Laura Jackson


Practice Areas:

Elder Law, Family Law, Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Administration, and Civil Litigation.


Education and Licensure:

Ms. Jackson received her B.S. in Political Science and Sociology from the University of Wyoming in 2000 and her J.D. with honors from the University of Wyoming College of Law in 2003. Ms. Jackson is licensed to practice law in Wyoming.

Prior Experience:

Prior to opening Jackson & Ojeda, LLC Ms. Jackson practiced at Long Reimer Winegar Beppler LLP and clerked for the First Judicial District Court Judges in Cheyenne, Wyoming including the Honorable James E. Burke, the Honorable Nicholas G. Kalokathis, and the Honorable Edward L. Grant. Ms. Jackson opened Jackson Law Firm, LLC in 2012 and joined with her partner, Monique Ojeda, in 2013 forming Jackson & Ojeda, LLC. Ms. Jackson primarily practices in the areas of elder law, family law and estate planning and administration.

Memberships and Associations: 

Ms. Jackson is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), Wyoming Bar Association, and Laramie County Bar Association.  

Community Service. Ms. Jackson regularly acts as a community guest lecturer to educate the community regarding elder law issues. Additionally, Ms. Jackson provides legal services through Wyoming Legal Aid on a consistent basis to aid those who are underprivileged and to educate Legal Aid attorneys regarding estate planning and elder law matters.


Ms. Jackson is married to her wonderful husband, Stephen Cotton and the two of them raise three amazing daughters together. When not working, Ms. Jackson enjoys hiking, camping, poker, and spending time with her family and friends.

Speaking Engagements:

Ms. Jackson’s prior speaking engagements include:

  • 2015 Laramie County Landlord’s Association, Cheyenne, Wyoming, 2016 “LLC’s and Rental Properties.”

  • 2013 Wyoming State Bar Annual Conference, Gillette, Wyoming, September, 2013 with co-speaker Kelly Davis “1Working with the Diminished Capacity Client.”

  • 2013 Laramie County Community College Life Course, Cheyenne, Wyoming, April, 2013, “Estate Planning” “Long Term Care Planning” “Family Law.”

  • 2012 Wyoming Chapter of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners in Cheyenne, Wyoming, June, 2012, “Medicaid Estate Planning.”

  • 2011 Parkinson’s Support Group in Cheyenne, Wyoming, October 5, 2011, “Medicaid and Estate Planning.”

  • 2011 Teton County Bar Association in Jackson, Wyoming, September 27, 2011, “Medicaid Estate Planning.”

  • 2011 Senior Network Alliance Group in Cheyenne, Wyoming, July 20, 2011, “Medicaid Estate Planning and Recovery.”

  • 2011 Community Lecturer at Pointe Frontier Independent Living Facility in Cheyenne, Wyoming, May 6, 2011, “Medicaid and Estate Planning.”

  • 2010 National Business Institute in Cheyenne, Wyoming, November 17, 2010, “Your Family Law Practice in the 21st Century.”

Published Articles:

Ms. Jackson’s published “Commercial Speech: The Constitution-It’s What’s for Dinner.” United States v. United Foods, Inc., 121 S. Ct. 2334 (2001)” in the Wyoming Law Review, 2 Wyo. L. Rev. 617.

Monique Ojeda


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