Attorney Laura Mannion represents clients in post-conviction proceedings in court and classification hearings with the Sex Offender Registry Board (SORB), and is a member of the state and federal bars in Massachusetts. She handles cases in the Massachusetts Appeals Court and Supreme Judicial Court, as well as cases in district and superior courts throughout the state.
Laura graduated cum laude in 2009 from New England Law | Boston, where she focused her studies and clinical experiences on criminal defense and litigation. After graduation Laura worked as an associate at the criminal defense law firm Shea & LaRocque in Cambridge. In 2011 Laura started her own law practice dedicated to helping clients seek post-conviction relief from criminal convictions and assistance with the classification process with the Sex Offender Registry Board. She is on the Committee for Public Counsel Services’ post-conviction, SORB classification, and SORB appeals panels where she represents indigent defendants and petitioners in their criminal and SORB proceedings. She also serves as a mentor to attorneys who are new to practicing before the SORB, and represents individuals who wish to seek reclassification of their level with the Sex Offender Registry Board.
Laura frequently presents to other attorneys at continuing legal education seminars on post-conviction and sex offender issues and has taught as an adjunct professor at New England Law | Boston. She sits on the Board of Directors for the Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (“MACDL”) and serves as co-chair of the Events and Awards Committee. In 2015 she was honored by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly as one of 25 “Up and Coming Lawyers” and has been named a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers every year from 2015-2018.