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Lauren Adams

Lauren Girard Adams is a mediator and workplace conflict management consultant.

As a consultant, Lauren works with businesses, hospitals and academic institutions helping individuals and teams move through challenging inter-personal dynamics, strengthen connections, enhance communication and engage collaboratively.

As a mediator and neutral facilitator, Lauren helps clients resolve employment, probate, family, personal injury, real estate, and general civil litigation matters.

Lauren is a former Clinical Assistant Professor of Law at Northwestern University School of Law. While teaching at Northwestern from 2001-2006, Lauren advocated for youth in school expulsion and suspension matters and represented children in juvenile delinquency proceedings. Prior to teaching at Northwestern Law School, Lauren clerked for the Honorable Ruben Castillo of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Lauren received her B.A. Cum Laude from Skidmore College in 1991, and her J.D. Cum Laude from Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law in 1999. Lauren has also completed Champlain College’s Basic Mediation course; Hess Gehris’s Advanced Mediation Training; and Roundtable Mediation’s Certified Family Mediation Training Program.

Please reach out to Lauren to learn more about how she can support you through current conflicts and/or help you grow your toolbox of conflict resolution skills through coaching and training.


Lauren’s prior experience includes many years as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Law at Northwestern University School of Law. While teaching at Northwestern, Lauren advocated for youth in school expulsion and suspension matters, and represented children in juvenile delinquency proceedings. Prior to teaching at Northwestern Law School, Lauren clerked for the Honorable Ruben Castillo of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Lauren was also an associate at Baker & McKenzie in Chicago.

ADR Experience

Attorney Adams has experience in helping clients mediate employment, probate, family, personal injury, real estate, community, and general civil litigation matters.

Education

Attorney Adams received her B.A. Cum Laude from Skidmore College in 1991, and her J.D. Cum Laude from Northwestern University School of Law in 1999. In November, 2014, Attorney Adams completed Champlain College’s Basic Mediation course. She also completed the Advanced Mediation Training Program through Hess Gehris Solutions in April, 2015 and the N.H. Certified Family Mediation Training Program in June, 2015.

Areas Of Practice

  • Automotive
  • EEOC
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Adult Family
  • Neighbor to Neighbor
  • Civil Rights (discrimination)
  • Sexual Harrassment
  • ADA
  • Civil (general)
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • Education
  • Employment
  • Family
  • General
  • Sports
  • Insurance
  • Landlord - Tenant
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Real Estate
  • Personal Injury
  • Workplace
  • Marital Mediation

Additional Services

  • Ombud
  • Mediator
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Facilitator
  • Online Mediator
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Mediation Trainer
  • Conflict Coach
  • Communication Skills Trainer

Liability Insurance

  • Yes

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