Lauren Boothe joined A Better Balance as the Alabama Staff Attorney in January 2022. She is a native of Florida and a proud graduate of the University of South Florida in Tampa, where she received her B.A. in Political Science. Prior to joining A Better Balance, Lauren clerked for the Honorable Susan F. Maven of the New Jersey Superior Court, Family Division. She received her J.D. from Temple University Beasley School of Law, where she served on the executive board of the Student Public Interest Network and the Black Law Students Association. As a Temple Law and Public Policy Scholar, Lauren interned for the Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs in D.C., advocating for worker’s rights to recover unpaid wages. Prior to starting law school, Lauren completed an AmeriCorps service term in Seattle, Washington, where she assisted individuals experiencing homelessness.