Professional Details

Eileen Coen, J.D.
Senior MediatorSenior MediatorSenior Mediator

Eileen Coen Mediation, LLC

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10411 Motor City Drive
Suite 500
Bethesda, MD 20817
(240) 479-9739


Description of Practice

This Mediator is Certified
An attorney mediator, Eileen devotes her practice exclusively to family and divorce mediation. Eileen Coen Mediation, LLC, located in Bethesda, Maryland serves individuals and families throughout Washington, DC and Maryland and Virginia suburbs for divorce, separation, custody, property settlement, child support, spousal support, pre- and post-nuptial agreements, and other issues unique to families. Eileen is also a trained conflict coach and consults with individuals, family members and business partners to resolve disputes and protect their most important relationships.

Professional Background

Eileen is a Certified Mediator by the Maryland Council on Dispute Resolution (MCDR). She is an Assessor for MCDR’s performance-based certification program and currently serves as Chair of the Certification committee. She is a Professor of Law, teaching Mediation courses at the University of Baltimore. Formerly, Eileen was an attorney for the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) in Southeast Asia, gaining expertise in cross-cultural communication that is invaluable in her current mediation practice.


Eileen has been engaged in private mediation practice since 2005. Prior to founding Eileen Coen Mediation in Bethesda, Maryland, Eileen mediated hundreds of family and workplace cases in DC and Maryland courts and various public, private and government agencies, including Montgomery County District Court, Baltimore Circuit Court, DC Superior Court, the Maryland Commission on Human Relations, the Key Bridge Foundation, NASA and the US Department of Energy.

Eileen regularly presents on conflict resolution topics for local, national and international professional associations, including the Academy of Professional Family Mediators, Bar Associations, the Maryland Mediators Convention, the Maryland Council for Dispute Resolution, and continuing education for court ADR staff.


J.D., George Washington University Law School, 1990.
B.S., Journalism, cum laude, University of Maryland, 1986.

Other Information

Areas of Practice

  • Adult Family
  • Cross Cultural
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • EEOC
  • Elder
  • Employment
  • Family (400 mediated)
  • Marital Mediation
  • Parent-Teen
  • Prenuptial
  • Workplace

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Conflict Coach
  • Collaborative Professional
  • Facilitator
  • Online Mediator
  • Communication Skills Trainer
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Mediation Trainer

References available upon request.

This dispute resolution professional keeps professional liability insurance.