Professional Details

Yaminah Childress, E.A, J.D.
Senior MediatorSenior MediatorSenior Mediator

Childress Group LLC

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3980 N. Expy
PO Box 569
Sunny Side, GA 30284
USA
6785547567

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Description of Practice

Childress Legal Group offers state-of-the-art civil, domestic, and workplace mediation, arbitration, and negotiations virtually and in person. We specialize in mediating divorce cases involving children, workplace disputes including EEO related matters, and business-related arbitration. With us, our clients don’t settle, they create winning outcomes! Our practice offers convenience by serving our clients virtually or at their desired location with high-tech solutions. We put you in control of your life or business by offering our 20+ years combined legal expertise in negotiations, arbitration, and law, and business acumen.

We believe that all individuals are able to creatively resolve their own disputes practically and peacefully. We want our clients to know that conflict resolution does not mean giving up your rights or settling on terms that you don’t want. Our goal is to facilitate a resolution that you design and want to live with! We pride ourselves on taking a facilitative and therapeutic approach to conflict resolution and remaining neutral and professional.

Professional Background

Professional Experience

Over the last 20 years, I have spent my time working in organizations that support the public at large as a public servant or advocate. My experience spans from lead to executive levels. Many of my daily responsibilities include mediation, negotiation, arbitration, training and business consulting and development with internal and external clients both for-profit and nonprofit organizations. I am a strategic thinker with a proven track record of developing and implementing effective plans, establishing strategic alliances, and building solid relationships built on respect and integrity. My unique combination of education and professional experiences have proved to be beneficial to clients in all sorts of disputes as it has allowed me to be relatable, empathetic, and a strong problem-solver finding solutions in even the most difficult of circumstances. I don’t just resolve conflict, I engage in it and help you obliterate it.

Experience

Civil Mediation Training

Domestic Mediation Training

Arbitration Training: FINRA

Registered Neutral: Georgia Commission on Dispute Resolution

Registered Neutral: Georgia’s Sixth Judicial District

Registered Neutral: Gwinnett County Courts

Public Arbitrator: Financial Industry Regulatory Authority

Degrees

Juries Doctorate - John Marshall Law School
B.S. - Capella University
A.A. - Prairie State College

Training

Dates    Trainer(s)    Title   
2012    Atlanta's John Marshall Law    Civil Mediation Training - 28
2014    FINRA    Arbitration - 16
2019    The New Decision Management Associates, Inc.    Domestic Relations Mediation - 42
2020    Georgia Office of Disute Resolution    Domestic Relations Mediation Supplement - 4

Approach

I take a facilitative and therapeutic approach to dispute resolution, allowing my clients to create win-win outcomes.

Fees

$250/hour
Flat fees possible, please ask!

Areas of Practice

  • Business
  • Civil (general)
  • Civil Rights (discrimination)
  • Contracts
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • Education
  • EEOC
  • Employment
  • General
  • Landlord - Tenant
  • Non Profits
  • Online Mediation
  • Parent-Teen
  • Partnership
  • Prenuptial
  • School/Education
  • Small Claims
  • Tax
  • Workplace

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Mediator-Arbitrator
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Mediation Trainer
  • Conflict Coach
  • Arbitrator
  • Collaborative Professional
  • Facilitator
  • Online Mediator
  • Online Arbitrator

References available upon request.

This dispute resolution professional keeps professional liability insurance.