We regularly highlight the efforts of those who work to make our justice system more accessible and equitable for all. This Partner Profile features Lara Goldin Ames, a member of DCBF’s Young Lawyers Network Leadership Council.
Name Laura Goldin Ames
Job/Position Attorney Advisor
Organization Federal Government
Years on the Job 1 year
Where did you grow up? Northern NJ
What brought you to DC? Federal government employment
Favorite Vacation Spot Europe
Guilty Pleasure Eating sweets
One item from your bucket list Visiting every continent, except Antarctica.
Hobbies Reading, cooking, baking, exercising
One thing (other than your phone) you never leave home without Gum
Most rewarding element of your work Contributing to government efficiency.
If I hadn’t become a lawyer, I’d… Own a dog grooming/day care business.
Legal Aid in DC
Legal aid is important to me because… Everyone deserves a chance to be heard.
Your dream for our legal system is… Access for everyone.
How long have you volunteered with DCBF? 1 year
What is the greatest benefit to you in serving as a volunteer? Meeting other attorneys dedicated to access to justice.
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