Laura French is a counselor and cheerleader of clients, combining her experiences and insights as a mom and lawyer to serve you, provide solutions, and support your family and business throughout the cycles of life. Laura works with her clients from the perspectives of lawyer, wife, mother, and entrepreneur.

The founder of French Law Group, LLC, Laura graduated with honors from Auburn University, obtained her juris doctor from the Georgia State University College of Law, and her LL.M. (masters of law) in Taxation from the University of Alabama. A tax attorney, Laura focuses her practice on all aspects of legacy, life and estate planning from wills to probate, guardianship and conservatorships, as well as corporate and business matters.

Laura is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States, the state and federal courts of the State of Georgia and the State of Alabama, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States District Courts of Georgia. She is a member of the Electric Cooperative Bar Association, the Rockdale County Bar Association, and President of the Georgia Electric Membership Corporation Council Association for 2012-2013. Mrs. French is a registered neutral with the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution and is the founder and principal of Clare, French & Benton, LLC Mediation Services. Laura is an Adjunct Professor of Wills, Trusts and Estates. She is a frequent lecturer on estate planning, corporate and general legal matters.

Drawing on her experience, knowledge, and training, Laura will help you determine your wishes, articulate your dreams, secure your assets, and preserve your family’s legacy. Laura’s approach is educational and inquisitive. She meets you where you are, and helps you get where you want to go.


Education

University of Alabama
School of Law, 2010
LL.M. in Tax

Georgia State University
College of Law, 1995
Juris Doctor
Law Review

Auburn University
B.S., Political Science, 1992
Cum Laude

Court Admissions

  • Supreme Court of the United States of America
  • United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Georgia
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Georgia
  • Supreme Court of Georgia, 1995
  • Supreme Court of Alabama, 1996

From Laura’s Clients and Colleagues

“When Laura gets involved, no stone remains unturned.” – Andrew Brown, CFP®

"You provide a service that at times cannot be measured in dollars and cents...I can't put a price on 'peace of mind'!" – Probate Client

"It is such a blessing to know you are there for our family." - Daughter of Estate Planning Client Confronting Last Illness

"You have renewed my faith in lawyers." - Estate Planning Client, St. Simons Island, Georgia

“Laura's legal and tax knowledge is impressive. More importantly, Laura communicates clearly and conveys legal issues and concepts in a straight forward, actionable way that clients appreciate.” - LinkedIn recommendation

"I speak of you when I hear people putting down lawyers! You saved my Mom's life at one of the worst times in her life, and I will never forget it. You have a special place in my heart for the care you gave my Mom." - Wayne Owens

"Laura is the person you want on your team. Her integrity, discretion, and thoughtful counsel, combined with her experience and knowledge set her apart in any field." - Sarah Christopher, Director of Advancement, Eastminster School.

"Laura has done work for my company on several occasions. She is most competent and highly organized. We have been well satisfied with the results gained from our association with Laura and her firm." - Richard T. Rae, President of Rae Media Services, Inc.

Need a Speaker?

Laura welcomes media inquiries and speaking requests on the following topics:

Laura is a frequent speaker and lecturer on the law, current events, and popular legal topics. Engaging and approachable, she tailors each conversation to the gathering at hand. She is available to speak to your business, professional association, community or civic group, mom's group or other organization. Call or email us today to book Laura and start the conversation. Prior engagements include: