Prior to joining the LAJC, Lauren worked as a Case Counseling Attorney at the Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless in Washington, D.C. In this role, she supervised pro bono attorneys taking on a wide variety of housing matters, while maintaining her own personal caseload. Prior to joining the Legal Clinic, Lauren served as the Housing Initiative Attorney at the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center, overseeing the Housing Right to Counsel Project and supervising the Landlord Tenant Resource Center. She also worked as an attorney at the Neighborhood Legal Services Program, where she specialized in housing law, specifically eviction defense and subsidy termination cases.
Lauren holds a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Florida, and a J.D. from The George Washington University School of Law. In her spare time, she enjoys playing tennis with her husband and snuggling her two cats.