Professional Details

Leah Hadley, CDFA, MAFF, AFC
Senior MediatorSenior MediatorSenior Mediator

Great Lakes Divorce Financial Solutions, LLC

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7017 Pearl Rd
Cleveland, OH 44130


Description of Practice

Great Lakes Divorce Financial Solutions, LLC is committed to providing an affordable alternative to litigation. We offer divorce mediation and financial neutral services for couples who need help negotiating their settlement. Services are available locally in the Cleveland-area and virtually throughout the U.S.

Leah Hadley holds credentials as a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA) and a Master Analyst in Financial Forensics (MAFF). She has more than ten years experience working with families as well as conducting complex financial analysis.

Leah can help you:

- Separate emotions from finances in order to make decisions that are in everyone's short and long-term best interests
- Facilitate communication
- Make a smooth financial transition from married to single life
- Make informed and fair settlement decisions

Since Leah Hadley is not only mediator but also a financial expert, she has extensive experience in facilitating agreements which include issues related to:

- Retirement asset division
- Family-owned businesses
- Real estate investments
- Pension benefit divisions
- Employee stock plans
- "Gray" divorces
- Career transitions for stay-at-home moms

Professional Background

Leah Hadley, CDFA, MAFF began her career in Equity Research, providing investment opinions to large money managers. When she became a wife and then a mother, her interests turned toward using her knowledge to help families. Leah is passionate about making the divorce process as painless as possible.

Divorce Mediation Training, University of Akron
Basic Mediation Training, University of Akron
FINRA Series 7, 66, and 86/87 licenses
Graduate-level coursework in Business & Accounting, Baldwin Wallace
Accounting coursework, Cuyahoga County Community College


MA, Ursuline College
BA, Bryn Mawr College


When working as a financial neutral, we will give you advice on the smartest way to structure your settlement so that both of you get to keep more of your own money. Our pricing is transparent, flat-fee pricing based on the complexity of your finances. Packages start at $2000.

Other Information

We provide a no-cost 30-minute phone consultation so everyone can ensure that we are the right mediators for your situation.

Areas of Practice

  • Adoption
  • Adult Family
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • Estate Planning
  • Family
  • Marital Mediation
  • Online Mediation

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Fact-Finder
  • Conflict Coach
  • Strategic Planning
  • Certified Divorce Financial Analyst
  • Online Mediator
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Collaborative Professional

References available upon request.

This dispute resolution professional keeps professional liability insurance.