Practitioner Mediator

Practitioner MediatorThis mediator has at least 100 hours of mediation training, has mediated at least 50 cases for at least 200 hours, agrees to take part in at least 12 hours per year of continuing mediation education, and subscribes to Mediate.com's required standards of mediation practice..

Lisa Smith

I mediate divorces, alimony and property division issues, post divorce modifications and parenting plans as well as out-of-wedlock maters. For couples wanting to reconcile, I offer mediation-to-stay married services.

Due to the current health crisis, I offer on-line mediation for the entire mediation session.

As a mediator, I help my clients focus on solutions that best meet their needs. As a compassionate listener, I can help clients better understand what are the important issues. As a skilled lawyer, I provide helpful information.

My clients usually call me because they want an “amicable divorce” even if they are currently having trouble talking with their spouses.

ADR Experience

I have received formal training in the following fields:
Family Mediation
Collaborative Law
Marital Mediation
Non Violent Communication
Compassionate Listening
Parenting Coordinator

Approach

Dispute resolution should focus on problem solving – not finger pointing. I help clients find common ground.

Education

J.D. University of Colorado (Boulder) (1987)
B.A. Brown University

Areas Of Practice

  • Divorce (parenting)
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Marital Mediation
  • Online Mediation
  • LGBTQ
  • Family

Additional Services

  • Mediation Consultant
  • Mediation Trainer
  • Representational Lawyer
  • Mediator
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Collaborative Professional
  • Online Mediator

Fees and Provisos

First 1/2 hour mediation information session is no charge. Call or e-mail my office for hourly fees.

Liability Insurance

  • Yes

Professional Associations

  • AFCC - Assoc. of Family & Conciliation Courts
  • MassBar Alternative Dispute Resolution Section
  • MCFM - Mass. Council of Family Mediation
  • IACP - International Academy of Collaborative Professionals

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