Laura Horton is an experienced trial attorney with a background in accounting and finance. Prior to practicing family law, Laura worked for the New Mexico Attorney General as an appellate attorney and special prosecutor, including regularly arguing complex legal issues before the New Mexico Supreme Court. Laura also practiced as a civil litigator in state, tribal, and federal courts across New Mexico.
As an attorney, Laura has extensive trial experience honing her skills of determining how to best present your case in court. Laura’s experience as a prosecutor brings valuable skills in presenting evidence in your case to ensure your matter is fairly presented to the judge.
Prior to law school, Laura worked in finance in private wealth as well as socially responsible mutual funds. Laura’s knowledge in finance and accounting serves her clients well as they navigate the difficult task of dividing up community assets and debts. Laura actively engages with other professionals in the community to identify resources for her clients’ unique needs.
When Laura is not working, you can find her volunteering in the community or on an adventure. Laura is the co-president of the Women’s Bar Association and a board member on the Albuquerque Bar Association and Domestic Violence Resource Center. Whether it is raising money for scholarships for law students, volunteering to judge high school mock trial, or planning charity golf tournaments, Laura believes volunteering strengthens our community.
Laura has lived all over the world including Manhattan, Oregon, Alaska, and Kosovo. Laura is always embarking on adventures with her family. Most recently, they traveled to the Blue Hole for their diving certification and, this summer, Laura is studying to earn her keel boat certification. Laura is committed to her health and wellness and enjoys spending time at home with family making intricate meals and taking yoga classes, art classes, and music classes.