For nearly thirty years Laurie Giles has been a strong advocate for families and individuals during life's most challenging times; divorce, dealing with aging and ill loved ones; legal protection, asset protection, end of life decisions, estate administration, workplace discrimination and harassment. She has the knowledge and compassion to guide clients through the legal maze and reach a workable resolution which best suits their personal needs and desires.
Laurie Giles, who is the Author of What Now? Divorce Planning and What Now? Elder Planning (both available on Amazon) is the recipient of numerous professional honors including:
Best of Fairfield County
The American Institute of Family Law Attorneys - 10 Best
The National Black Lawyers – Top 100 National Black Lawyers
AVVO ranking 10
Laurie Giles has served numerous judicial and governmental appointments. These appointments include Family Special Master - Connecticut Superior Court, Ethics Commissioner – Trumbull, CT. Hearing Officer –Bridgeport, CT Board of Education, Labor Relations Officer- Bridgeport, CT, and Co-Chair United States Justice Department convened task force- Trumbull, CT.
Her ability to present complex legal and business issues in an understandable manner has made her a sought-after speaker, continuing education lecture, and media source. A former radio talk show host, she has been a guest on numerous local and national radio and television shows. She has been featured in numerous publications including The New York Times, Hearst Connecticut Publications, Globe and Mail, Arthritis Today, Charlotte Observer, Work Style and the Connecticut Law Tribune.
Ms. Giles received a Bachelor of Psychology from Springfield College. She received her Masters in Higher Education Administration from Eastern Nazarene College and a J.D. from Rutgers University. She also completed certified mediator training at Syracuse University.