Lauren Garner is a partner with the law firm of Jaburg Wilk, P.C. She was admitted to the Florida Bar in May, 1982 and to the Arizona Bar in May, 1999. Her practice emphasizes probate and trust litigation as well as guardianships and conservatorships. Lauren is a Judge Pro Tem for Maricopa County Superior Court in the Probate and Mental Health Division. She was Chair of the Executive Council of the Probate and Trust Committee for the State Bar of Arizona (2008-2009), and Chair of the Estate Planning and Probate Section of the Maricopa County Bar Association (2007). Lauren was certified as a mediator in Florida and volunteers as a mediator and settlement judge for the Maricopa Superior Court Probate Division. Before moving to Arizona, Lauren practiced law for 17 years in Miami, Florida in the areas of probate/guardianship and commercial litigation. She received her B.A. in 1979 from Smith College and her J.D. in 1981 from the University of Florida College of Law.