Laura Burgess

Of Counsel

Personal mantra:

Run Toward the Roar.

Let’s get personal:

Laura is a Texan turned South Floridian. She has been a proud Miami resident and Double ‘Cane for 16 years.

Causes she supports:

South Miami Kendall Bar Association
Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar (2017-Present)


Real Estate Litigation, Landlord/Tenant Law, Shareholder disputes.

Professional experience:

Laura has 8 (since Sept. 2013) full years of litigation experience.
Winning outcomes before the 3rd District Court of Appeal on briefing and oral argument obtaining 6 figure judgments and resolutions in case matters.

What do you want the client to feel when working with you?

“Comfortable to go over any aspect of the case in as much depth as necessary for them to understand the process and be confident in whatever matter they are pursuing or defending”.


Awards & Publications

-Law Firm of the Year in Complex Commercial Litigation, USA by Lawyer Monthly’s ‘Women in Law Awards’, 2021
-Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar (2017-Present)
-Miami Law Outstanding Public Interest Scholarship
-Ethel & Walter Beckham Scholarship
-Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court, largest moot court competition in the world, Oralist Award & Memorial/BriefAward
-C.A.L.I. Award (Highest Grade/ “Book Award”), Legal Research & Writing
-Dean’s Certificate of Achievement (Highest Grade) in Comparative Constitutional Law and University of Miami Law’s “STREET Law” Program (Community education program for advancing legal knowledge and advocacy skills for local high school students)
-Honor Society of Bar & Gavel
-Phi Beta Kappa
-South Miami Kendall Bar Association



– J.D., University of Miami School of Law, Cum Laude

– B.A., Economics and English, University of Miami, Summa Cum Laude

– Foreign Languages Minor

Bar Admissions and Certifications


– State of Florida
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida

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