Lauren Blau is an associate at Advocate, LLP where she works exclusively in matrimonial and family law. Ms. Blau zealously represents her clients both in and outside the courtroom, and she works diligently to obtain speedy resolutions in her cases.
Ms. Blau is a graduate of Syracuse University College of Law where she completed a curricular program in Family Law and Social Policy. While a student, she worked under a NYS Appellate Division Practice Order as a Student Attorney for The Children’s Rights and Family Law Clinic during her second and third year. During her 2L summer, Ms. Blau was a judicial intern for the Honorable Kathie E. Davidson, supervising judge of the Family Courts of the 9th Judicial District. Ms. Blau also spent her 1L summer working as a Student Attorney for Pace Women’s Justice Center Family Court Legal Program, where she represented domestic violence victims in obtaining Orders of Protection.
Ms. Blau is actively involved in the New York Women’s Bar Association, New York City Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, and New York County Lawyers Association. Ms. Blau also continues to support her alma matter and serves on the Board of Directors for the Syracuse Law Alumni Association.
Areas Of Practice
- Family Law
- Syracuse University College of Law, Syracuse, New York
- Honors: Dean's List
- Honors: Moot Court Honor Society, Honorary Member
- Honors: American Bar Association Negotiation Competition, Negotiator
- Honors: Exceptional Pro Bono Service Award: Awarded to the third year law student who served the community by contributing the greatest number of pro bono and service hours
- Honors: L. Fredrick E. Goldie Publication Award: Awarded to members of the Journal of International Law & Commerce Editorial Board in recognition and excellence in the presentation of legal scholarship
- Major: Family Law & Social Policy
- James Madison College, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
- Honors: Dean's List
- Major: Social Relations and Policy
- Minor: Educational Studies
- Victimizing Those They Were Sent to Protect, Enhancing Accountability for Children Born of Sexual Abuse and Exploitation by UN Peacekeepers, 44 Syracuse J. Int'l. L'Com. 121-148 (Fall 2016)