Faculty News

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Lori Giarrusso

Lori Giarrusso
Adjunct Professor of Law
Attorney at Law

Lori Giarusso is a mediator with the Rhode Island Family Court.  After working in private practice and for the Office of the Public Defender representing indigent juveniles before the Family Court, she joined the Rhode Island Family Court in 2004 as a mediator.  Since that time, Lori has handled over 1,500 successful mediations for the Family Court.  She has expanded her mediation training by completing the Harvard Law School Program of Instruction for Lawyers.  In addition to being a mediator, Lori is also trained as a parent coordinator and is approved by the Court as a Guardian Ad Litem.