Michael Aurit

Michael Aurit

Michael Aurit, JD, MDR, is a full-time professional divorce and family mediator and the founder of The Aurit Center For Divorce Mediation located in Scottsdale, Arizona. He helps divorcing spouses and families avoid court and reduce the devastating financial and emotional costs of litigation by creating lasting mutual agreements. Michael is an active member of the State Bar of Arizona and the State Bar of California. He serves on the Board of Directors for The Academy of Professional Family Mediators. He is a Fellow of the American Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section, where he has served as National conference faculty. He is also a member of The Association for Conflict Resolution and Maricopa County Association of Family Mediators. He is a contributor to The Huffington Post. He holds his Juris Doctorate from Pepperdine University School of Law and Master’s Degree in Dispute Resolution from The Straus Institute at Pepperdine Law. Michael and his wife Karen Aurit, MA, live in Scottsdale, Arizona.  




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Advancing Your Family Mediation Career at APFM 2017 In Memphis (03/09/17)
We met three years ago at the Academy of Professional Family Mediators (APFM) Conference in San Diego. At the time, each of us was barely a year out of law school and preparing to take a leap to begin our own divorce and family mediation practice.

Not Another “How to Choose the Best Divorce Mediator” Article: It’s a Matter of Trust (08/26/16)
Articles about “Choosing the Best Divorce Mediator” may soon be more numerous on the Internet than the actual number of divorce mediators that exist in the world. Go ahead, Google it and be amazed!

Family Law Progress Inspires Divorce Mediation in Arizona (04/04/16)
Three years have passed since the words “child custody” have been spoken in an Arizona courtroom. They have not been missed.

Encourage Young Aspiring Family Mediators to Enter the Field: Their Careers, Your Business, and Our Profession Will Benefit (11/20/15)
Has a young aspiring mediator ever approached you—as someone they look up to as an experienced professional—and asked, "I want to become a mediator. Can you give me some advice? Do you think I can ‘make it’ as a mediator?"

We Are The Future of Mediation (05/18/15)
How will the future of mediation matter if a new generation of young mediators is not encouraged and carefully shepherded into our profession? Here’s to a future where we all may learn from one another, unite to overcome our profession’s greatest obstacles, and create the future that we imagine.