Professional Details

Lynn MacBeth
Senior MediatorSenior MediatorSenior Mediator

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301 Law & Finance Building
429 Fourth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219


Description of Practice

Services include mediation of divorce, business, and civil cases. Attorney and mediator for over 30 years and over 10,000 cases mediated. Emphasis on needs of clients to streamline the process, save money and time and limit role of attorneys. Also provide 40 hour Basic Mediation Training approved by the Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR) Academy of Family Mediators. Training meets the training requirement of Pa. R.C.P. 1940.4.

Professional Background

Chatham University & Univ of Pittsburgh law school. Adjunct Professor Duquesne University School of Law. Author of textbook The Art of Family Mediation: Theory and Practice, 2d edition (2015)Former Officer & director of Mediation Council of Western Pa & editor of Mediation News. Advanced Practitioner of ACR, Provider of ACR-approved mediation training. Certificate in Gestalt Therapy from the Gestalt Institute of New England


Successful resolution of thousands of disputes in areas of child custody, financial and divorce matters, business disputes, lawsuits involving injuries, torts, contracts, civil rights, and workplace issues. Contract mediator with EEOC and U.S. Postal Service Redress Program, Custody Mediator for Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas, Generations Program.


Juris Doctor, University of Pittsburgh School of Law B.A.English, Chatham University Masters of Professional Counseling, Carlow University, 2018 Certificate (Two-Year) Gestalt Institute of New England


Dates    Trainer(s)    Title   
1993    Mediation Education Institute: Sarah Childs Grebe, Catherine Krockett, Martin Kranitz     Basic Mediation Training- 40 hours
1993-present    See Mediator Resume at   


Comprehensive approach that informs and empowers clients, addressing clients' needs and concerns while providing guidance regarding the legal areas that must be covered. Attention to clients' desire to save costs, time, and avoid trial.


Hourly rate negotiable, group and flat rates available.

Other Information

See website at, or call 412 303-2505.

Areas of Practice

  • ADA (50 mediated)
  • Adult Family
  • Business (75 mediated)
  • Civil (general) (70 mediated)
  • Commercial (30 mediated)
  • Contracts
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting) (8,000 mediated)
  • EEOC (300 mediated)
  • Employment (400 mediated)
  • Family (8,000 mediated)
  • General
  • Insurance
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Online Mediation
  • Organizational
  • Partnership
  • Personal Injury
  • Postal Service
  • Probate
  • Real Estate
  • Workplace

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Advanced Mediation Trainer
  • Mediation Trainer
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Facilitator

References available upon request.

This dispute resolution professional keeps professional liability insurance.