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About Laura

From the American Dream to Immigration Advocate and Attorney

Your Trusted Partner in Navigating Immigration Challenges


About Laura Torres

Laura Torres, the founding and managing attorney of Laura Baez Torres Law PLLC​, brings a unique and deeply personal perspective to immigration law. Born in Rio Verde, San Luis Potosí, Mexico, Laura understands the intricacies of immigration firsthand. Her journey is a testament to the American Dream and the unwavering belief that it is achievable.

A Journey Rooted in Education & Advocacy

Laura's career began in education as a bilingual teacher in the Dallas Independent School District. Early on, she recognized the pressing need for strong legal advocacy within the immigrant community. This realization fueled her determination to pursue a career in law, with the goal of making a meaningful difference in the lives of those navigating the complex immigration system.

The Pursuit of Dreams and Community Service

With unwavering dedication and the support of her family, Laura embarked on her journey to become an attorney. She pursued her law degree in the evenings while maintaining a full-time job, demonstrating her commitment to her calling.

Dedication to Community Growth

Laura's commitment to her community is not limited to her legal practice. She has dedicated over 200 service hours through the Dallas Bar Association’s Entrepreneurs in Community Lawyering Program and has held roles on the Adelfa Callejo Board, Dallas City Council’s Permit and License Appeals Board, and DHBA's Latina Leadership Committee.

Recognized Excellence in Service

Laura's contributions to both the professional and community realms have earned her the prestigious DHBA Volunteer of the Year Award. Her active participation in the DHBA's Latina Leadership Program and her recognition as one of D Magazine’s 2023 Best Lawyers in Dallas underscore her dedication to enhancing Latina leadership in law.

Balancing Professional Triumph and Community Enhancement

Balancing a notable legal career, extensive community service, and family life with her husband, and children, Laura stands as a symbol of the attainable synthesis of professional triumph and communal enhancement. She imprints every interaction with enduring integrity and impact, leaving a lasting mark on both the legal and immigrant communities she serves.


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  • Juris Doctor (JD), Southern Methodist University (SMU), Dallas, Texas 

  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Spanish, SMU, Dallas, Texas 


  • State Bar of Texas 

  • Dallas Bar Association 

  • Dallas Hispanic Bar Association 

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association

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