Carla Laroche, Esq., M.P.P.
Pro Bono Fellow, Hunton & Williams LLP (Richmond, Virginia)
Carla Laroche is Hunton & Williams LLP’s Pro Bono Fellow in Richmond, Virginia. Carla’s practice focuses exclusively on pro bono matters, including family law, protective order, landlord tenant, and unemployment compensation benefits appeals cases. She divides her time between clients at the firm’s Church Hill Pro Bono Office and Central Virginia Legal Aid Society, Inc.
Carla received a joint Law and Master in Public Policy (JD/MPP) degree from Columbia Law School and Harvard Kennedy School, respectively. She earned an AB in History, with a certificate in Women and Gender Studies, from Princeton University. While in law school, Carla was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and was awarded the Jane Marks Murphy Prize at graduation for exceptional clinical advocacy. She also worked as a summer intern for International Bridges to Justice in Harare, Zimbabwe in its Criminal Defender Program and at the North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency in Katherine, Australia.
Prior to joining Hunton & Williams, Carla served as a law clerk for the Honorable Donald M. Middlebrooks of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida and she was a banking associate at Paul Hastings LLP in Washington, DC. Carla serves as a member of the American Bar Association Advisory Committee for the Commission on Youth At Risk, an ABA presidential appointment, and she was recently a member of the board of directors of Ms. JD.