Laura Roubicek

Part-time Professor of Practice

Almost-native Tucsonan Ms. Roubicek graduated from University High School in 1994. In 1998, she graduated magna cum laude from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Classical Humanities. she then earned a Master’s Degree in Education Administration from Chapman University in 2003, which was also the year that she graduated from UA James E. Rogers College of Law.

Later that same year, Ms. Roubicek was admitted to the Arizona State Bar and have remained a member in good standing ever since. She began working for the City of Tucson as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in 2004, and was promoted to Associate Prosecuting Attorney in 2007. This is the position she currently holds.

Over the course of my career, Ms. Roubicek has prosecuted all types of offenses, ranging from minor civil infractions to vehicular fatalities. She has tried well over 50 jury trials and hundreds of bench trials. She has also conducted numerous evidentiary hearings on all manner of Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Amendment issues. She has conducted Frye Hearings, Franks Hearings, and was heavily involved in source code litigation.

In addition to courtroom duties, Ms. Roubicek has coordinated and presented a number of in-house CLE programs on topics such as DUI investigations, the presentation of scientific evidence to a jury, and misdemeanor sex offenses. She has also critiqued new attorneys as part of the Arizona Prosecuting Attorneys Advisory Council’s basic advocacy course, and has taught several times on behalf of the Arizona State Bar.

Education

  • J.D. University of Arizona
    2003
  • M.S. Chapman University
    2003
  • B.A. University of Arizona
    1998
    Graduated magna cum laude

Work Experience

  • Associate Prosecuting Attorney
    City of Tucson, Arizona
    2007 - present
  • Assistant Prosecuting Attorney
    City of Tucson, Arizona
    2004 - 2007