Laura E. Kaufman is an attorney with 20+ years of experience practicing primarily in the areas of estate planning, elder law, and probate & trust administration and litigation. She also represents clients in the areas of corporate and real estate law, including business formation, contract preparation, real estate transfers, civil litigation, and not-for-profit issues. Her civil litigation experience includes (but is not limited to) landlord/tenant disputes, collections, and real estate disputes.
Laura graduated from the University of Maryland Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business in 1994. She was awarded a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from Indiana University School of Law at Indianapolis in 1997. Laura was also a Yeoman Second Class in the United States Navy (1988-1994), where she was awarded a Navy Commendation Medal as well as two Navy Achievement Medals.
Laura currently lives on Dewart Lake in Syracuse, Indiana with her husband Scott. She has two grown sons, Nicholas and Jake. Outside of spending time with family, friends and her dog Rufus at the lake, her other hobbies include biking, kayaking and watching Colts football.
Laura is also dedicated to serving her community. She is currently the President of the Board of Directors of Kosciusko Cares Youth Services, Inc. and a member of the Alpha Lambda Chapter of Tri Kappa. Previous not-for-profit board membership includes: CASA of Kosciusko County, Habitat for Humanity of Kosciusko County, Red Cross of Kosciusko County, Warsaw Salvation Army Advisory Board, and the Wagon Wheel Center for the Arts.