Laury M. Baldwin, now retired, was in private practice and a licensed member of the California State Bar for almost 40 years.  She was also a Certified Family Law Specialist. She was an active member of the San Diego Family Law Bar Association.  She served two terms on the board for the Certified Family Law Specialists and was the chair of the board during one of those terms. She was on the faculty for the Family Law Trial Advocacy Program in 2012, and she served as a pro tem settlement judge.   Prior to the formation of the law firm Baldwin, Baldwin, Da Silva & Seifert, she was a sole practitioner until joined by her daughter Carole Baldwin in 2009 when they formed the firm of Baldwin & Baldwin.