JUDGE MICHELE F. LOWRANCE has spent 20 years as a domestic-relations lawyer and has been a domestic-relations judge in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois since 1995. She has made numerous TV appearances including Good Morning America, The Joy Behar Show, Issues with Jane Velez-Mitchell, and “American Justice” with Bill Kurtis. She is a regular guest lecturer at the Chicago Bar Association and Northwestern University. A child of divorce who was raised by her grandparents, Judge Lowrance has also been through divorce herself. She has devoted her professional life to helping those similarly situated. She is the author of the just published The Good Karma Divorce.