Associate Mediator

Associate MediatorThis mediator has at least 40 hours of mediation training, has mediated at least 10 cases for at least 40 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..

Michelle N. Ogborne

Ogborne Law, PLC is a Scottsdale based family law firm with a commitment to providing the whole family compassionate support during challenging times.

Over the years we’ve seen the adversarial approach to family law, particularly divorce, destroy families and ruin relationships between children and their parents. It’s heart breaking. Nobody wins but the lawyers.

That’s why we know that even though ending your marriage and protecting your assets may be important to you, there’s something even more important. Protecting your kids from the pain of divorce.

Collaborative divorce – End your marriage without ending your family. Collaborative divorce focuses on creating outcomes where you win, your spouse wins, and more importantly, your kids win.

Mediation – A better way to handle disputes, our mediation process allows you and your spouse to come to the table and build an outcome you both can live with.

Michelle Ogborne, speaks regularly on the topic of collaborative divorce and is a recognized family mediator and attorney. She serves on the Board of Best Legal Choices and Maricopa County Association of Family Mediators. Michelle is also an active member of the Arizona Association for Conflict Resolution, the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, and the Family Law and Dispute Resolution Sections of the American Bar Association and State Bar of Arizona.

If you want to work with a law firm that takes a holistic approach to dealing with family law issues and works to get results while protecting relationships, you should contact Ogborne Law today.


 

  • State Bar of Arizona 2008
  • Certified Trainer, Referral Institute, Phoenix, AZ
  • Certified Networker, Referral Institute, Phoenix, AZ
  • Introduction to Mediation, Interaction Management Associates, 2015
  • Family Mediation Training, Interaction Management Associates, 2015
  • Domestic Violence Screening in Family Mediation, Interaction Management Associates, 2015
  • Family Law Mediation, Pepperdine University School of Law & Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, 2016
  • Interdisciplinary Collaborative Team Training, Collaborative Law Group of Southern Arizona, 2016

Education

Undergrad: B.A., Psychology, B.A., Criminal Justice, State University of New York, Fredonia, NY, 2003

Post Grad: J.D., Law, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, 2008; Member, Black Chapter (District V) Justice, Phi Alpha Delta

Areas Of Practice

  • Adult Family
  • Business
  • Civil (general)
  • Commercial
  • Contracts
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • Estate Planning
  • Family
  • LGBTQ
  • Marital Mediation
  • Partnership
  • Pet Mediation
  • Prenuptial
  • Probate

Additional Services

  • Collaborative Professional
  • Estate Planner
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Representational Lawyer

Fees and Provisos

Ogborne Law believes in transparency. As a result, over 90% of Ogborne Law’s clients are on a flat fee or alternative fee structure plan.

Liability Insurance

  • Yes

Professional Associations

  • AFCC - Assoc. of Family & Conciliation Courts
  • ABA DR - ABA Section of DR
  • ACR - Assoc. for Conflict Resolution
  • IACP - International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • APFM - Acad. of Professional Family Mediators

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