Laurie handles premises liability matters for retail facilities, daycare centers, amusement parks, homeowners and businesses involving personal injury matters and governmental entities. Laurie is also a certified arbitrator in Philadelphia.
Prior to joining Marshall Dennehey, Laurie served as a law clerk to the Honorable Gene D. Cohen in the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County where she wrote judicial opinions, observed trials, and prepared lecture materials for the National Judicial College.
Laurie is a graduate of Temple University School of Law and Ursinus College.
•The Art of the Deposition, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, June 2015
•Premises Liability Litigation: Focus on the Slip, Trip and Fall Case, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, November 2014
•Trying a Case in State Court from Start to Finish, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, July 2012, June 2014
•Preservation of Evidence--Counsel's Responsibility?, Defense Research Institute 15th Annual Personal Injury Potpourri, Philadelphia, PA, April 16, 2013
•Handling the Slip Trip & Fall, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Winter 2012, August 2010
•Pennsylvania's New Joint and Several Liability Law, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, October 2011
•Premises Liability Seminar, Pennsylvania Association for Justice, 2010
•How the Medicare, Medicaid and SCHIP Extension Act of 2007 Will Impact our Practice, May 26, 2009
•Accident Documentation and Investigation, 2007 to present
• Managing a Litigation Practice From a Woman's Perspective, The Pennsylvania Lawyer, July-August, 2014
• Let's Spare Some Trees - Standard Discovery Requests in Philadelphia Arbitration Cases, Defense Digest, Vol. 11, No. 3, September 2005
• With Friends Like These, Who Needs Enemies? Defense Digest, Vol. 10, No. 4, December 2004
• The Jury Can Only Follow the Instructions It's Given: An Analysis of Vallone v. Creech, Defense Digest, Vol. 9, No. 3, September 2003
Honors & Awards
•Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Rising Star, 2005-2008, 2013-2015
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Year Joined Organization
The Dispute Resolution Institutes 15th Annual Personal Injury Potpourri
Apr 16, 2013
Topics include: Confidential Insight into the Sandusky case; PA Civil Litigation Update; Automobile Appellate Watch; Important Tips for Product Cases; Courtroom Conduct that Jurors Dislike; Deposing the Independent Witness; Unique Technology...
Managing a Litigation Practice from a Woman's Perspective
July 1, 2014