Attorney Laura Cowan’s estate planning practice focuses on helping individuals and families make important decisions today to avoid unnecessary pain and conflict tomorrow. She understands how complicated the estate planning process can be and guides her clients to ensure that their loved ones are taken care of and their final wishes are carried out. Laura’s expertise includes family protection, wealth preservation, and values-based planning, as well as planning strategies for unmarried couples and divorced individuals. Whether you are married or single, with a traditional family or blended one, just starting out or looking back on a life well-lived, Laura will help you craft a plan that achieves your goals today and for years to come. Laura received her Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Iowa State University and is a graduate of the highly-ranked University of Minnesota Law School. As a first-year law student, Laura won the prestigious Best Oralist Award. She was an Associate Editor on the Journal of Law & Inequality, and a recipient of the L. Charles and Lillian Gay Endowment Fund Scholarship. Laura was President and Founding Member of the Business Law Association. Laura also interned for The Honorable Joan N. Ericksen, District Judge, District of Minnesota during her second year of law school. A former CPA with experience at Ernst & Young and Goldman Sachs, Laura is uniquely qualified to guide her clients through the often-confusing financial maze of estate planning. A frequent speaker at parents’ groups, churches, and businesses, Laura enjoys educating her community. Laura has chosen Trusts and Estates as her sole area of practice because she wants to focus entirely on helping families create a happy and secure future.
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