Mediator's Profile


Sandra Crawford

Business Name: Law Crawford, PC

Sandra Crawford is an experienced family law attorney who has helped families find workable solutions for more than 30 years.  Sandra is experienced in alternative forms of dispute resolution, which offer families and separating couples different options for resolving issues around:

  • Divorce
  • Child custody
  • Parenting disputes
  • Child support
  • Civil union dissolutions

Collaborative Law and mediation are cost-effective process options which allow clients to retain more control over the outcomes of their cases than the traditional court process.

Sandra is a member of several collaborative law organizations and committees, including the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, Collaborative Divorce Illinois, and the Illinois State Bar Association Section Council for Alternative Dispute Resolution.


  • John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois Juris Doctorate – 1989
  • DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois – 1984

Honors & Awards

  • Illinois Super Lawyer, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois (CLII), Past President and Board Member
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (IACP), Member
  • Trainers for the Advancement of Collaborative Practice, Inc.(TACP), Board Member and Trainer
  • Collaborative Practice Professionals of Illinois (CPPIL), Member
  • Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA), Assembly Member
  • ISBA – Women in the Law Committee, Chair, 2010 – 2011
  • ISBA – Diversity Leadership Council, Member
  • ISBA – Judicial Evaluation Committee (Cook County), Member
  • ISBA – Mentor Center, Mentor
  • ISBA – Delivery of Legal Services Committee, Member
  • ISBA – Alternative Dispute Resolution Section Council, Member
  • The John Marshall Law School, Alumni Board Member
  • Illinois Bar Foundation, Board Member
  • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC), Member
  • Association of Conflict Resolution (ACR), Member

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