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Laurie MaloneMalone Mediation and Legal Services Inc.
Laurie has mediated over 1,500 cases. In addition, she is an experienced Guardian ad Litem representing the best interests of children, parenting coordinator for high conflict cases, a collaborative attorney, as well an experienced litigator. Laurie takes the time to learn about the unique perspective of each case so a plan can be tailored to the individual needs of her clients.
Laurie has taught at John Carroll and at continuing legal education seminars, spoken on the radio, and presented numerous seminars on the topics of mediation, parenting coordination, high conflict families, divorce options, and communicating with difficult people.
Laurie graduated from Cleveland State University in 1985; her undergraduate degree was in business with a major in marketing. Laurie graduated from Cleveland Marshall College of Law in December 1996 and was sworn into the bar in May 1997. Laurie’s involvement with legal and professional organizations is as follows:
- Task Force Committee on Mediation for Cuyahoga County Domestic Relations Court
- Task Force on Parenting Coordination for Summit County Domestic Relations Court
- Member of the Parenting Coordinator Task Force for Ohio Supreme Court’s Subcommittee on Alternative Dispute Resolution Options
- Board Member of Cornerstone of Hope
- Past Board Member of the Autism Society of Greater Cleveland
- Past Trustee and Co-Chair Of the Mediation Practice Group for the Center for Principled Advocacy
- Past Board Member of the Lawyer’s Guild of the Catholic Diocese, Past Chair of Membership and Programming
- Member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
- Member of Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
- Member of the Evangelization Committee of St. Basil’s Catholic Church
Laurie is active in the community. She is a lector at her church and has been an assistant volleyball and softball coach. Her interests include reading, hiking, and biking, including riding in the MS Pedal to the Point from Berea to Cedar Point.
These professionals can help you and your spouse choose a guided, proven and court-approved method for ending your marriage and settling parenting issues. Aside from lowering costs, a non-litigation approach is more likely to produce a more livable future for you and your separated family.