Originally from Dallas, Lawrence is a sixth generation Texan. Lawrence has lived in several places: Florence, Italy; Washington, DC; and Santa Fe, New Mexico. Lawrence attended Whittier College in Los Angeles, California. In 1994, Lawrence took his first job out of college in the Office of the Governor.

During Lawrence’s time at the state capitol he worked for both Republicans and Democrats and is the only person in recent memory to direct the two most significant committees of the Texas Legislature: the House Committee on Appropriations under the Hon. Robert A. Junell and the Senate Committee on Finance under the Hon. Teel BivinsLawrence’s deep understanding of the Legislature and the state budget process has been influenced by these extraordinary members of the Legislature. Lawrence has been in solo private practice for 15 years.

Lawrence is a massive enthusiast and former resident of the Big Bend and regularly takes personal and professional trips there for a range of adventures.

Far more important than any of the above are Quinn (5), Julian (12) and Emma (19).