I work with people who are separating, legally or otherwise. Collaborative mediation is especially effective with families when the relationship needs to be maintained and redefined in a new way.
I work with people in organizations who are in conflict and are interested in preserving a working relationship. Mediation can be particularly helpful with workplace conflict, and is significantly less expensive than going to court.
Communities of people are in neighborhoods, churches, and community-based organizations. I work with communities in conflict to resolve disputes in a way that preserves and can even enhance their relationships going forward.
I practice collaborative mediation. That means I make it easier for people in conflict to resolve their own issues in a way that satisfies everyone without the hassle of an expensive and time-consuming lawsuit.
In mediation, the people in conflict control the outcome rather than a judge or jury who is not familiar with their unique circumstances. All mediations are 100% confidential as well. That means your conflict stays private, by law. No open court rooms. No open record.
In mediation, people in conflict have an uninterrupted chance to tell their side of the story while the other person listens. This is an opportunity you do not get in a courtroom. When people truly hear each other's perspectives, perhaps for the first time, it allows more space for cooperative decision making.
I offer face-to-face mediation, and I specialize in online mediation. The secure technology available now for online mediation has made it not only possible, but preferable in many cases, to traditional mediation.
I have a fully integrated system that allows me to easily send encrypted documents for signatures, take payments online, collaborate online, and create private rooms for people during mediation. That allows people to have private conversations during the mediation with their attorney, the mediator, or with each other.
There are many advantages to online mediation, including: