Lara and her team over­see the cre­ation and man­age­ment of pro­grams, ser­vices, and events that con­nect alum­ni back to the Law School and to one anoth­er, wher­ev­er they may reside. 

Prior to joining Michigan Law, Lara worked at the Los Angeles Times and the Center for Strategic and International Studies, managing content and constituents for high-profile engagement programs and outreach. Originally from Southern California, Lara holds a master’s degree in international communication from American University in Washington, D.C., and is a proud alumna of the University of San Diego.