Laura Pollard focuses her practice on complex litigation, and has worked on cases involving workplace injuries, premises liability, medical malpractice, and mass torts. She has been involved in all aspects of litigation, including research and brief-writing at both the trial and appellate level, depositions, arguing motions, mediation, and trial preparation.
Laura received a B.A. with distinction in Political Science from the University of Michigan in 2008. She received her J.D. from the University of Notre Dame Law School in 2013, and joined Bordas & Bordas as an associate attorney after graduation. During law school, Laura served as an editor on the Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics, and Public Policy, in which her student note was published in 2013. She was also an active member of the Notre Dame Law School’s legal aid clinic, where she worked as a summer intern following her first year of law school and served as a student mediator in the Applied Mediation Clinic throughout her third year of law school. She was the 2013 recipient of the Dean Konop Legal Aid Award, which recognizes a graduating student with outstanding participation as a member of the Notre Dame Law School Legal Aid Clinic. Following her second year of law school, Laura held a summer fellowship at the Harvard Law School Legal Aid Bureau, where she actively represented clients on housing law matters under the supervision of clinical professors.
Laura is licensed to practice in West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Ohio, as well as before the United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern districts of West Virginia. She is a member of the American, West Virginia, Ohio, and Pennsylvania Bar Associations, the Allegheny County Bar Association, the Ohio County Bar Association, the Belmont County Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, the West Virginia Association for Justice, and the Ohio Association for Justice, and is a member of the American Inns of Court. Laura was named to the West Virginia Super Lawyers, Rising Stars Edition for 2017. She serves as a board member and secretary of Wheeling Health Right, a health clinic that provides free comprehensive medical and preventative care to the underserved population in the Wheeling area.