Lauren D. Fraser believes in keeping our communities safe for our families and neighbors and that is why she dedicates her practice to helping seriously injured people and their families when they have been affected by an accident through no fault of their own. She is a strong advocate for her clients against the insurance industry and corporations that all too often do not treat injured people fairly. As a trial attorney, she has successfully resolved cases for injured clients through settlement and jury verdict, having obtained some of the largest verdicts for injured clients in NJ.
Lauren also represents individuals in Superior and Municipal Court when they are charged with: possession/use of drugs; traffic violations; DUI/DWI.
A lifelong resident of Sussex County, NJ, upon graduation from High Point Regional High School, Lauren received her Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Political Science from Rutgers University and her Juris Doctorate from Seton Hall University School of Law. Following law school, Lauren served as a Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable Karen D. Russell, J.S.C. (ret.).
For thirteen years (13), Lauren was an attorney and a partner at Laddey, Clark & Ryan LLP, and became the Personal Injury Practice Group manager. She is admitted to practice law in New Jersey, the District Court of New Jersey, the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.
Lauren is a nationally recognized trial attorney and has been listed as one of the Top 100 Trial Attorneys in New Jersey by the National Trial Lawyers Association. She has been listed consistently as a New Jersey Super Lawyer and Super Lawyer Rising Star since 2008 in Personal Injury Law. In 2012, Lauren was recognized as a New Jersey Law Journal New Leader of the Bar.
Leadership and Community Involvement
Lauren is a Trustee to the New Jersey State Bar Association serving as Vice-chair (2016-17) of its Amicus Committee. She is a Past-President of the Sussex County Bar Association (2014-15) and served as an Executive Officer from 2010-2016. She is a member of the Board of Governors for the New Jersey Association of Justice and an active member of the American Association of Justice (Motor Vehicle Collision, Highway and Premises Liability Section). Lauren is also a member of the Sussex County Chamber of Commerce and a former Foundation Board Trustee for SCARC. (2010-2012)
Lauren is a frequent speaker and faculty member on topics of trial preparation and trial presentation for the American Association for Justice, New Jersey Association for Justice and the New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education.
In 2013, Lauren formed the Women’s Entrepreneurial Network (WEN) to foster a community of collaboration and to offer educational resources for women business owners in northern NJ. She is also the co-founder of Full Court Marketing and Trial Strategies, a firm that offers consulting and training specifically for attorneys and law firms in the areas of law firm content social media marketing, trial preparation and presentation.
Lauren is an active member of the Salt Shakers Running Club and is both a dancer and dance mom with Synergy Dance Company. In her spare time, she enjoys writing fiction and is the published author of two young adult novels, Trinity (2012), Queen Makers (2016) and has a third book, Rose of the Field (expected 2019), on the way. Trinity went on to be an Amazon best-selling new release in its genre in 2012.
She is also an accomplished performer in musical theater having appeared on stage at NJPAC in benefit performances of Bye Bye Birdie, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum and Face the Music for the NJ Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts. Recently, Lauren wrote, produced and performed a murder mystery dinner theater show, “Death at the Perky Papoose,” as a benefit for the 200 Club of Sussex County. In the spring of 2018, Lauren will be performing in a cabaret show with Luisa and “The Causal Connections,” a musical group comprised of 5 women lawyers as a benefit for the Sussex County Women’s Forum Friend2Friend Free Mammogram Program. http://friend2friendscwf.com
Lauren enjoys trail running, singing, acting, dancing, the outdoors, tennis, hiking, camping, fishing and travel. She is mom to Anna Elizabeth and fur-mom to Henry Tudor, Brian Boitano and Sally Mae. For information about Lauren’s novels and other pursuits, visit http://laurendfraser.com.
Contact Lauren: [email protected]