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Laurel A. Marois

Laurel A. Marois

  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Workers' Compensation ...
  • District of Columbia, Florida
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Laurel Marois was born and raised in St. Petersburg, Florida. She is a proud "Double Gator," graduating from the University of Florida, cum laude, with a Bachelor's Degree in History, and from UF's Levin College of Law, cum laude, with her Juris Doctor.

While in undergrad, she was the President of her sorority, Sigma Kappa, and involved in Student Government, Dance Marathon, and the Alzheimer's Association. While in law school, Laurel was the Vice President of the UF Law Trial Team, an editor of the Journal of Law and Public Policy, and a Teaching Assistant for Legal Writing, Appellate Advocacy, and Florida Criminal Procedure. Laurel was awarded several Book Awards for achieving the single highest achieving student in a course in Appellate Advocacy, Trial advocacy, Historic Preservation Law, and Interviewing, Counseling, and Negotiation. She had internships at the Federal Public Defender’s Office in Tampa, the Administrative Conference of the United States in Washington, D.C., the U.S. Department of Justice - Narcotic and Dangerous Drug Section in Washington, D.C., and worked as a CLI at the Public Defender’s Office for the 8th Judicial Circuit in Gainesville, FL. Laurel received the DC Gator Club J. Richard Sewell Internship Scholarship and UF Law's Outstanding Achievement Pro Bono Service Award, the highest pro bono award at the school, for her over 560 pro bono hours.

After law school she worked for the Law Offices of Julianne Holt as an Assistant Public Defender in the 13th Judicial Circuit in Hillsborough County. She participated in numerous juvenile, misdemeanor and felony trials and has received training in capital crimes. She became known for her tenacious motion practice and thrived in the trial atmosphere. She brings her extensive litigation and trial experience to civil and criminal litigation at the Law Offices of Donald C. Anderson, Jr. She is admitted to practice in Florida and Washington, D.C.

University of Florida
B.A. | History
Honors: Cum Laude
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University of Florida Levin College of Law
Honors: Cum Laude
Activities: UF Law Trial Team, Journal of Law and Public Policy, Criminal Defense Clinic, Semester in Practice: Department of Justice, Law School Ambassadors Teaching Assistant: Florida Criminal Procedure, Appellate Advocacy, Legal Writing Book Awards: Trial, Appellate advocacy, Historic Preservation Law, Interviewing, Counseling, Negotiation
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Professional Experience
Assistant Public Defender
Law Office of Julianne Holt
Law Clerk
U.S. Department of Justice, Narcotic and Dangerous Drug Section
Certified Legal Intern
Public Defender for the Eighth Judicial Circuit
Speaking Engagements
Sixth Amendment Identification Issues, Tampa, FL
Law Office of Julianne Holt
Book Award in Trial
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Book Award in Historic Preservation Law
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Book Award in Appellate Advocacy
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Book Award in Interviewing, Counseling, and Negotiation
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Professional Associations
District of Columbia Bar  # 1643702
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The Florida Bar  # 1010770
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar
ID Number: 1643702
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The Florida Bar
ID Number: 1010770
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  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    DUI & DWI
    Workers' Compensation
    Social Security Disability
    Appeals & Appellate
    Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Car Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
  • English
Websites & Blogs
Law Office of Donald C. Anderson, Jr.
Contact & Map
Law Office of Donald C. Anderson, Jr.
2101 5th Ave N
St. Petersburg, FL 33713
Telephone: (727) 323-8886
Fax: (727) 323-3252
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 1 PM (Today)
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed