Academic Excellence Specialist
Laura Brooks is an academic excellence specialist with the Office of Academic Excellence. Professor Brooks teaches a variety of classes for the Office of Academic Excellence, including Legal Methods and Bar Prep Strategies. She is a 2015 graduate of Hamline School of Law.
Prior to joining the Academic Excellence team, Professor Brooks served with several Minnesota District Court judges in both Stearns County and Hennepin County. Following her clerkships, Professor Brooks worked in private practice at two Twin Cities metro law firms primarily focusing on civil litigation.
Professor Brooks has held several tutoring and mentoring positions. During her undergraduate studies, she worked as a tutor in both English and Economics. While clerking and practicing law, Professor Brooks also worked with Mitchell Hamline School of Law as a tutor in a variety of substantive classes, providing support to students both in-person and online.
On a personal level, Professor Brooks enjoys community theatre, vocal performance, being outdoors, and spending time with her family and dog, Russell.