(Houston, TX) The Houston law firm of Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Agosto, Aziz & Stogner is proud to announce that Lena Laurenzo has joined the firm as an associate attorney. Over the course of her legal career, Ms. Laurenzo has practiced exclusively personal injury and maritime law. She is devoted to representing individuals and families who have been injured or killed by the negligence of others and/or businesses. Her current practice focuses on a wide range of personal injury matters, including 18-wheeler accidents, commercial vehicle accidents, automobile accidents, pedestrian accidents, Jones Act and maritime cases, workplace injury, and wrongful death.
Ms. Laurenzo graduated cum laude from Texas Tech University, where she received a B.A. in Psychology and a minor in Spanish. Following her undergraduate studies, she worked at Abraham Watkins for two years as a file clerk and legal assistant. Between being injured in a car accident by a drunk driver in college and her experience of working for a personal injury law firm, Ms. Laurenzo realized that she was wanted to help others and become a lawyer. While attending law school at South Texas College of Law Houston, she participated in the school’s highly ranked trial advocacy program, preparing herself for the courtroom. Ms. Laurenzo graduated law school in 2015 and was an inductee of the Order of Barristers, a national trial advocacy honorary organization.
Throughout her legal career, Ms. Laurenzo has successfully litigated numerous cases to settlement or verdict. In fact, at her first trial, she co-lead a complex wrongful death case that resulted in a jury verdict of $17,720,000. After practicing law for only three years, she was recognized by Super Lawyers on the Texas Rising Stars list, which is an honor she has received for two consecutive years. Ms. Laurenzo is also active in the community as an Advocacy Coach at South Texas College of Law Houston and as a member of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Keenan Trial Institute, and the Executive and Professional Association of Houston.