Dallas City Attorney

Assistant City Attorney

General Counsel Division

Zoning Section

Laura Morrison joined the Dallas City Attorney's office in 2008. Her practice focuses on ordinance drafting and advising city departments and boards on zoning, historic preservation, neighborhood conservation, annexation, code amendments, platting, sustainable development, alcohol regulations, thoroughfares, and other land use matters. Ms. Morrison currently serves as counsel for the Zoning Ordinance Committee and the Building Inspection Advisory Examining and Appeals Board.  She has previously served as counsel for the City Plan Commission, the Landmark Commission, and the Board of Adjustment.


  • Texas Tech University School of Law, J.D., 2006
  • Universidad de Guanajuato, Summer Law Institute, 2005
  • University of Texas at Austin, B.A., 2002

Affiliations & Activities

  • Admitted to the State Bar of Texas, November 2006
  • member, Preservation Dallas Young Professionals
  • member, Dallas Bar Association
  • member, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • member, Women in eDiscovery