Attorney/Consultant/Certified Coach

For nearly 30 years Laurie Giles, M.Ed, J.D., has helped businesses and law practices flourish.

For nearly thirty years Laurie Giles has been committed to helping businesses and law firms flourish.  Her areas of expertise include business canvas development, law office management, compliance, policy and process development and implementation, fundraising, governance and board development/training, branding and marketing.  

She has received numerous professional honors including:  

Best of Fairfield County

The American Institute of Family Law Attorneys - 10 Best 

The National Black Lawyers – Top 100 National Black Lawyers

AVVO ranking 10

She serves as outside general counsel to numerous business and nonprofit organizations. 


Laurie Giles has served numerous judicial and governmental appointments. These appointments include Special Master - Connecticut Superior Court, Ethics Commissioner – Trumbull, CT., Hearing Officer – Bridgeport, CT Board of Education, Labor Relations Officer- Bridgeport, CT, and Co-Chair United States Justice Department convened task force - Trumbull, CT.

Her ability to present complex legal and business issues in an understandable manner has made her a sought-after speaker, continuing education lecture, and media source. A former radio talk show host, she has been a guest on numerous local and national radio and television shows.  She has been featured in numerous publications including The New York Times, Hearst Connecticut Publications, Globe and Mail, Arthritis Today, Charlotte Observer, Work Style and the Connecticut Law Tribune.

Ms. Giles who is a certified coach,  received a Bachelor of Psychology from Springfield College. She received her Masters in Higher Education Administration from Eastern Nazarene College and a J.D. from Rutgers University.  She also completed certified mediator training at Syracuse University.