Professional Details

Nancy Retsinas
Certified
Senior MediatorSenior MediatorSenior Mediator

Retsinas Collaborative Law Center

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752 Officers Row
Vancouver, WA 98661
USA
3608162246

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Description of Practice

This Mediator is Certified
SPECIALIZES IN FAMILY MEDIATION: I am a lawyer-mediator who specializes in all areas of domestic relations. PROVIDES SAFETY AND PRIVACY: I provide a safe, private environment for parties to come to the table to resolve their disputes without having to go to court. PROMOTES GOOD DECISION-MAKING: I value transparency, respectful interactions, and fairness. I seek to ensure everyone involved in a dispute feels heard and understood, and has the information needed to make good decisions. SHARES LEGAL INFORMATION: I share legal information when desired by the parties.

Professional Background

Licensed to practice law in Washington (1991) and Oregon (1992).

Degrees

BA, Communications, University of Portland (1986)
JD, University of Oregon School of Law (1991)

Training

Dates    Trainer(s)    Title   
2000    Jim Melamed    Family Law Mediation Training, 40 hours
2007    Carol Goodwin    Advanced Mediation Training, 30 hours
2007    Nancy Pionk    Civil Mediation Training, 40 hours
Continuous    Basic, Intermediate, Advanced Mediation, Collaborative Law and Negotiations Training    Various, more than 100 hours
2019    Holly Tompson, Eckerd College Leadership Development Institute    Conflict Dynamics Profile 360 Certification, 12 hours
2019    Pattie Porter, Conflict Connections    CINERGY Conflict Management Coaching, 40 hours

Approach

I provide a safe, coherent place for parties to come to the table to resolve their disputes. I value transparency and fairness, and seek to ensure everyone involved in a dispute feels heard and understood, and has the information needed to make good decisions.

Fees

My base rate is $300 per hour, but I work on a sliding fee scale and regularly reduce fees to make my services affordable to a broad range of clients.

Other Information

I have a particular focus in matters involving pre-marriage planning, transformations of long-term marriages by separation or divorce, spousal support and maintenance, death and dying decisions, trust/guardianship disputes, probate disputes, parenting of special needs children, creation of unique residential schedules, dissolution of closely held businesses, and family business disputes.

Areas of Practice

  • Adoption
  • Business
  • Community
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • Family
  • LGBTQ
  • Non Profits
  • Organizational
  • Partnership
  • Pet Mediation
  • Prenuptial
  • Probate
  • Public Policy
  • Small Claims

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Advanced Mediation Trainer
  • Communication Skills Trainer
  • Mediator-Arbitrator
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Mediation Trainer
  • Representational Lawyer
  • Conflict Coach
  • Strategic Planning
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Arbitrator
  • Collaborative Professional
  • Facilitator
  • Online Mediator

References available upon request.

This dispute resolution professional keeps liability insurance.