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Eileen Coen, J.D.

An attorney mediator, Eileen devotes her practice exclusively to marital, family and divorce mediation. Eileen Coen Mediation, LLC, located in Bethesda, Maryland serves individuals and families throughout Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia for divorce, separation, custody, property settlement, child support, spousal support, pre- and post-nuptial agreements, and other family matters.
Eileen is also a trained conflict coach and consults with individuals, family members and business partners to resolve disputes and protect their most important relationships.

Eileen is a Certified Mediator by the Maryland Council on Dispute Resolution (MCDR). She is an Assessor for MCDR’s performance-based certification program and has served as Chair of the Certification committee. As an Adjunct Professor of Law, she taught Mediation courses for four years at the University of Baltimore. Formerly, Eileen was an attorney for the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) in Southeast Asia, gaining expertise in cross-cultural communication that is invaluable in her current mediation practice.

ADR Experience

Eileen has been engaged in private mediation practice since 2005. Prior to founding Eileen Coen Mediation, LLC in Bethesda, Maryland, Eileen mediated hundreds of family and workplace cases in DC and Maryland courts and various public, private and government agencies, including Montgomery County District Court, Baltimore Circuit Court, DC Superior Court, the Maryland Commission on Human Relations, the Key Bridge Foundation, NASA and the US Department of Energy.

Eileen regularly presents on conflict resolution topics for local, national and international professional associations, including the Academy of Professional Family Mediators, Bar Associations, the Maryland Mediators Convention, the Maryland Council for Dispute Resolution, and continuing education for court ADR staff.


J.D., George Washington University Law School, 1990.

B.S., Journalism, cum laude, University of Maryland, 1986.

Areas Of Practice

  • Cross Cultural
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • Elder
  • Family
  • Marital Mediation
  • Online Family/Divorce
  • Online Mediation
  • Prenuptial

Additional Services

  • Collaborative Professional
  • Communication Skills Trainer
  • Conflict Coach
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Mediation Trainer

Liability Insurance

  • Yes

Professional Associations

  • AFCC - Assoc. of Family & Conciliation Courts
  • ACR - Assoc. for Conflict Resolution
  • MBB - Mediators Beyond Borders
  • MCDR - Maryland Council For DR
  • APFM - Acad. of Professional Family Mediators