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Associate - Laura A. Fisher

Laura A. Fisher


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Laura Fisher is an associate in the School Law Practice Group.  Laura focuses on legal matters related to private and public  educational institutions.  Prior to law school, Laura provided English and writing instruction at Holyoke Community College in Massachusetts.  While in law school, Laura served as an intern in the Office of the General Counsel for the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection and the Massachusetts Court of Appeals.  She also worked as a law clerk at a firm in Springfield, Massachusetts.


  • Public Interest Scholar, Western New England University School of Law
  • Senior Articles Editor, Western New England Law Review, Vol. 37
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Awards: Constitutional Law, Contracts, Property, Criminal Law, Civil Procedure, Income Tax I, Environmental Law, Estate and Gift Tax, and Business Succession Planning.
  • The Norman Prance Award for Academic Excellence
  • Catherine Bean Street Endowed Memorial Scholarship
  • Smith College David Burres Memorial Law Prize

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Hampshire County Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Grow Food Northampton, Inc., Member, Board of Directors; Chair, Governance Committee
  • Ted Sparko Memorial Community Garden: Founder and Coordinator
  • Fred D. Wish School Volunteer Tutor Program
  • Lawyers Collaborative for Diversity Mentor Program

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  • Western New England University School of Law, J.D., 2015, summa cum laude
  • Smith College, B.A., 2009
  • Oxford University, 2008

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut
  • Massachusetts
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