Sovern Mediation, LLC - Steve Sovern

About Steve

Steve Sovern has been the selected mediator for more than four thousand mediations since beginning practice in 1994. Over 250 attorneys routinely refer cases for resolution with Steve. Steve brings broad mediation experience in almost every area where differences and conflict arise. Some of the area's in which Steve is particularly recognized include; Family and Divorce, Workplace, Commercial, Personal Injury, Insurance Claims, Professional Malpractice, Estates, Civil Rights, Real Estate and Construction.

A Certified Mediator by the Iowa Association of Mediators.

A Certified Transformative Mediator by the Institute for the Study of Conflict Transformation.

Qualified as an Advanced Practitioner by the national Association for Conflict Resolution and serves on the association's Training Committee, reviewing and approving family mediation trainings across the country.

Certified by the American Academy of ADR Attorneys for mediation in complex civil cases.

A mediator for the United States Postal Service.

Accomplished in a number of areas including; as an Iowa State Senator, thirty years as operator of a family business, as a public servant at many levels. Steve is recognized as a mediation leader in Iowa and the midwest having served:

  • Iowa Attorney General's Mediation Task Force
  • Iowa Supreme Court's Mediation/Domestic Violence Work Group
  • Legislative Laison for the Iowa Association of Mediators
  • Board Member of the Iowa Mediation Service and
  • One of the founders of the Sixth Judicial District Family Mediation Program
  • One of the founders of Mediation Services of Eastern Iowa

    Steve Sovern adheres to the Model Standards of Conduct for Mediators

900 Second Street S.E., #506
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401
Phone: 319.265.6234

Mediation Rooms:
The Cherry Building
329 Tenth Avenue S.E., #219
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401


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