.