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Laura M.K. Young

Attorney
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Laura M. K. Young

Attorney

Laura Young has devoted her career to representing individuals who have experienced hardship. As an attorney at the Licata Bankruptcy Firm, she is motivated by helping clients navigate to a fresh start.

Educational Experience

Laura graduated from Glendale High School and later Drury University where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Psychology. She attended law school at the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Law.

While in law school, Laura was the vice president of the student chapter of the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, the vice president of the Animal Law Society, and the vice justice of the Benton Chapter of Phi Alpha Delta.

Legal Background Experience

Prior to moving back to Springfield, Laura practiced in Kansas City where she represented clients in personal injury and workers’ compensation cases. She is an experienced trial attorney who has successfully represented clients in civil jury trials and workers’ compensation trials. Her many years of experience representing individuals both in and out of the courtroom have made her a strong and capable advocate for her clients.

Laura uses her prior experience as a trial attorney and in-depth knowledge of personal injury and workers’ compensation to benefit the clients of Licata Law Firm as a bankruptcy attorney in Springfield Missouri. Understanding how these fields of law intertwine provides for the best possible outcome.

Admitted to Practice

She is admitted to practice in Missouri and Kansas State Courts, the United States District Courts for the Western District of Missouri, and the United States Supreme Court. Laura is a member of the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association, Southern Missouri Women Lawyers, and Phi Alpha Delta.

Hobbies

In her free time, Laura enjoys outdoor activities including running, hiking, riding horses, and boating. She also enjoys spending time with her family, trying new experiences, and traveling.


For a free initial consultation with an experienced lawyer, reach out to Licata Bankruptcy Firm. Contact us online or call (417) 213-5006.

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  • Expertise 2021
  • Client Champion 2019
  • American Institute of Legal Counsel 10 Best Attorney
  • BBB Accredited Business
  • Lawyers of Distinction 2018
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  • Avvo Rating Top Attorney

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