Michael Aurit

Michael Aurit
Michael Aurit, Esq., MDR, is a nationally recognized professional divorce and family mediator, attorney, and Co-Founder of The Aurit Center for Divorce Mediation in Scottsdale, Arizona. Michael serves on the Board of Directors for The Academy of Professional Family Mediators (APFM) and is currently APFM President-elect. Michael also serves as Ethics Chair of the Maricopa County Association of Family Mediators and is a professor of divorce and family mediation at Arizona State University's Sandra Day O’Connor School of Law. Michael is also a former American Bar Association Dispute Resolution Fellow.
Michael is a contributor to The Huffington Post, NBC News and ABC News in Phoenix and Mediate.com as an expert on divorce mediation and healthy co-parenting approaches.
Michael holds his Juris Doctorate degree from Pepperdine University School of Law, Master’s Degree in Dispute Resolution from The Straus Institute at Pepperdine Law, and Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from The Boston Conservatory of Music.
Michael and his wife, Karen Aurit, Co-Founder of The Aurit Center, live in Phoenix, Arizona with their daughters Daniella and Eliana.

Contact Michael Aurit

Website: www.auritmediation.com

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Articles and Video:

NEW: Mediate.com - APFM Video Series (12/12/18)
Mediate.com and the Academy of Professional Family Mediators (APFM) have worked together to produce 4 new online video courses Check out the trailers for all 4 of these new courses and then order at www.mediate.com/University. Note the special holiday pricing of only $199 for all 4 courses this month only!

Jim Melamed Selected For First APFM Outstanding Mediator Award (10/24/18)
After a nominations process open to all Academy of Professional Family Mediators (APFM) members, Jim Melamed, Mediate.com CEO, was selected to receive APFM's first "Outstanding Professional Family Mediator Award." The award was presented to Jim at the recent 2018 APFM Conference in San Diego.

4 Game-Changing Tips to Build Your Divorce Mediation Practice (02/15/18)
Whether you are just opening the doors of your divorce mediation practice, or you have been a professional family mediator for many years, considering these 4 Game Changing Tips with potential clients can be game-changers for developing your more successful mediation practice.

Advancing Your Family Mediation Career at APFM 2017 In Memphis (03/09/17)
We met three years ago at the Academy of Professional Family Mediators (APFM) Conference in San Diego. At the time, each of us was barely a year out of law school and preparing to take a leap to begin our own divorce and family mediation practice.

Not Another “How to Choose the Best Divorce Mediator” Article: It’s a Matter of Trust (08/26/16)
Articles about “Choosing the Best Divorce Mediator” may soon be more numerous on the Internet than the actual number of divorce mediators that exist in the world. Go ahead, Google it and be amazed!

Family Law Progress Inspires Divorce Mediation in Arizona (04/04/16)
Three years have passed since the words “child custody” have been spoken in an Arizona courtroom. They have not been missed.

Encourage Young Aspiring Family Mediators to Enter the Field: Their Careers, Your Business, and Our Profession Will Benefit (11/20/15)
Has a young aspiring mediator ever approached you—as someone they look up to as an experienced professional—and asked, "I want to become a mediator. Can you give me some advice? Do you think I can ‘make it’ as a mediator?"

We Are The Future of Mediation (05/18/15)
How will the future of mediation matter if a new generation of young mediators is not encouraged and carefully shepherded into our profession? Here’s to a future where we all may learn from one another, unite to overcome our profession’s greatest obstacles, and create the future that we imagine.


4 Game-Changing Tips for your Mediation Practice

with Michael Aurit.

This course focuses on your divorce practice, assuming that you are an established mediator and are ready to push your practice to the next level.

1.5 hour streaming online course with supportive written materials. 

4 Game Changing Tips for Your Mediation Practice -:
click here for a larger image APFM Panel Discussion: Perspectives and Insights of Experienced Divorce Mediators

Featuring Donna Petrucelli, Jim Melamed, Chip Rose, Don Saposnek, Amanda Singer.

Moderated by Michael Aurit.

Recorded at the APFM Annual Conference, October 2018, San Diego

Perspectives & Insights of Exp. Divorce Mediators: