Micheal Becker is an attorney, accountant and law school professor with a full-time mediation practice in Westport, Connecticut. He is the author of numerous articles on mediation directed at both practitioners and the public. Michael is a founding Director and past-President of the Connecticut Council for Divorce Mediation, and is an Academy of Family Mediators Practitioner Member. He is Adjunct Professor of Law at University of Connecticut School of Law, where he co-teaches a clinical course in mediation, and at Quinnipiac University School of Law, where he teaches lawyer negotiation. Michael can be reached at One Kings Highway North, Westport, Connecticut 06880; e-mail [email protected].