Laurie Lyte serves as Director of the Professional Development and Planning Division at the Maryland Office of the Attorney General where she develops and implements continuing legal education programming for the office’s attorneys and professional staff. Previously she served as an Assistant Attorney General in the office’s Contract Litigation Unit and for the Retirement Systems. Laurie is a frequent presenter with the National Association of Attorneys General and other organizations on a variety of topics including management, leadership, resilience, organizational development, ethics, career development, trial advocacy, and litigation skills. In addition, Laurie is qualified as an executive coach holding a PCC certification, and works with attorneys and other professionals helping them achieve their professional and personal goals. Laurie previously worked for the U.S. Army Contracting Command Europe in Wuerzburg, Germany where she was responsible for training civilian and military personnel in federal and local procurement, contingency contracting, and standards of conduct. Prior to that, Laurie was in private practice where she specialized in professional liability defense litigation. Before entering private practice, she clerked for the Honorable John F. Fader II of the Circuit Court for Baltimore County, Maryland.
Laurie is a graduate of Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut (B.A.); the University of Baltimore School of Law (J.D.); the University of Texas at Dallas’s Jindal School of Management (M.Sc. in Organizational Behavior and Executive Coaching); and the University of Pennsylvania (Masters in Applied Positive Psychology).