Lauren Realberg, BA, JD
Lauren Realberg is a Deputy City Solicitor with the Child Welfare Unit of the Philadelphia Law Department, representing the Department of Human Services. Lauren handles dependency cases in Philadelphia’s Juvenile Human Trafficking Court, known as WRAP (Working to Restore Adolescents’ Power) Court, which aims to help youth with dependency, delinquency, and/or crossover matters who have been identified as victims of commercial sexual exploitation/human trafficking. She also works with older youth who have chosen to remain in dependent care, and youth who have both delinquent and dependent court involvement and advises the Department on compliance with delinquent court orders. Prior to joining the Law Department in 2018, Lauren served as an Assistant District Attorney with the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office for five years, prosecuting matters ranging from narcotics distribution to domestic violence to shootings. Lauren graduated from Colgate University with a degree in International Relations and French and received her Juris Doctor from Temple University’s Beasley School of Law.