Lauren graduated Valedictorian from Belen High School in 2002. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of New Mexico in 2006 having completed the University Honors Program and studied Criminology with a minor in Mathematics.

After receiving her undergraduate degree, Lauren taught high school math as part of Teach For America, an AmeriCorps program and national movement working for educational equity in public schools.

After completing her commitment to Teach For America, Lauren returned to Albuquerque to fulfill her dream of attending law school at the University of New Mexico School of Law. Lauren graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2011 and was admitted to practice law in New Mexico.

Lauren is enthusiastic about the law and excited to work hard for her community. Lauren wants to use the blessings God has given her to serve the Valencia County area and keep Christ at the center of her legal practice.

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