Lauri Waldman Ross of Ross & Girten is a home grown talent, having grown up in Miami Shores, and attended the University of Florida (B.A.) and University of Miami School of Law. She was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1980 and is a board certified appellate lawyer. She began her career as a Research Aide to the Hon. Phillip Hubbart, Third District Court of Appeals. She was a shareholder in the firm Kelly, Black, Black, Byrne, Beasley, Bales and Ross, P.A. before forming her own firm in 1992. Lauri joined forces with Theresa Girten in 1999 and formed an official partnership in 2005.