Laura Rivas was raised in the greater Dallas area. Ms. Rivas obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Texas A&M University in 2012. She went to work in the biochemistry field for a year after graduating from college, but quickly decided that she wanted to transition her career into law.
Ms. Rivas attended law school at St. Mary's University School of Law in San Antonio, TX. During her time there she interned for Locke Lord, LLP's corporate/transactional law department as well as a criminal defense firm. She also spent one summer with the study abroad program at the University of Innsbruck in Innsbruck, Austria. Prior to joining the Bergquist Law Firm, she gained valuable experience in alternative dispute resolution processes and various real estate and property damage cases.
Ms. Rivas joined the Bergquist Law Firm in September 2017 and is based full-time in our Dallas office. She enjoys traveling, outdoor activities/sports, and hanging out with her dog Callie.