Judge Michele Lowrance has been a Domestic Relations Judge in the Circuit Court of Cook County since 1995 and spent 20 years as a domestic relations lawyer.
She is the author of the book, The Good Karma Divorce (2010) published by Harper Collins, articles for Family Law Advocate, Divorce Magazine. She is the co-host with Jill Egizii of the radio show Family Matters. She is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post (now AOL Online), and Visitation Guidelines for Cook County.
She has presented The Good Karma Divorce and Good Karma Lawyering for Illinois Continuing Legal Education, certified for continuing legal education credit and presented around the country. She has received special honors by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.
Judge Lowrance chaired the statewide judicial conference on How to Tell if People Are Lying, andScience in the Courtroom. She also produced and hostedthe Infinity Broadcasting talk radio show Your Health Matters for five years.
She has been a guest on Good Morning America, the CBS Morning Show, ABC, WLS, WGN, CNN, WTTW, NPR, Disorder in the Court, Curb Your Enthusiasm Panel Discussion, EXTRA, American Justice with Bill Kurtis. Milt Rosenberg and many other radio and TV shows. She was a regular guest on Jonathan Brandmeir’s Radio WLS program “Trust me, I’m a Lawyer” and Dr Laura Berman’s Show. She is currently co-host of radio’s “Family Matters”.
Judge Lowrance has been a guest lecturer at Chicago Divorce University, the Chicago Bar Association, the University of Chicago, DePaul Law School, Kent Law School, Northwestern University, the Forensic Forum and the Chicago Think Tank. She is a certified mediator for Harvard Law School
Judge Lowrance teaches Continuing Education classes on The Good Karma Divorce and Good Karma Lawyering around the country. She has been the keynote speaker at the Georgia Bar Association’s Annual Conference (2011),
North Dakota Bar Annual Conference (2010)
American Bar Association Family Law Section Annual Conference (2010).
She was the keynote speaker at the Annual Collaborative Law Conference in California (2010)
The Annual Family Law Accountants Conference (2011)
The Forensic Forum Coalition of Mental Health Professionals.
Other noteworthy appearances:
· Lead presenter at national webinar on The Good Karma Divorce produced by Divorce Magazine.
· Article on Parenting in the Family Law Advocate.
· The 2012 instructor for Illinois Judicial Education, Domestic Relations statewide. Topics; Parental Alienation, Visitation Interference and Shared Parenting.
· Co-chair of the Committee for The Dalai Lama 2011 Chicago appearance.
· Presented The Good Karma Divorce in The Hague and at the American Consulate in Amsterdam by special invitation from the Ambassador to the Netherlands (2010).
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