Professional Details

Joy Borum, JD
Certified
Senior MediatorSenior MediatorSenior Mediator

Family Mediation Center

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7515 E. 1st Street, Ste. 118
Scottsdale, AZ 852514532
USA
(480) 949-9511
Fax: (480) 949-8814

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Description of Practice

This Mediator is Certified
Mediating since 1982. Divorce, family, elder, wills, trusts, business mediator. Family Court Mediator Roster, former Parenting Coordinator and Judge Pro Tem. Co-chaired committees that drafted AZ's 1st mediation training curriculum & standards of conduct. Co-provider 1st adv. family mediation training in AZ. Co-author univ. mediation text. Former chair state bar ADR section. Conflict consultant/facilitator. Founding member professional family mediation assoc. Consultant & Advanced Mediator. Train, coach, mentor in conflict resolution and peacemaking.

Professional Background

Educator, trainer, former car dealer & politician Chaired state and county bar ADR sections, founding member co. family mediation assoc. & president. Train & consult . Advanced training in psychology, couples & small systems.

Experience

25 years/1,000+ cases. Joy is a partner in The Family Mediation Center, established in 1981. Joy has an active law license plus decades of training and experience in psychology, family and organizational systems, mental health and stepfamilies.

Degrees

Honors B.A. psychology and history; honors Juris Doctor.

Training

Dates    Trainer(s)    Title   
1982    James Benning, Ph.D.    Basic 40 & 20 as best I recall
zillions since    J.D.s, Ph.D.s, Psy.D.s, M.A.s & M.C.s    All basic, advanced, family, d.v., elder, mental health imaginable

Approach

Clients' have their answers within. I assist accessing and articulating their expertise. My style ranges from transformative to evaluative.

Fees

$300 per hour. Training, conflict resolution coaching, peacemaking, and mentoring arranged on a case-by-case basis.

Other Information

Question those holding-out themselves as "mediators." Are they trained and experienced mediators? Former judges or attorneys with no mediation training? Little experience? Disbarred attorneys? As former certification and training curriculum chair of my state ADR organization, I helped draft curriculum and criteria for mediators. Collaboratively trained and practicing?

Areas of Practice

  • Adult Family (3 mediated)
  • Art (1 mediated)
  • Business (6 mediated)
  • Cross Cultural (17 mediated)
  • Divorce (all issues) (1,000 mediated)
  • Divorce (parenting) (1,000 mediated)
  • Elder (17 mediated)
  • Estate Planning (2 mediated)
  • Family (1,000 mediated)
  • Franchise (3 mediated)
  • General (6 mediated)
  • LGBT (8 mediated)
  • Marital Mediation (2 mediated)
  • Online Mediation (7 mediated)
  • Partnership (4 mediated)
  • Prenuptial (9 mediated)
  • Probate (4 mediated)
  • Professional Fees (2 mediated)

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Advanced Mediation Trainer
  • Communication Skills Trainer
  • Mediator-Arbitrator
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Mediation Trainer
  • Conflict Coach
  • Arbitrator
  • Collaborative Professional
  • Facilitator
  • Online Mediator

References

Allison Quattrocchi former owner Family Mediation Center denise blommel co-trainer & professional colleague Oliver Ross professional colleague Ruth Lusby professional colleague cristi McMurdie professional colleague darra rayndon professional colleague The Hon. James McDougall, Ret. professional colleague Elizabeth Karabatsos professional colleague Terry Lee professional colleague Kathy McCormick professional colleague

This dispute resolution professional keeps liability insurance.

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