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Laura M. Wellen
Principal | Download Laura’s vCard

Practice Areas:
Domestic Relations and Family Law; Juvenile Law; Parenting Coordination; Mediation; Civil Litigation; and Appellate Practice

Hiram College
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, J.D.

Ohio Supreme Court
Northern District of Ohio Federal Court

Professional/Personal Associations:
Ohio State Bar Association, Member
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Member
American Bar Association, Member
Lake County Bar Association, Member
Geauga County Bar Association, Member
Animal Legal Defense Fund, Member

Speaking Engagements:
Ohio State Bar Association : Family Law Institute, Navigating Short Sales and Foreclosure Quick Web Programs, Family Law Institute Highlights, Practical Application of Instructions Related to Contracts, Artificial Insemination, Parenting Issues and Birth Certificates when Surrogates are Involved
Geauga County Bar Association: Seminar on Attorney Conduct and Professionalism
Halfmoon Education: Family Law for Paralegals
National Business Institute: Family Law From Start to Finish

Ohio Rising Star, Ohio Super Lawyers® Magazine, 2015-2018
Graduate of the 2015 Ohio State Bar Association Leadership Academy
Graduate of the 2014 American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Family Law Associate Advanced Training
Graduate of the 2013 Basic Interdisciplinary Training in Domestic Collaborative Practice

More about Laura…
Laura, native of Northeastern Ohio, joined the firm in 2012. She has significant experience counseling clients through a variety of Family Law matters.

She assists clients in navigating the issues that arise in divorce, dissolution, and custody disputes, in both the Domestic Relations and Juvenile Courts.

Her specialized training in the collaborative divorce method enables her to actively listen to her clients concerns and negotiate a resolution of her clients affairs. As a litigator, she understands that the Divorce process can have profound effects on the structure of a family well after the Divorce is finalized.

In addition to her professional activities and affiliations she volunteers with the Northern Ohio Hemophilia Foundation, as a foster for the Cleveland Animal Protective league and was a Patients to Advocates 2016 Fellow.