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Laurie Israel

Laurie Israel is an attorney, consultant, and mediator, concentrating her practice on both prenuptial and postnuptial agreements. She works as a consultant and mediator nationwide. She previously practiced for 35 years in the areas of tax law, divorce, collaborative law, estate planning, probate of estates and trust administration, as well as mediation and, in Massachusetts, providing counsel for couples entering into prenuptial agreements. Laurie is one of the initial practitioners and developers of the field of marital mediation, the practice of using mediation to help couples solve marital problems and improve their marriages. Laurie is a former board member of the Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation and the Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council. Her writings include articles on divorce, mediation, marital mediation, and prenuptial agreements. You can find her articles on, Huffington Post, and She is the author of the book “The Generous Prenup: How to Support Your Marriage and Avoid the Pitfalls,” available on Amazon. Laurie is frequently called upon by attorneys and mediators to share her expertise, through giving both formal and informal presentations, on the subject of prenuptial agreements all across the country. You can contact Laurie at [email protected]. Her website is

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