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J.D., Case Western Reserve University, 1997
-Executive Editor, Health Matrix Journal of Law-Medicine

B.A., University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, 1992

Bar Admissions

  • State of Ohio, 1998 

    U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio, 1998 

    State of Michigan, 1999 

    U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 1999 
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan, 1999 

    U.S Supreme Court, 2001
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I enjoy helping my clients, whether they are an individual or a Fortune 500 company, solve the issue at hand.  Each unique issue requires a creative mind to resolve a “problem” and making that happen is what drives me the most. 

Laurie is a shareholder in Reminger's Toledo Office. She has successfully defended numerous jury trials in matters ranging from employment discrimination, professional negligence, general tort and commercial disputes. She has also successfully defended numerous administrative charges of discrimination and labor arbitrations for local employers. Laurie represents professionals and businesses in a wide range of matters in both state and federal courts in Ohio and Michigan. She is a member of the firm's Management Group and serves as a Leader of the following groups:

  • Employment Practices
  • Commercial Premises Liability
  • Intellectual Property, Internet & Technology

Laurie is a frequent lecturer for Council on Education in Management on employment related topics. She has presented at numerous continuing legal education seminars in the areas of commercial premises liability, employment law, professional liability and technology. She has been selected as "Who's Who in Area Law" by the Toledo Business Journal for numerous years. In 2009, Laurie received Toledo's 20 under 40 Leadership Award. Laurie was recently appointed as a Trustee-at-Large for the Ohio Women's Bar Association and a Trustee for the Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence. She has been a mentor for the Supreme Court of Ohio's Lawyer to Lawyer Mentoring Program for the last three years and also serves on the Toledo Bar Association Grievance Committee, currently serving a two-year term as the Chair.

Honors & Recognitions

Recognized as a Super Lawyer by Ohio Super Lawyers Magazine and named Top 50 Female Ohio 

Laurie J. Avery

District 12 Community Service Award for Lawyers under 40- Ohio State Bar Foundation, 1999

Community Service Award - Cleveland Bar Association Young Lawyer's Section, 2000

Most Treasured Volunteer - Federation for Community Planning, 2002

Class of 2002 Honoree - Cleveland's Finest - Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

20 Under 40 Leadership Award, Toledo Business Journal, 2009

"Who's Who In Area Law", Toledo Business Journal, 2009 - Present

Selected as one of the "Best Law Firm Writers of 2011" by the Burton Awards for the article "Zippo and Internet Activity: The New Language of Personal Jurisdiction?" published in DRI's For the Defense, Spring 2010

Selected to the Ohio Women's Bar Foundation Leadership Institute, 2012 - 2013

Professional Memberships & Community Affiliations

Toledo Bar Association, Bar Admissions, Grievance and Diversity Committees

Ohio Women's Bar Association, Trustee-At-Large, Leadership Institute

Defense Research Institute

Claims & Litigation Management Alliance

Lambie's Legacy, President

United Way Women's Initiative


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