Lara is an associate at Brown & Crouppen, where she focuses on complex personal injury litigation. Since joining Brown & Crouppen in 2017, Lara has tirelessly represented her clients to ensure that they are not taken advantage of by large corporations or insurance companies. Prior to joining Brown & Crouppen, Lara practiced in the areas of medical malpractice, employment law, commercial litigation, transportation law, workers’ compensation, and insurance defense matters. After several years as a defense attorney, she now uses the knowledge and strategies she learned to help those who have been injured reach the best possible outcome.
Lara is licensed to practice in Missouri and Illinois. She received her law degree from Saint Louis School of Law, where she was a member of the Civil Litigation Clinic. She graduated with honors from the University of Missouri with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and the Multicultural Certificate.
In addition to her work at Brown & Crouppen, Lara has worked on Section 1983 actions for prisoners, unemployment claims, family law matters, and landlord-tenant disputes. She also serves on the Board of Directors and as the secretary for Just Enduring: Living and Loving After Child Loss, the nonprofit organization she and her husband founded.
When not practicing law, Lara enjoys softball, cooking, outdoor activities, and spending time with her husband, daughter, and two dogs.
Areas of practice
- Saint Louis University School of Law — St. Louis, Missouri
Juris Doctor, 2014
- University of Missouri — Columbia, Missouri
Bachelor of Arts (cum laude), Sociology with minors in Spanish, Journalism, Women & Gender Studies, 2010
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
- Missouri Bar Association
- Illinois State Bar Association
- American Bar Association
- Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys
- Lawyers Association of St. Louis
- Women Lawyers’ Association of Greater St. Louis
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