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Laura Schmitt Moore
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  • Attorney

Location:

Niwot, CO

Phone:

Fax:

303-652-2449

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Ms. Moore has practiced law in Colorado since 1993, after graduating from the Willamette University College of Law in Salem, Oregon. Ms. Moore graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from the University of Colorado in Boulder in 1987. Also in 1987, she completed a paralegal certification course at the Denver Paralegal Institute. Ms. Moore joined the law firm of Warren, Carlson & Moore, LLP in October of 2011.

Ms. Moore is a member of the Colorado and Boulder Bar Associations. Her community involvement included volunteer work for schools in the St. Vrain School District, and as a past member of the Board of Directors of the Niwot High School Education Foundation. Ms. Moore served as a judge for the State Mock Trial Competitions. Ms. Moore also served as a mentor and judge for the Brighton Teen Court program. Since 2015, Ms. Moore has been a singing member of Boulder Chorale, and presently serves on their Board of Directors.

Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning 40%
  • Probate 25%
  • Personal Injury 25%
  • Adoption 5%
  • Traffic and DUI defense 5%

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 1993
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado, 2000

Education

  • Willamette University College of Law, Salem, Oregon
    • J.D. - 1993
  • University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado
    • B.A. - 1987
    • Major: English Literature

Published Works

  • Oregon's Elective Share in a Non-probate World: The Surviving Spouse, 29 Will.L.Rev 1, 1993
  • "Settling the Minor's Personal Injury Settlement", Boulder's Women's Magazine, July, 1998
  • Co-Author, “End of Life Options Bill Withdrawn”, Boulder Bar Association Newsletter, April, 2016
  • Co-Author, “Death and Taxes in 2017”, Boulder Bar Association Newsletter, March, 2017

Classes/Seminars

  • Brighton Teen Court program, Mentor

Honors and Awards

  • State Mock Trial Competitions
  • Brighton Teen Court program

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Colorado Bar Association, 1993 to Present
  • Boulder Bar Association, 1993 to Present
  • Former Co-Chair, Boulder Bar Association’s Tax, Estate Planning and Probate Committee
  • Boulder County Legal Services

Past Employment Positions

  • Martin & Mehaffy, LLC, Attorney, 1993 to 2003
  • Garlin Driscoll Howard, LLC, Attorney, 2006 to 2010
  • Law Offices of Laura S. Moore, LLC, Attorney, 10/2003 to 05/2006
  • Law Offices of Laura S. Moore, LLC, Attorney, 07/2010 to 10/2011

Pro Bono Activities

  • Life Fellow, Boulder County Bar Foundation
  • Boulder County Legal Services
  • St. Vrain School District, Volunteer
  • Niwot High School Education Foundation, Board of Directors

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Gamma Phi Beta