1640 Blount Ave. Guntersville, AL 35976

A Professional Corporation

About Laura Givens, Esq.

Laura is a graduate of Jacksonville State University where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science in 1999.  She attended Cumberland School of Law, Samford University in Birmingham, AL where she obtained her Juris Doctorate (JD) Degree, cum laude, in 2002. Laura received various awards in law school including the Scholar of Merit Award in Professional Responsibility and was the Managing Editor of the Cumberland Law Review during the 2001 - 2002 school year.


Laura is currently licensed to practice law in Alabama and California. She is a member of the Alabama State Bar, Elder Law Section and Real Estate Section of the Bar.  Laura is currently the Secretary of the Elder Law Section of the Alabama State Bar.  Laura is also an active member and former board member of the Lake Guntersville Chamber of Commerce, formerly Treasurer of the Sunrise Rotary Club of Guntersville, previously President of the Marshall County Guardianship Program, Inc., and formally Chair of the Marshall County Economic Development Board.

Areas of Expertise:

Laura has over a decade of experience providing a one-on-one relationship with her clients in the following areas: 

  • Estate Planning : Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Advanced Directives.  Laura can draft advanced trusts depending on your needs, including Special Needs Trusts, Medicaid Trusts, and VA Trusts.  

  • Elder Law & Medicaid Services:  Nursing Home Medicaid Planning & Application.  Laura can handle all aspects of applying for Nursing Home Medicaid and act as your Medicaid Sponsor.

  • Estate Administration: Probate Estates, Petition for Conservatorships and/or Guardianships

  • Real Estate:  Deeds, Title Searches, Letters of Opinion, Real Estate Closings.  Laura’s office handles all aspects of the title and closing process to make the experience as smooth and pleasant as possible.  

  • General: Legal Name Change, Legal Advice, Client Consulting

About the Firm

Givens Law Firm, P.C. was established in 2009 with its primary focus in elder law, probate, real estate, and estate planning matters. Laura Givens background also includes business law such as corporations and limited liability companies. The office, which is centrally located in Guntersville, Marshall County, Alabama, has been recently renovated and is easily accessible from Blount Avenue (Highway 431).


With one practacing attorney, Laura D. Givens, and a helpful and efficient staff, the focus of this small firm is to establish a close client/attorney relationship.

Alabama Law requires the following: No representation is made that the quality of legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.