John studied law at the University of Cape Town before moving to Namibia where he practiced from 1988 to 1995.
After moving to the California in 1996, John set about getting trained as a mediator. Since then John has successfully mediated hundreds’ of disputes in the workplace. He ... more
Ken Strongman is a private commercial mediator/arbitrator of complex, high risk litigated cases since 2004.
As a full-time, mediator and arbitrator, Ken Strongman works to unite people into purposeful and unified directions, actions, and efforts by getting under surface appearances. By do ... more
Paula J. Trout is President and CEO of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Forums. She provides ADR services in mediation, negotiation, facilitation, conciliation, settlement conferences, fact finding (decisional and pre-decisional), early neutral evaluation (ENE), investigation an ... more
"I do my best to resolve cases as quickly, inexpensively, and amicably as possible. I strive to be the kind of mediator I would want, if I had a family law issue needing resolutio ... more
Lauren LoSchiavo is a highly experienced NJAPM accredited mediator who leads parties through the process from start to finish helping them to make informed decisions that fit the unique needs of their families in t ... more
Unfortunately the legal process is too expensive, complicated, time-consuming, byzantine, and too often does not produce satisfactory resu ... more
Since I founded Aging in Harmony in 2007, I have supported older adults and their families and caregivers who are struggling with conflicts about the future of their aging loved ones’ care and estate. No matter whether you are just starting to discuss later life ... more
Solving Family Disputes without going to court in order to reach a consensus that can benefit everyone is our motto. MPSV specializes in mediating any kind of family disputes arising out of trust & estate administration, wealth transfer, care of aging parents. We first focus on how to defuse participants’ hard feelings towards on ... more
Our Family Law Mediation Team is made up of two full-time attorney-mediators in addition to our administrative staff. Our office is located in San Rafael. Our two attorne ... more
As a conflict resolution consultant in Silicon Valley, San Francisco, an ... more
Welcome to the Academy of Professional Family Mediators (APFM)
Members of the Academy of Professional Family Mediators (APFM) provide mediation services to families facing decisions involving separation, divorce or marital dissolution, child custody, parenting, visitation, property division, wills and estates, elder care, spouse sup ... more