Laura K. Meier is a California Family Trust, Special Needs, and Elder Law Attorney. She is the author of the #1 Best-Seller Good Parents Worry, Great Parents Plan, and co-host of the If Life Were Perfect Podcast—recognized as a 2019 New and Noteworthy show by Apple Podcasts.
Laura helps families stop worrying about the ‘what ifs’ in life, and instead prepare for life events through proper estate planning. She is indeed the trusted advisor families turn to in their time of crisis, providing each person in her care hope and resolution.
Beyond counseling her personal clients, Laura is a strong believer in educating our community on the financial and legal matters that impact their families. She frequently speaks throughout California to families and professionals on how an estate plan can provide their loved ones the best possible outcome when life events happen. Laura’s work has been recognized and featured by national media outlets including NBC, ABC, CBS, FOX, ESPN Radio, NBC Radio, Worth Magazine, The Fiscal Times, and more.
Laura founded Meier Law Firm back in 2010 from her kitchen table after leaving big law firm life behind while raising toddlers. Today, Meier Law Firm has become one of the premier business and estate planning law firms in California, with a team of lawyers and invaluable staff members who are committed to making our clients’ lives better. Meier Law Firm has received the highest possible ratings from colleagues and clients—including the honor of having a 5 Star Yelp rating, and a 10.0 personal lawyer rating for Laura on AVVO.
Laura grew up in Orange County in a family where faith and service were highly emphasized. Today, Laura continues this legacy by serving on the Board of Directors of the United Cerebral Palsy Orange County. She is also a proud supporter of Camp Nugget—a summer camp at CSULB for kids with disabilities. Previously, Laura served our community for a two-year term as the Newport Beach District Four Representative for the Environmental Quality Affairs Committee. She also currently enjoys teaching the fifth grade Faith Formation class on Sundays at Our Lady Queen of Angels Catholic Church in Newport Beach. In 2018, Laura was awarded a U.S. Congressional Certificate of Recognition as a Community Hero for her public work in educating women in finance.
Before forming Meier Law Firm, Laura worked at a national law firm where she counseled California cities and agencies. She received her J.D. from a top law school—J. Reuben Clark Law School (BYU) (2003), and her B.A. in English from California State University Long Beach where she played on the Women’s Soccer Team (2000). She is an active member of Wealth Counsel and Elder Law Counsel—both nationally recognized programs for estate planning lawyers that provides top training and continuing education.
Most importantly, Laura and her husband Joshua Meier, Esq. are the proud parents of four great kids— Conrad (15), Jack (11), Kate (9), and Andrew (7). You can contact Laura for your estate planning needs or for speaking engagement opportunities at [email protected]. She'd also love to connect on instagram @meetthemeiers.