Laurie A. Washington was chosen for The Missouri Bar Leadership Academy 2015-2016. The academy, now in its 16th year, seeks diversity in gender, race, area of practice, and locality of practice with the goal of including attorneys from underrepresented areas to broaden and strengthen The Missouri Bar.
Laurie received her B.A. degree from Florida State University and her J.D. degree from St. Louis University School of Law. Laurie specializes in the area of juvenile law. She is a member of The Missouri Bar, Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association, and the NAACP Springfield Branch.