Waco, Temple, Austin Areas,

Lauren Loney, Chapter President


Introducing The Central Texas Chapter


An avid lover of animals, Lauren has been volunteering and working in animal-related fields for her entire life; from volunteering at a rural veterinarian’s office to fostering and volunteering for several shelters in Missouri and Texas.  She went on to pursue a Bachelor’s of Science in Fisheries and Wildlife Biology and Captive Wild Animal Management and a Master’s of Science in Aquatic Resources. Lauren is also a recent graduate from University of Texas School of Law where she served as Vice President of the Texas Law Chapter of the Student Animal Legal Defense Fund and Co-President of the Environmental Law Society.

Since graduating from Texas Law, Lauren has been practicing public interest environmental justice and affordable housing law as well as volunteering as a pro bono attorney for the Animal Legal Defense Fund.  In her spare time Lauren enjoys hiking, camping, and backpacking with her pup, Ranger; exploring new vegan restaurants; and, of course, spending time with the amazing THLN team!