About Lauren Lake
Lauren Lake is a multi-faceted television personality who serves as the judge on the nationally syndicated half hour daily courtroom show, LAUREN LAKE’S PATERNITY COURT. The sharp-witted and opinionated Lake helps litigants resolve legal issues involving paternity using DNA results. The daytime courtroom series has been resonating with viewers nationwide and was the only new daytime show in 2013 to be renewed for a second season. While presiding over a range of emotional cases, Lauren’s personality shines through as she provides the perfect blend of inspiration and tough love with her no-nonsense, tell-it-like-it-is advice and analysis of each case.
Lauren is a legal and relationship expert who graduated from the University of Michigan and earned her law degree at Wayne State University. She is a member of the New York, New Jersey and Michigan bars with concentrations in family, criminal, entertainment law. Lake regularly contributes her no-nonsense, tell-it-like-it-is advice and analysis to some of today’s most popular television programs including, “The View,” “Good Morning America,” “Today,” “CBS This Morning,” “Dr. Phil,” “Nancy Grace,” “The Wendy Williams Show” and “O’Reilly Factor.” She has also served as a guest host for MSNBC and Court TV. Lake is a frequent on-air guest radio host for Radio One’s WDBZ in Cincinnati, and served as a legal expert on “The Tom Joyner Morning Show,” “Michael Baisden” and WBLS New York.
A highly sought after speaker and lecturer, Lake provides keynote addresses for countless social, civic, business, legal, and student organizations across the country. Her inspiring, high energy speeches have becomes a favorite among the students at universities such as: Princeton, the University of Michigan, Michigan State University College of Law, Florida A&M University, Xavier University, and University of Alabama Birmingham.
In her 2009 book, Girl! Let Me Tell You…Lake empowers single women to never settle for anything less than what they deserve in life and in love. Lake has served as moderator and contributor on panels dedicated to women, relationships, empowerment, and family. These panels include: Radio One Women’s Empowerment Expo, Circle of Sisters Expo, the Essence Young Women’s Leadership Conference, and the Tom Joyner Family Reunion.
Lake co-founded the Women in Entertainment Empowerment Network (WEEN), which promotes the positive portrayal of women in entertainment and society through nationwide mentoring and outreach programs for young women. She also serves as professor for the annual WEEN Academy.
Originally from Detroit, Michigan, Lake is committed to encouraging and inspiring ordinary people to live extraordinary lives. She strives each day to be a living example of life’s infinite possibilities.