The Refined Lawyer

Laura is a sought-after consultant, educator, speaker, and expert on civility, social and business etiquette, international protocol, attorney and executive refinement. Laura’s seminars are engaging, motivating, information-packed, and shed new light on business competence in real life situations. Content is immediately applicable. 

Laura has helped thousands of people learn to interact and communicate more effectively. She has been featured on television, radio and quoted in numerous newspapers and magazines. 

Laura has over 25 years experience in human resources and organization development in a variety of industries having consulted with Fortune 500 companies, government organizations, professional service firms, and professional associations.  Additionally, Laura has taught both undergraduate and graduate sociology at the University of Minnesota. With a Masters degree in management and organizational sociology, and certification as an etiquette consultant and speaker, Laura is uniquely qualified to address civility, professionalism, and etiquette in the legal community.

Laura A. Barclay

Business Professionalism for the Legal Field

CEO & Founder of the Civility & Etiquette Centre, the leading civility, etiquette, and international communications consulting firm devoted exclusively to the legal field in the United States.

Coauthor, The Power of Civility: Top Experts Reveal the Secrets to Social Capital

Television Appearances include NBC, CBS, FOX, TLC

Radio Appearances include the CBS-WCCO, Twin Cities myTalk 107.1 FM

Quoted in numerous publications including Colorado Springs Gazette, Chicago Tribune, Columbia Daily Tribune, Columbus Dispatch, Minnesota Business Magazine, Minneapolis Star Tribune, Myrtle Beach Sun, Seattle Times, St. Paul Pioneer Press, Twin Cities Business Magazine

Committee Member - Global Civility Council

Certified Development Dimensions International Speaker, Leadership Spectrum Profile® Facilitator, and Etiquette Consultant

Master’s Degree in Management & Organizational Sociology, University of Minnesota

Clients Include Aegon (Law Department), Assoc. Legal Administrators, Miami / Orlando / Sarasota, 
Faegre & Benson, Fish & Richardson, Fowler White Boggs Banker, League of Minnesota Cities, National Association of Legal Professionals, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 

Contact Laura to transform your professionalism and improve your social competence!

Ph: (727) 559-1224  /  Email: