Lori Mars is an assistant professor of research in the Department of Family Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. After practicing law for over 20 years, Lori’s concentration lies in the area of elder abuse research and education. Her work includes scholarship at the intersection of law, aging, and elder abuse. With a master’s in law in alternative dispute resolution, she is focused on restorative practices, and elder mediation in particular, as a means to prevent or mitigate elder mistreatment. In addition to her work at USC, Lori is involved in research projects for the National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA).