Judge Lynn received her Bachelor’s Degree in English and American Literature from Harvard University in 1981 and her Doctorate in Law from The University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1984.   At 33, she was elected judge of The Cleveland Heights Municipal Court and served there for more than 8 years.

Currently, Judge Lynn is a co-host on WeTV’s Marriage Bootcamp.  Judge Lynn’s Audio Course, That Conversation, The Art of Communicating in Relationships lives on Himalaya.com  Judge Lynn began her television career in 2001 when she became the host of the nationally syndicated television show, Power of Attorney.  In 2006, Judge Lynn became the host of the nationally syndicated television show, Divorce Court and remained there until 2020.

Judge Toler is the author of several books.  Her first book, My Mother’s Rules, A Practical Guide to Becoming an Emotional Genius was published in 2007 and was described by Ebony Magazine as an “awe -inspiring memoir”.  In 2009, Judge Toler published her second book, Put It in Writing, coauthored with Deborah Hutchison.  Her third book, Making Marriage Work, New Rules for an Old Institution was published in September, 2012.  Her latest book is entitled, Dear Sonali, Letters to the Daughter I Never Had, was published in 2019.

It is dedicated to young women, their progress and personal journey.

Judge Lynn is actively engaged in both local and national initiatives to prevent domestic violence through her work as a board member on Bloom365.org.  She is also an advocate for mental health awareness and supports The Whole Brother Mission, an organization committed to providing mental health access to black men.

Judge Lynn has appeared as a legal and relationship expert on a variety of shows including The Breakfast Club, Larry King Live, The Bill O’Reilly Show, Niteline, The Dr. Phil Show, CBS Morning Show, CNN, The Steve Harvey Show, The Wendy Williams Show, Dr. Drew, Hollywood Today Live, Dish Nation among many others.

Judge Toler has been married to Eric Mumford since April, 1989. She has two sons and four stepsons. The question Judge Lynn gets the most often is what kind of lip gloss do you wear?  Here you go:  https://canvascolors.co