Lauren is the Director of Marketing & Client Relations for Sturgill, Turner, Barker & Moloney. In this role, she oversees firm strategy related to marketing, business development, client relations, practice management and external communications. Prior to joining Sturgill Turner, Lauren worked for a Lexington public relations firm, where she provided marketing, communications and public affairs support for clients in the equine, education, legal, non-profit and municipal sectors.
Lauren is an active member of the Legal Marketing Association, and has served in leadership of the organization as Kentucky Chapter Chair (2018), Vice Chair (2017), and LMA Southeast Regional Board of Directors – Director of Local Steering Committees (2018-2019). She is a member of the Kentucky Bar Association and has contributed to the KBA Magazine, Bench & Bar, on attorney marketing. As a 2018 graduate of Leadership Lexington and a 2012 graduate of the United Way of the Bluegrass’s Get on Board program, Lauren knows the importance of giving back to her community – she volunteers for Junior Achievement of the Bluegrass and is a member of Crestwood Christian Church.
Lauren earned her J.D. from the University of Kentucky College of Law, where she was staffed on, and published in, the Journal of Natural Resources & Environmental Law. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Western Kentucky University with a B.A. in political science and public relations.