Laura D. Willis

Of Counsel

Originally from Richmond, Virginia, Laura graduated from Duke University in 2003 with a major in Political Science.  She received her J.D. in 2006 from William and Mary School of Law, where she served as a staff editor for the William and Mary Law Review.

Laura was admitted to the Virginia Bar in October 2006 and practiced construction and government contract law in McLean, Virginia before moving to Delaware.  Once in Delaware, Laura served as a law clerk to now Justice James T. Vaughn, Jr. in the Superior Court of Kent County, practiced insurance litigation in Wilmington, and practiced as an associate at a full-service law firm in Dover.  Prior to joining Hudson, Jones, Jaywork & Fisher, Laura owned her own practice, serving estate planning and business clients throughout Delaware.  Her firm, Willis Law, LLC, was recognized as the #1 law firm by the readers of the Smyrna-Clayton Sun Times in 2020 as part of Gannett Media’s “First State Favorites” contest.

Laura is a member of the Delaware State Bar Association, serving on the Commercial Law and Trusts and Estates sections, and the Kent County Bar Association. In 2023, Laura was appointed to the Delaware Board of Bar Examiners and the Delaware Open Space Council.

Active in the community, Laura is involved with the Smyrna Holly’s Club, the Ronald McDonald House of Delaware, the Duke University Alumni program, Asbury United Methodist Church, and professional development groups in Kent and Sussex Counties. Laura and her husband, Lincoln, live in Clayton with their two sons.



  •  Virginia (2006)
  • Delaware (2009)


  •  Duke University, B.A., cum laude (2003)
  • William & Mary School of Law, J.D. (2006)



  • Estate planning (including Revocable Trusts, Wills, Durable Powers of Attorney, and Advance Health Care Directives)
  • Business counseling/business transactions (including business acquisitions and sales; corporate documents and filings; entity formation and dissolution; residential and commercial leases; promissory notes; indemnity agreements, waivers, and releases; noncompete and nondisclosure agreements; employment, management, consulting, and personal services agreements)