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Lisa R. Murray

Lisa Murray
1220 Howard Ave. Suite 250 Burlingame, California, United States 94010

Lisa R. Murray received her license to practice law in California in 1987 and in Hawaii in 2001. Ms. Murray has practiced family law since 1989, assisting families through the difficult divorce process. Ms. Murray serves her community as a mediator, Collaborative Practice divorce lawyer, settlement counsel, court-appointed child advocate representing children in divorce cases, and Judge Pro Tempore. Ms. Murray also volunteers with various community-based organizations participating in programs which provide low cost legal assistance to individuals. Ms. Murray's focus on Divorce Mediation, Collaborative Practice Divorce, and settlement negotiation counsel was borne from her experience of the destructive manner in which litigation impacts the lives of parents and children.

Ms. Murray is a member of the Mediators Roundtable which provides a forum for attorney-mediators to discuss with one another the methodology of and current trends in mediation. Ms. Murray has served as co-chair of the Family Law Section of the San Mateo County Bar Association, and as co-chair of the Children's Issues Committee - Bay Area, a Subcommittee of the Family Law Section of the California State Bar. As a member of Collaborative Practice of San Mateo County, she has served as President, chair of the Public Education Committee and co-chair of the Membership Committee, as an active member of the training and membership committees, and as a trainer. Ms. Murray is also an active member of Collaborative Practice San Francisco, where she has served on the Board, as a member of the Divorce Options and Membership Committees, and as the liaison to the Northern California Public Education Committee of Collaborative Practice California. Ms. Murray has been a member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals since 2004.

Ms. Murray has been named a Northern California Super Lawyer from 2006 through the present. In 2009 she was honored with a Eureka Award by Collaborative Practice California for her significant contributions and demonstration of abiding dedication to establishing and sustaining Collaborative Practice in California.

Ms. Murray received her Juris Doctor from the University of San Francisco in 1987, after graduating cum laude from Boston University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree.

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