Laura Ames

Partner Profile: Laura Goldin Ames

We regularly highlight the efforts of those who work to make our justice system more accessible and equitable for all. This Partner Profile features Lara Goldin Ames, a member of DCBF’s Young Lawyers Network Leadership Council.

Laura Goldin Ames

Attorney Advisor

Federal Government

Years on the Job
1 year

Where did you grow up?
Northern NJ

What brought you to DC?
Federal government employment

Interesting Facts

Favorite Vacation Spot

Guilty Pleasure
Eating sweets

One item from your bucket list
Visiting every continent, except Antarctica.

Reading, cooking, baking, exercising

One thing (other than your phone) you never leave home without

Career Path

Most rewarding element of your work
Contributing to government efficiency.

If I hadn’t become a lawyer, I’d…
Own a dog grooming/day care business.

Legal Aid in DC

Legal aid is important to me because…
Everyone deserves a chance to be heard.

Your dream for our legal system is…
Access for everyone.

DCBF Volunteer

How long have you volunteered with DCBF?
1 year

What is the greatest benefit to you in serving as a volunteer?
Meeting other attorneys dedicated to access to justice.


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