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Jennie K. Welsh
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Jennie K. Welsh Mediation

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P.O. Box 967
Santa Barbara, CA 93102
(805) 259-8097

Description of Practice

Jennie K. Welsh is a mediator in private practice in Santa Barbara, California, where she has been certified in Mediation since 1989. Ms. Welsh is a member of the Santa Barbara Superior Court's Alternative Dispute Resolution (CADRe) Mediation Panel. Working both privately and in conjunction with the Court, Ms. Welsh has facilitated the settlement of hundreds of cases through mediation. Certified in Divorce Mediation since 2014, Ms. Welsh places an emphasis on affordable Divorce Mediation services. Ms. Welsh continues to serve as Special Settlement Master for Santa Barbara Superior Court where she has worked since 2010, and as Supervising Mediator for Santa Barbara Small Claims Court where she has served since 2012. Mediation works - by minimizing the emotional and financial costs of any conflict, while at the same time maximizing the possibility for peaceful resolution, meaningful follow-through on agreements, and ultimate satisfaction. For more information, please visit

Professional Background

Fifteen years experience in Civil Litigation and Mediation. Certified in Mediation since 1989.


Hundreds of cases including but not limited to, Employment Law (Wrongful Termination, Harassment, Discrimination, Failure to Accommodate, Breach of Contract); Divorce & Custody, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Unlawful Detainers, Landlord/Tenant Disputes, and Onsite Workplace Dispute Resolution


Certified in Divorce Mediation through the DRPA Family Mediation Program of the Orange County Superior Court; Graduate of the State Bar of California, Law Office Study Program (four-year course in the study of Law administered through the CA Bar Association); BA in HIstory, UCSB; Ongoing education, training, and mentoring in the field of Mediation.


Dates    Trainer(s)    Title   
1989    Community Mediation Program of Santa Barbara    Certificate in Mediation
1994    Community Mediation Program of Santa Barbara    Advanced Mediation Certificate
2011    Conflict Solutions Center of Santa Barbara    Supervisor/Trainer for Small Claims Mediation
2014    OC Human Relations    Certificate in Divorce Mediation




225/hr for general Civil Disputes. Sliding scale fees available for Family Law cases where needed.

Areas of Practice

  • Business
  • Civil (general)
  • Community
  • Contracts
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • Employment
  • Family
  • General
  • Landlord - Tenant
  • Marital Mediation
  • Parent-Teen
  • Partnership
  • Personal Injury
  • Pet Mediation
  • Sexual Harrassment
  • Workplace

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Facilitator
  • Online Mediator
  • Parenting Coordinator
  • Mediation Trainer

References available upon request.