Lauren L. Garner

Lauren L. Garner

Jaburg Wilk PC

Recognized since 2014

Phoenix, Arizona

Practice Areas

Litigation - Trusts and Estates

Trusts and Estates

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Litigation - Trusts and Estates
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Lauren is a partner who has been practicing law for over 30 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. More


  • 3200 North Central Avenue, Suite 2000
    Phoenix, AZ 85012


  • English


  • University of Florida , J.D., graduated 1981
  • Smith College, BA, graduated 1979

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida 1982
  • Arizona, U.S. District Court, District of Arizona 1999


  • Scottsdale Estate Planning Group - Member
  • American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) - Member
  • Arizona State Bar Elder Law, Mental Health and Special Needs Planning Section - Executive Council (2011-2014)
  • Arizona State Bar Probate and Trust Section - Executive Council (2006 - Present), Chair (2008 - 2009)
  • ASU Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law - Adjunct Professor
  • Maricopa County Bar Association Estate Planning, Probate & Trust Section Board - Member (2005 -2007), Chair (2007)
  • Paradise Valley Estate Planning Group - Member
  • Probate Lawyers Assistance Project - Volunteer
  • Professional Advisory Board, Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Phoenix - Member
  • Valley Estate Planners - Member 2017
  • Valley Estate Planners - President 2018-2019

Jaburg Wilk PC
Headquarters: Phoenix, Arizona

15 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

7 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Litigation - Trusts and Estates

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Litigation - Trusts and Estates, Phoenix (2019)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Litigation - Trusts and Estates
  • Trusts and Estates


  • Best Lawyers in America (21st Edition)-Litigation- Trusts and Estates, 2015
  • Best Lawyers in America- Litigation- Trusts and Estates, 2014
  • Arizona's Finest Lawyers 2014
  • Top 25 Arizona Women Attorneys, Super Laywers 2019
  • Arizona Business Leader- Probate and Trust Litigation and Mediation, AZ Big Media, 2019
  • AVVO rating 10
  • 2019 Lawyer of the Year, Best Lawyers in America- Trust and Estates Litigation
  • 2017 Women in the Law, Best Lawyers
  • Best Lawyers in America- Litigation- Trusts and Estates, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • Named Southwest Super Lawyer, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
  • Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell for 35 consecutive years

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