- WNY Paralegal Association
- Phi Theta Kappa
- Erie Community College
- Niagara County Community College
Laura Barkewitz joined Faraci Lange’s Buffalo office in 2016 as a paralegal.
Laura is a native of the Buffalo area. She graduated from Erie Community College in 1998 and earned an Associates Degree in Paralegal Studies. She began her legal career as a paralegal in the law firms of Jasen & Jasen and William Nowakowski, Esq., with a focus on plaintiff’s personal injury. She is also a member of the Western New York Paralegal Association.
In 2002, she joined the Pilarz Law Firm as a part-time paralegal/office manager, where she focused on plaintiff’s personal injury, insurance defense and other litigation matters.
During her tenure at the Pilarz Law Firm, she worked as a seasonal office supervisor/tax preparer for EG Tax Service in the Tonawanda area. She also earned an Associates Degree in Hospitality Management from Niagara County Community College in 2010.
In her free time, Laura volunteers at SonRays Ministries, where she has been an Advisory Board member since 1986.