Director, Clinic for Legal Assistance to Servicemembers
B.S., Towson University; J.D., Pepperdine University School of Law
Professor Laurie Forbes Neff is a cum laude graduate of Pepperdine University School of Law, where she was lead articles editor for the Pepperdine Law Review. She also holds a B.S. in Mass Communications from Towson University.
Before becoming director of CLASV, Neff was the Senior Assistant Director, Career Services, for the School of Law. Prior to that, she practiced in the commercial litigation group at McGuireWoods, LLP in Tysons Corner and the litigation and family law sections of Wolcott Rivers Gates in Virginia Beach. Upon graduation from law school, Neff served as a law clerk to the Honorable John C. Morrison and the Honorable Joseph A. Leafe in the Fourth Judicial Circuit, Norfolk, Virginia.
She is a member of the Virginia Bar.