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Know Your Rights: CoVID-19 and the Workplace

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Laura A. Baures



Laura is dedicated to fighting for employees and applicants who have been discriminated against for unlawful reasons including on the bases of their age, disability, race, color, national origin, religion, and sex. In addition, she helps employees pursue their fair and equal wages owed in the eyes of the law. Her work focuses primarily on representing classes fighting against discrimination. Laura has experience in both federal and private sector matters.

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During law school, Laura won the MSBA Labor and Employment Law Section Law Student Award in Labor Law. Laura participated in the AAJ Regional Trial Competition, was president of the Women Law Students Association, and volunteered for over 100 hours through the Minnesota Justice Foundation working as certified student attorney for the Washington County Public Defender’s Office and at Eldercare Rights Alliance. She also completed an externship with the Honorable Gail Chang Bohr at Minnesota’s Second Judicial District.

Before law school, Laura worked for a local company that provides residential care for people with disabilities where she discovered her passion for employment law.

Admissions & Education

  • Minnesota Supreme Court
  • Wisconsin Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court- District of Minnesota
  • J.D. William Mitchell College of Law
  • B.A. University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire, cum laude

Titles, Awards, & Memberships

  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association Labor and Employment Section
  • Hennepin County Bar Association
  • CALI Award Winner in Labor Law and Estates and Trusts
  • Burton Award Nominee