Throughout her career, Laura has continually sought out innovative and diverse ways to help everyday folks communicate and advocate for themselves and their communities. Laura mediates for the San Diego County Small Claims Court under the National Conflict Resolution Center (NCRC) weekly in addition to her private practice. She also started the San Diego County Professional Development Group a chapter of the Southern California Mediation Association. Laura completed the Mindful Based Stress Reduction course in 2019 and has been an ongoing student of mindfulness and mindful-self compassion. In her private practice, Laura hosts conversation groups to help older adults make life-decisions as they age, and preschool families connect and discuss questions and concerns about child development and the preschools’ practices and guiding principles. Laura also helps small businesses, families, and community members resolve conflicts such as Boundary-Setting, Reunification, Decisions on Divorce, Elder Care, Landlord-Tenant, Contractor-Client, and more.