Ms. Laura Rivas was born in San Antonio, Texas but grew up in the greater Dallas area in Allen, Texas. Laura obtained her Bachelor of Science degree from Texas A&M University in 2012. Laura went to work in the biochemistry field for a year after graduating from college, but quickly decided that she wanted to transition her career into law. Laura attended St. Mary’s University School of Law in San Antonio, Texas where she graduated in 2016 with her Doctor of Jurisprudence degree with honors. During law school, Laura worked as a law clerk for Locke Lord, LLP’s corporate/transactional law department and a criminal defense firm. Prior to joining Shamieh Law, Laura gained valuable experience representing plaintiffs at another Dallas-based personal injury law firm. Laura is a dedicated advocate for those who have been injured or have lost a loved one due to another party’s negligence, particularly victims in motor vehicle collisions, premises liability, and wrongful death cases. Laura’s top priority is championing her clients’ interests, understanding the challenges they face, and helping them secure just compensation and resolution for their losses. In her free time, Laura enjoys traveling, working out, and hanging out with her two dogs, Callie and Cowboy.
- J.D., The University of Texas School of Law
- B.A., Tufts University
- State Bar of Texas
- Dallas Trial Lawyers Association
- Dallas Bar Association
- Dallas Women Lawyer’s Association
- Dallas CASA