Laura L. Calhoun

Laura L. Calhoun

Little Rock, Arkansas

Laura graduated from Louisiana State University in 2008. She then moved to Little Rock and attended the William H. Bowen School of Law, graduating in 2011. During and since law school, Laura has held various litigation positions with an emphasis on criminal defense and family law. Laura clerked for the Pulaski County Public Defender's Office before becoming an associate with the Worsham Law Firm in Little Rock. While at Worsham, Laura represented clients on a variety of matters including family law and criminal defense.

Laura moved from the Worsham Law Firm to the James Law Firm, a well-known local criminal defense firm. She then became a partner at Rogers, Carter & Calhoun in 2013, before becoming a founding partner of Hodge Calhoun Giattina. Laura has extensive experience in the area of Juvenile Law and DHS cases as she is an Assistant Director of the Parent Counsel Program, the program that oversees the representation of parents in dependency neglect proceedings. Laura also has a great deal of experience in family law cases involving domestic violence and orders of protection. Since 2016, Laura litigates these cases on behalf of petitioners twice a week.

Laura lives in Little Rock with her husband Bart - also an attorney - and their two boys, William and Jack. Laura is involved in various local groups, including serving on the UALR Bowen Law School Library Board, and also enjoys college football.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Criminal Law
  • Family Law

Bar Admissions

  • Arkansas, 2011
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Arkansas, 2011
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Arkansas, 2011


  • William H. Bowen School of Law, Little Rock, Arkansas
    • J.D. - 2011
  • Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • B.A. - 2008
    • Major: Political Science

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Arkansas Bar Association
  • Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Arkansas Association of Women Lawyers

Past Employment Positions

  • Pulaski County Public Defender’s Office, Clerk
  • Worsham Law Firm, Associate
  • James Law Firm
  • Rogers, Carter & Calhoun, Partner

Pro Bono Activities

  • Board of the Little Rock Animal Village