Ask Lauren Lake, and she’ll give you the lowdown on hot topics concerning life, love and the law. The multi-talented lawyer, television host, entertainer, and designer dishes out her no-nonsense advice, sharp commentary, and bold expert opinions on many of today’s popular television shows.
Lauren Lake appears as a legal expert for the “Dr. Phil” show, laying down the law to at risk youth and families in crisis. Lauren Lake has served as guest host/anchor and legal analyst for MSNBC and Court TV, and is a regular on-air commentator for CNN, Headline News, Fox News Channel, and CNBC. Lauren Lake shares her poignant points of view on everything from current criminal trials, civil cases, race, politics, and women’s issues to the latest pop culture news. Lauren Lake is a graduate of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and Wayne State University Law School, in her native Detroit, Michigan. Currently licensed to practice law in New York, New Jersey and Michigan, Lauren Lake is a solo practitioner concentrating in entertainment and criminal law.
After witnessing her advocate vigorously for victims of Hurricane Katrina, comedian/activist Dr. Bill Cosby, hand selected Lauren Lake to be a featured motivational speaker on his nationwide “Call Out” tour, which reaches out to inner city communities to provide educational support, and awareness of social service organizations that help empower families to create better lives. Lauren Lake commands the crowd with unrelenting passion, and her rousing message of personal responsibility, ancestral power and privilege, brings audiences to their feet. She engages in more fiery discussions on complex issues facing the African American community as a regular contributor on BET’s “Meet the Faith”, BET J’s “My Two Cents” and New York’s Power 105.1 FM.
Lauren Lake also served as a correspondent, expert and life coach for “The Greg Behrendt Show”, where she helped guests navigate through dating dilemmas, career changes, and domestic disputes. You may remember her as the in-your face relationship expert and life coach on the “The Ricki Lake Show”, where for two seasons she served up a healthy dose of much-needed advice and on a myriad of social and legal issues. Lake‘s down-to-earth yet candid responses to the concerns of guests made her an instant favorite on the show, prompting executives at Sony Pictures Television to sign her on as a regular contributor. Lake‘s versatility enabled her to serve in various capacities on the show including field correspondent, makeover specialist, and judge.
Lauren Lake is currently the host and designer of HGTV’s “Spice Up My Kitchen” where she adds some much-needed flavor to some very bland kitchens. Lauren Lake co-owns L Style Design Studio in Fort Lee, New Jersey and enjoys unleashing her creative spirit by helping clients turn their ordinary homes into houses of style. Lauren Lake was also a featured designer on TLC’s hit makeover show, “While You Were Out”, where she specialized in achieving designer looks at knock off prices.
You may have seen Lauren Lake featured in the WE Channel’s popular real life “Sex in the City” style documentary series, “Single in the City” which chronicled the busy lives of single, professional women in New York city. Lauren won the hearts of viewers with her no-holds-barred approach to life and the pursuit of her dreams, as well as her witty commentary on single life and dating.
Not only is she a powerful voice in media, Lauren Lake is also a professional vocalist, musician, and a seasoned performer. She’s sung background for and toured the world with many multi-platinum recording artists including Sean “P-Diddy Combs”, Mary J. Blige, Jay-Z, Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg and JT Taylor, formerly of Kool & the Gang. She has written and produced songs for artists signed to major record labels including Sony Music and J Records. Lauren Lake writes and records her own original material and continues to perform throughout the New York metropolitan area.
Lauren Lake has been featured on “The Today Show”, “Good Morning America”, as well as in The New York Times, Newsday, Entertainment Weekly, Time Magazine, Jet Magazine, The Detroit Free Press, The Baltimore Sun and The Birmingham News. With all of these experiences in her professional repertoire, this Renaissance woman personifies the boundless potential that lies within us all. Lauren Lake remains committed to motivating others to pursue their passions and get the most out of life and love, with her strategies for “Limitless Living”, “Negotiating in Relationships” and her upcoming book for successful single women, entitled “Girl! Let Me Tell You….”.