Lawrence has served in a number of roles, including:
- Chair (twice), Conference of Western Attorneys General (2003-2005) (2014-2015)
- Chairman of the Tobacco Committee, National Association of Attorneys General (2004-2006)
- Chairman, The American Legacy Foundation Board of Directors.
- Advisory Council, Department of Criminal Justice at Boise State University
- Founding Member/Past Chairman, Government and Public Lawyers Section at Idaho State Bar
- President, National Association of Attorneys General
- Board of Directors, Treasure Valley Reading Foundation