Ms. Towne is a long time resident of Kalamazoo County, returning to her home town after attending law school and practicing law on the east side of the State for 8 years. She is now a partner at one of the most historic law firms originating in downtown Kalamazoo. At Lennon, Miller, O'Connor & Bartosiewicz, PLC, she focuses her practice on family law, primarily committed to helping individuals and families traverse through the family courts or facilitate private settlements related to family law issues. She is an experienced and proficient Western Michigan litigator, as well as being trained in collaborative law and other alternative dispute resolution models. Gail's practice includes domestic relations law, divorce, paternity, child custody, child support, adoption, guardianship and other family law and probate matters. Among other things, Gail has been an elected Council Member of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan where she serves as co-chair of the Amicus committee and the Alternative Dispute Resolution committee. Gail has been appointed on several Supreme Court Administrative Office committees and Task Forces. Committed to the belief that family law cases should be decided by and between the families, Gail is also a member of the Collaborative Law Institute of Michigan and the International Academy of Collaborative Practitioners as well as a founding member of the Collaborative Practitioners of Greater Kalamazoo. Gail writes and speaks frequently on family law and issues, some of her older articles appear on this website: www.townefamilylaw.com and other Statewide and National publications, including legal resource books. As a mother of two active children and four dogs, Gail and her husband are also very active in the community of Kalamazoo, Otsego and surrounding areas.