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Santa Cruz Personal Injury Attorney

Laura B. Walther

Laura B. Walther has been a member of the State Bar since 1997 and has been in private practice since then in Santa Cruz County. As a civil trial attorney, Laura practices plaintiff’s personal injury law, civil rights and elder abuse causes of action, and throughout her career she has been an aggressive advocate for children that have been injured or that are at risk.

Laura has served as the President of the Santa Cruz County Trial Lawyers Association for three full terms, and she has volunteered as the Director of the Elementary Law Program in Santa Cruz for over fifteen years. This program has both taught hundreds of students about the legal system and jury trials and allowed them to participate in mock trials in Santa Cruz and Watsonville courthouses. Furthermore, she is a regular contributor to Defensa de Mujeres, Physicians Without Borders, Ecology Action of Santa Cruz, the Santa Cruz Symphony and Greenpeace.

Laura has settled cases in excess of seven million dollars in her career, and the majority of her cases are referred to her through past clients. Laura is a passionate advocate for her clients, and receives top dollar settlements due to her relentless attention to detail and compassionate work ethic.


  • Santa Cruz County Trial Lawyer’s Association Board of Directors
  • Women Lawyers of Santa Cruz County

Positions held in Santa Cruz

  • Served for 4 years on the Board of Directors for the Santa Cruz County Symphony.
  • 3 time President of the Santa Cruz County Trial Lawyer’s Association
  • Active Judge Pro-Tem in Santa Cruz Courts
  • Director of the Santa Cruz County Elementary Law Program
  • Six year Board Member of the Santa Cruz County Symphony

Extracurricular Activities

Laura is an avid ocean kayaker, and is has earned her certifications in yoga and pilates, which she practices regularly.

Get a Free Case Review

Please call our Santa Cruz personal injury law firm at (831) 457-1700 or submit the form below for a free case review if you have been injured due to the negligence of another.

There is no charge until we win your case.

  • $8.9 Million

    Elder Abuse

    A nursing home is held accountable for wrongful death

  • $2.85 million

    Product Liability

    Taser International held accountable for brain damage

  • $4.5 million

    Wrongful Death

    Train conductor held liable for texting

  • $5 million

    Car Accident

    DUI renders 18 year old quadriplegic

  • $3.5 million

    Brain Injury

    Landlord held responsible for carbon monoxide poisoning

  • $1.5 million

    Pedestrian Accident

    School teacher hit by car and suffered brain injury

  • $1.12 Million

    Child Sexual Abuse

    A retired fireman is held accountable

  • $1.1 Million

    Bicycle Accident

    23 year old’s bicycle collided with truck in intersection

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