Laura McGee, J.D.

Certified Co-Parenting Specialist
Divorce Coach and Mediator

Laura McGee is the founder and vision behind Leave Strong Divorce Services. Laura earned her J.D. from the University of British Columbia in 1984. She began her professional career as a personal injury attorney where she learned to work with clients in the midst of life-altering tragedies.

In the mid-1990s Laura began her training as a mediator. Laura has accumulated over 350 hours of Alternative Dispute Resolution training from various institutions. In 2021 Laura was certified as a co-parenting specialist with the Mosten Guthrie Academy. She also stays current with the California divorce laws by taking annual Family Law Continuing Education seminars. ​Laura teaches mediation seminars, mentors emerging mediators, and offers herself as a resource to other mediators.

Since founding Leave Strong Divorce Services in January 2011, Laura's entire practice has been focused on family mediation and

divorce coaching.​ Laura has become known for the compassion, wisdom, and attention to detail she brings to the divorce process. Her ability to help her clients communicate through the conflict, chaos, and stress of divorce truly sets her apart from other mediators.

As your divorce mediator or coach, Laura will help you find your voice so you can be heard, fully participate in the divorce process, and arrive at a sustainable agreement that Laura will draft into your comprehensive Marital Settlement Agreement. ​Laura resides and runs her business in Carlsbad, California. You don’t have to live close by to take advantage of Leave Strong Divorce Services; she works with clients in person, by phone, and via Zoom.​​

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