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Hon. Michele F. Lowrance (Ret.), Joins JAMS in Chicago

New Panelist Announcement

CHICAGO – JAMS, the largest private provider of mediation and arbitration services worldwide, today announced the addition of Hon. Michele F. Lowrance (Ret.) to its panel.  Judge Lowrance will be based in the JAMS Chicago Resolution Center and is available to hear cases nationwide.  She will serve as a mediator within the family law practice area.

Judge Lowrance brings almost 40 years of experience as a lawyer, judge and sought after commentator on family law issues to JAMS.  Her capabilities include all aspects of ADR and representative matters in family law including substantial litigation, judicial and settlement knowledge.

“Judge Lowrance’s in-depth understanding of family law and her empathetic approach to resolving disputes make her an excellent fit to our esteemed panel of neutrals,” said Chris Poole, JAMS president and CEO.  “We are very much looking forward to having her as part of the JAMS team.”

“I’m excited to join JAMS in my new role as a neutral,” said Judge Lowrance.  “After helping families resolve issues for more than 39 years, I feel like my move to JAMS is an inspiring and different way to continue assisting families reach settlement and closure with disputes.”

Judge Lowrance received her B.A. in Sociology from Roosevelt University, and her J.D. from DePaul University College of Law.

About JAMS, The Resolution Experts
Founded in 1979, JAMS, The Resolution Experts is the largest private provider of mediation and arbitration services worldwide. With Resolution Centers nationwide and abroad, JAMS and its nearly 300 exclusive neutrals are responsible for resolving thousands of the world’s important cases. JAMS may be reached at 800-352-5267 or by visiting

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