Born and raised in Longview, Laura Pratt is a first-generation scientist-turned-attorney at Brady & Hamilton, practicing commercial litigation with a focus on eminent domain, administrative law, and agricultural law. She lives in Lubbock with her husband, Josh; their three children, Zachary, Alexander, and Victoria; and their Double Doodle, Shadow. After attending Texas Tech University School of Law, Pratt began her diverse legal career at the city of Lubbock, practicing municipal law and specializing in environmental compliance and natural resources law. She was also a municipal prosecutor. After completing a two-year relocation overseas, Pratt returned to Lubbock and held the position of executive director for OneVoiceHome, a local nonprofit she co-founded in 2015 that supports survivors of sex trafficking. She is TYLA’s vice president, and she previously served for four years as the TYLA District 3 director. Pratt has served on 15 committees and contributed to numerous TYLA projects. She frequently speaks to community organizations and schools and has received several awards for her commitment to service. Pratt is a Texas Bar College member and a Texas Bar Foundation fellow. She practices self-care by adventuring with her family and practicing piano and Irish fiddle.