Laura B. Danielson
Michigan Trial Attorney
Laura B. Danielson specializes in legal research and writing with a focus on personal injury, automobile no-fault law, federal civil rights, and appeals.
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)
- Women Lawyers Association of Michigan – Western Region President
- Grand Rapids Bar Association – (Former Young Lawyers Section Board Member)
- State Bar of Michigan – (Former Law and the Media Committee Member)
- Federal Bar Association
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
- Volunteer at The Green Apple food pantry
- Musician and librarian at Fifth Reformed Church