Senior Mediator

Senior MediatorThis mediator has at least 100 hours of mediation training, 500 hours of mediation experience, agrees to take part in at least 12 hours per year of continuing mediation education, and subscribes to's required standards of mediation practice.Featured Member

Carlton Marcyan JD MCR CPA CFP MBA

Carlton focuses on complex situations and difficult conflicts. Many of his matters involve complicated financial issues whether related to family or business circumstances. He is a CPA, CFP holding a JD, MBA, Master of Arts degree in conflict resolution and bachelors degree in commerce and accounting. He is a court approved mediator in Cook and Lake counties and enjoys a top rated reputation as a problem solver and conflict resolver.

He, on numerous occasions, has been named Lawyer of the Year in the Chicago area by US News and Best Lawyers in the field of Family Law and Collaborative Practice. He has been named as Leading Lawyer and Super Lawyer for many years and holds Martindale Hubbell’s AV top rating as determined by his peers and members of the judiciary.

ADR Experience

Lengthy experience in family law matters; management and personnel, business and commercial matters.


Facilitative with evaluative if requested.


JD; MBA; MCR (Master in Conflict Resolution); CPA; CFP

Areas Of Practice

  • Autism
  • Business
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • Family

Additional Services

  • Certified Divorce Financial Analyst
  • Collaborative Professional
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Mediator-Arbitrator
  • Representational Lawyer

Fees and Provisos


Professional Associations

  • AFCC - Assoc. of Family & Conciliation Courts
  • ABA DR - ABA Section of DR
  • IACP - International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • AAML - Am. Acad. of Matrimonial Lawyers

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