Laura Graham is a Staff Attorney at the Community Immigration Law Center (CILC).
Before joining CILC she worked for Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Ann Walsh Bradley for four years. Laura obtained her J.D. from the University of Wisconsin Law School (cum laude), where she participated in the Immigrant Justice Clinic and the Oxford Federal Project. Additionally, in law school, she volunteered with CILC and Legal Action of Wisconsin’s Migrant Farmworker Project, and interned with Wisconsin Supreme Court Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson. As a law student, she was awarded the Association for Women Lawyers Pomeroy Scholarship for service to the disadvantaged and the Feingold Memorial Award for outstanding commitment to the University of Wisconsin Law School and community.
Prior to attending law school, she worked for Human Rights Watch in its Americas Division in Washington D.C. She also served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Honduras and El Salvador, and was an AmeriCorps volunteer on the Hopi reservation in Arizona.
Laura obtained dual B.A. degrees from the University of California-Berkeley (English and Geography). She also obtained an M.A. in International Relations from the Universidad del Salvador in Buenos Aires, Argentina as a Rotary Peace Fellow. She speaks Spanish.