Lauren L. Garner

Top rated Estate & Trust Litigation attorney in Phoenix, Arizona

Jaburg | Wilk
Lauren L. Garner
Jaburg | Wilk

Practice Areas: Estate & Trust Litigation, Alternative Dispute Resolution

Licensed in Arizona since: 1999

Education: University of Florida Levin College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2024

Jaburg | Wilk

3200 North Central Ave.
Suite 2000
Phoenix, AZ 85012 Phone: 602-248-1042 Email: Lauren L. Garner Visit website


Lauren is a partner who has been practicing law for over 40 years, first in Miami, Florida and then in Phoenix, Arizona. Her practice emphasizes probate and trust litigation and mediation. She also handles guardianships and conservatorships. Lauren is a strong advocate for her clients both in and out of court. She also appreciates the emotional aspects of this area of practice and has successfully guided her clients to resolving their disputes. She was certified as a mediator in Florida and has continued her mediation training in Arizona. Lauren has successfully mediated many cases using compassion and creativity to help the parties resolve their disputes. She serves as a settlement judge for the Maricopa County Superior Court Probate Division. She is also on the Probate Court’s list of approved mediators.

First Admitted: 1982

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Fellow of the American College of Trust & Estate Counsel (ACTEC) since 2012.  Current Arizona State Chair.
  • Arizona State Bar Probate and Trust Section - Executive Council (2006 - Present), Chair (2008 - 2009)
  • Valley Estate Planners, Member
  • Adjunct Professor at the ASU Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law
  • Valley Estate Planners, President 2018-2019
  • American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), Fellow
  • Maricopa County Bar Association Estate Planning, Probate & Trust Section Board Member (2005 -2007), Chair (2007)
  • Valley Estate Planners, Member 2017
  • Scottsdale Estate Planning Group, Member
  • Arizona State Bar Elder Law, Mental Health and Special Needs Planning Section – Executive Council (2011-2014)
  • Professional Advisory Board, Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Phoenix, Member
  • Paradise Valley Estate Planning Group, Member
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Volunteer, Probate Lawyers Assistance Project
  • Provide legal counseling to low income individuals
Educational Background:
  • J.D., University of Florida, 1981
  • Smith College , 1979
  • The Eleanor ter Horst Distinguished Service Award is intended to recognize an attorney or judicial officer who has demonstrated superior knowledge of probate and trusts law and the willingness to share his or her knowledge with, and otherwise serve the bar, the bench, the Section and the public., Eleanor Ter Horst Award, Arizona State Bar Probate & Trust Section, 2020
  • Arizona's Finest Lawyers, 2014
  • Top 25 Arizona Women Attorneys, Super Laywers, 2019
  • Arizona Business Leader- Alternative Dispute Resolution, AZ Big Media, 2020
  • Women in the Law, Best Lawyers, 2017
  • AVVO Rating 10
  • Rated AV Preeminent Martindale-Hubbell for 35 consecutive years by Peers and Judiciary
  • Lawyer of the Year, Best Lawyers in America- Trust and Estates Litigation, 2019
  • Best Lawyer in America- Litigation- Trusts and Estates, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020,2021, 2022, 2023, 2024, Best Lawyers in America
  • Top Lawyers in Arizona as listed in The Legal Network, 2018
  • Top 100 Lawyers- Probate and Trust Litigation and Mediation, AZ Big Media, 2020

Office location for Lauren L. Garner

3200 North Central Ave.
Suite 2000
Phoenix, AZ 85012


10 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2024

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Top 25: Women Arizona Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2021

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