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What clients say

Excellent Elder Law

 I used Attorney Giles to get my brother on Medicaid. She and her Paralegal got the job done in only 3 months. I couldn’t believe how fast. Attorney Giles has lots of experience in Elder Law and really cares about the elderly as well .- David Feb. 2019

Holistic Attorney

Attorney Giles represented me with a Lump Sum buyout from my former husband. The case was difficult to say the least. Her patience and hard work helped me come to a fair and equitable conclusion.- Lori Feb. 2019

Resourceful and Efficient

 Ms. Giles was efficient in resolving a legal matter for me. Ms. Giles remained supportive throughout the entire ordeal. Ms. Giles gave me peace of mind throughout the process. Ms. Giles was very knowledgeable and concise. I appreciate her assistance and support during that entire process- A 2017. 

A Pleasure to Work With

Laurie pays attention to detail and she is quick to reply whenever help is needed. She is knowledgeable, understanding and there for support when I come to her with questions and concerns regarding my case. - Nina 2016

Divorce Attorney

I was referred to Laurie, after seeking for a second opinion attorney, not happy with my previous.  Laurie was very knowledgeable, genuine, explained strategy and potential - outcomes.  Her expertise and understanding of my situation is just what I needed.  Already stressed out from this case being resolved, I decided without a doubt to let Laurie represent me.  Wow, got favorable results and an agreement in a month's time. - Brenda 2016

Never disappointed

After reading Attorney Giles review, I decided to hire her to represent me in my divorce. My situation was quite a tough one but  Laurie kept it all under control in a professional way. I avoided trial due to her expertise in negotiations. I will highly recommend her service. Everything I read about her was true. My expectations were exceeded. And as an added bonus, you could sign up for a payment plan. James 2018

Employment, Life & Legacy planning, Divorce, Elder Law


Life is unpredictable and challenging times come into everyone’s life. Divorce, dealing with aging parents and loss of employment. The first thing we ask ourselves is What Now?. For the past 30 years Trumbull Attorney Laurie Giles has helped clients answer that question by finding workable creative solutions. Her books What Now? Divorce Planning and What Now? Elder Planning have helped countless individuals and families navigate through life’s challenges.

Her ability to present complex legal issues in an understandable manner has made her a sought-after speaker, continuing education lecturer, and media source. A former radio talk show host, she has been a guest on numerous local and national radio and television shows. She has been featured in numerous publications including The New York Times, Hearst Connecticut Publications, Globe and Mail, Arthritis Today, Charlotte Observer, Work Style, and the Connecticut Law Tribune.

She serves as a Family Special Master for the Connecticut Superior Court. Laurie completed Certified Mediator training at Syracuse University. She is one of few  mediators in Connecticut who has advanced training in family financial mediation. 

Attorney Giles received a Bachelor of Psychology from Springfield College. She received her Masters in Higher Education Administration from Eastern Nazarene College and a J.D. from Rutgers University.