Professional Details

Forrest Mosten
Senior MediatorSenior MediatorSenior Mediator

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11455 El Camino Real, Suite 400
San Diego, CA 92130


Description of Practice

This Mediator is Certified
Family, Divorce, and Business Mediation. 40 years in private practice Certified Family Law Specialist. Author of Complete Guide to Mediation, 2nd Edition and train mediators internationally. Member San Diego Bar Association, Southern California Mediation Association, AFCC, and ABA Dispute Resolution Section.

Professional Background

Mediator in private practice since 1979. In continual training and train mediators as well as mediator trainers


Extensive experience in complex issues with high conflict dynamics. Have pioneered use of Pre-Mediation Sessions, Confidential Mini-Evaluations; Use of Mediator Proposals; and Strategic Mediation from Facilitative to Evaluative Approaches. Mediate Solo or in co-mediation teams.


JD UCLA ; AB UC Riverside (Phi Beta Kappa)


Dates    Trainer(s)    Title   
        Continual Training since 1979


Informed consent of parties, attorneys, and other professionals are key elements to my practice. I work on prevention of future conflict in addition to resolving current disputes. Known for creative solutions based on exploration of options keyed to needs of the parties. Flexible in format and in approach based on issues and parties involved.


No advance deposit required if pre-authorized credit card. Sliding Scale.

Areas of Practice

  • Adult Family
  • Business
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • Education
  • Family
  • Marital Mediation
  • Partnership
  • Prenuptial
  • Probate
  • Real Estate

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Collaborative Professional
  • Facilitator
  • Online Mediator
  • Parenting Coordinator
  • Advanced Mediation Trainer
  • Systems Designer
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Representational Lawyer

References available upon request.

This dispute resolution professional keeps professional liability insurance.