Laura B. Danielson

Laura B. Danielson


Michigan Trial Attorney

Laura B. Danielson specializes in civil litigation in state and federal court and legal research and writing.


EDUCATION

Central Michigan University (B.S. summa cum laude 2010); Michigan State University College of Law (J.D. summa cum laude 2013); Senior Articles Editor of the Michigan State Law Review; Law Clerk to the Honorable Paul L. Maloney, U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan (2013-2015)

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Grand Rapids Bar Association
  • Women Lawyers Association of Michigan
  • State Bar of Michigan – Law and the Media Committee (2014-present)
  • Federal Bar Association – Young Lawyers Division Committee (2015-present)
  • American Inns of Court (2012-2013)

AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Author of Giving Teeth to the Watchdog: Optimizing Open Records Appeals Processes to Facilitate the Media’s Use of FOIA Laws, 2012 Mich. St. L. Rev. 981 (2014),
  • Author of Camera Shy and Unaccountable: The Constitutional, Statutory, and Democratic Ramifications of Police Seizing and Deleting Photos and Video Taken in Public,
  • Ranked first in the 2013 Michigan State University College of Law class; earned Jurisprudence Achievement Awards for the highest grades in Torts; Civil Procedure; Research, Writing, and Advocacy; Michigan Statutory Personal Injury Practice; Federal Jurisdiction; Basic Income Taxation; Federal Investigation and Prosecution; Criminal Law; Criminal Procedure; and Professional Responsibility

COMMUNITY SERVICE

  • The Pantry food bank, volunteer
  • Elder, musician, and librarian at Fifth Reformed Church
  • Habitat for Humanity, volunteer