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Lori A. Love, Ph.D.

Lori A. Love, Ph.D. has worked almost exclusively in the field of divorce and child custody for over 22 years. She is licensed in the states of California and Hawaii. She has also enjoyed working as a school psychologist and an adjunct faculty member of the Child Development Department at San Diego State University where she taught Divorce and Remarriage and Family Interaction Patterns.

Dr. Love has been an AFCC presenter on Parent Coordination, a regular speaker at The San Diego Family Law Bar continuing education seminars, and has enjoyed being on the faculty of the Family Law College of Trial Advocacy.

Dr. Love is a founding executive board member of Kathy’s Legacy, a charity that assists children and adult victims of domestic violence. She also serves on the advisory board of Kid’s Turn, an organization dedicated to assisting and empowering children of divorce in navigating the process.

Currently, Dr. Love’s private practice focuses primarily on being a trial consultant in high conflict child custody cases and as a Parent Coordinator. Dr. Love also performs child custody evaluations, child custody mediations, and acts as a coach or child specialist in collaborative divorces. Her latest book, “Child Custody Evaluation & Mediation Preparation” is available at In her free time, Dr. Love enjoys spending time with her family and friends, travel and yoga.

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