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Lauren B. Franzella is an associate attorney in the Modesto office of Borton Petrini, LLP.  Lauren received her undergraduate degree from California State University, Fresno in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in agricultural economics.  She received her Juris Doctorate from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in 2010, graduating with distinction and a concentration in criminal justice.

Lauren practices family law in Stanislaus County, San Joaquin County, Alameda County and Contra Costa County.  She represents clients in all aspects of family law including dissolution, child custody, child support, spousal support, property division and domestic violence restraining orders.  Having spent time prior to law school teaching elementary and high school students, Lauren brings a unique outlook to matters involving children.

Lauren is married to Michael and they have twins, a boy and a girl.  Lauren and Mike are avid San Francisco Giants fans and escape to San Francisco every chance they get.


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Practice areas


  1. Family: 90%
    6 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 10%
    6 years


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Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Borton Petrini, LLP

201 Needham Street
Modesto, CA, 95354


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Traynor's Honor SocietyTraynor's Honor Society2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Associate AttorneyBorton Petrini2015 - Present
Associate AttorneyLaw Office of Thomas P. Hogan2011 - 2015
Legel InternEl Dorado County District Attorney's Office2010 - 2010
Legal InternSacramento County District Attorney's Office2010 - 2010
Law ClerkDisability Rights California2008 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
San Joaquin County Bar AssociationN/A2014 - Present
Stanislaus County Bar AssociationN/A2011 - Present
Stanislaus County Bar Association, Family Law SectionN/A2011 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
McGeorge School of Law, University of the PacificLawJD - Juris Doctor2010
California State University, FresnoAgricultural EconomicsN/A2006