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Oct 27, 2020

The Story of Triumph Over Tragedy

At the helm of ADR Services, Inc., its Founder and President, Lucie Barron has become for some, synonymous with the concept of alternative dispute resolution.

Lucie has had a remarkable professional and personal journey. Born in Germany of Russian parents who were prisoners of war, Lucie spent the first few years of her childhood in a refugee camp before her family immigrated to a small suburb in Adelaide, South Australia. At age 17, she left home to study psychology at the University of Adelaide, and then moved to Sydney where she obtained a Masters of Psychology at the University of Sydney. Seeking adventure but not knowing anyone in North America, she crossed the Pacific Ocean to settle in Montreal, Canada, where she began working as a psychologist. She married, and after the birth of her first child, changed careers to broaden her skill set by earning an MBA from McGill University, Canada. After seven years, Lucie and her growing family relocated to Southern California.

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