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Laurie Puhn

Laurie Puhn, Family Law Attorney and Mediator

Laurie Puhn, J.D., is a family attorney and mediator in private practice and author of Instant Persuasion: How to Change Your Words to Change Your Life (Penguin), which offers advice on how to avoid communication blunders in professional and personal situations. She also serves as a legal expert on Fox News Channel and Court/TruTV.

Dubbed the "Dispute Doctor" in the national media, Puhn is a graduate of Harvard University and Harvard Law School where she served on the Board of the Harvard Mediation Program. She is also the host of "I on New York With Laurie Puhn" on WPXN-TV and the communication expert for's magazine.

With a reputation as the go-to person on a variety of legal and relationship issues, Puhn is a familiar face on CNN's "Tips fromthe Top," "Headline News," "Good Day NY," ABC's"20/20," WNBC's "Weekend Today in NY," "The Big Story" with John Gibson, "Studio B with Shepard Smith,""Fox & Friends," "Fox News Live" and "The LiveDesk," helping audiences understand big news stories, pop culture trends and legal issues.

My Blogs:
How To Divorce Your Divorce Attorney
How To Renegotiate A Divorce Settlement
Q & A on Legalizing Divorce
The Five Key Ways To Get A Divorce

Laurie Puhn

Most Recent Articles

Is there such a thing as an actual "legal separation" where you file legal documents and a petition and such, or are people considered legally separated when they live apart? Living apart is different from being legally separated. Although both…

How To Divorce Your Divorce Attorney

Thursday, 11 April 2013 12:46
Have you tried to reach your attorney and he or she won’t come to the phone?  Are you not sure you attorney is representing your best interests?  Sometimes the only course is to divorce your divorce attorney.  Here are five reasons to do…

The Five Key Ways To Get A Divorce

Saturday, 11 September 2010 09:12
(If you have decided to get a divorce, we've assembled a simple, 7-step overview on how to prepare for your divorce. Start here with Divorce Prep: Steps One and Two)&