A Kansas native, Lauren graduated magna cum laude from Oklahoma City University School of Law in 2018. During her academic tenure at OCU Law, Lauren received three CALI awards for top performance. Lauren was a member of the Oklahoma City University Law Review where she was named Distinguished Member and received the 2018 Excellence in Technical Editing Award. She was a member of Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Society, as well as Phi Kappa Phi Academic Honor Society. Lauren also assisted in the establishment of Future Lawyers for Children a student organization affiliated with Oklahoma Lawyers for Children, where she served as both President and Secretary.