Laura graduated with honors from the University of South Carolina
in 1997. During law school, Laura was on the Law Review, was active
in the American Trial Lawyers Association trial competition, and
received other academic honors.
Laura began her practice in 1997 working in civil litigation as
defense attorney in automobile collisions and insurance law.
Thereafter, Laura ran the North Carolina office for a multi-state
firm, practicing as a Plaintiff's attorney in the areas of worker's
compensation and personal injury, and other civil litigation.
From 2000 through 2003, Laura operated Laura S. Jenkins, P.C.
serving the community mainly in the areas of worker's compensation
and personal injury. Starting in 2003, Ms. Jenkins worked as an
associate attorney for the law office of James Scott Farrin in the
areas of worker's compensation and civil litigation of serious
Since October 2004, Laura has re-established her own practice,
with the goal of serving the community with the expertise that she
has generated over her career. Laura S. Jenkins, PC is a small and
expanding business with the hire of a new associate attorney and
providing services in Spanish to our Spanish speaking population.
University of South Carolina, Juris Doctor, 1997
Second Place ATLA trial competition
North Carolina State University, Bachelor of Arts in Business
A.J. Fletcher Music Scholar
University and Chamber Choirs
Performer and back stage volunteer - theatrical productions
Legal and Community Involvement
- Admission North Carolina Bar, 1997
- Admission US District Court for the Eastern District of NC,
- Professional Memberships:
NC Academy of Trial Lawyers, 2000
NCATL Worker's Compensation Section, 2000
NCATL AutoTorts Section, 2000
Association of the Trial Lawyers of America, 2004
- Attorney/Coach for various High School NCATL mock trial
- Evaluate Judge for NCATL mock trial competition
- Leadership, backstage, volunteer and performance roles at
various triangle theaters.
- Tutor for adults for Literacy Council of Wake County