Laura L. O’Hara
Ms. O’Hara’s practice focuses on civil litigation.
Ms. O’Hara received her J.D., summa cum laude, from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law, where she served as the Editor-in-Chief of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law Review and was published in the same. She graduated ninth in her class, earning Top Papers in Research, Writing & Analysis I, Legal Issues in Higher Education, and Entertainment Law. She also competed in four regional competitions as a member of Bowen’s Trial Team, mentored first year law students as a Dean’s Fellow, and represented her class as a Senator with the Student Bar Association.
Ms. O’Hara graduated with her B.A. in history, summa cum laude, from the University of Central Arkansas, where she also earned her M.A. in history, summa cum laude. While earning her bachelors and master’s degrees, Ms. O’Hara served three years as president of Phi Alpha Theta, the history honor society. She received the Ophelia Fisher Award for best paper, the Best Undergraduate Student Award, the Best History Intern Award, and the Best Graduate Student Award. She also published nine articles with the Central Arkansas Library System Encyclopedia of Arkansas. Prior to law school, Ms. O’Hara worked as an instructor with the University of Central Arkansas history department for five years.