Lauren H. Waterworth: Blue Mountain Lawyer

Lauren Hassler: Attorney at Law

  Lauren H Waterworth, Attorney at Law

A native of Boone, North Carolina, Lauren Waterworth attended Appalachian State University and graduated in 2001 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology and a Minor in Studio Art. She continued her studies at Texas A&M University and completed a Master’s Degree in Structural Geology in 2004. She then attended Tulane University Law School and earned her Juris Doctor degree in 2007 with a certificate in Environmental Law.

After finishing law school, Lauren returned to practice law in Boone, North Carolina where she practices in the areas of Environmental Law, Land Use, and Planning. Lauren's specialized study of environmental law, combined with her background in Geology and Earth Sciences, gives her an adept understanding of environmental issues.This understanding helps her realize the steps necessary to reach the best resolution in these complex cases.

For Lauren, legal scholarship is also a strong interest. Lauren enjoys the discipline of legal research and writing and strives to expand and improve these skills. She provides a broad range of research services for attorneys in the High Country region.

When not in the office or in the court room, Lauren enjoys walking her dogs with her wonderful husband, skiing as a member of the National Ski Patrol, gardening, hiking or painting.