Philip Mulford is a full-time, professional mediator.
Formerly an attorney, Mulford practiced law from 1982 until 1990 when he founded Mulford Mediation. With offices in Fairfax and Warrenton, VA, Mulford Mediation provides mediation services to families and businesses -recently including healthcare professionals, attorneys, realtors, and senior management teams. Mulford successfully resolves over 90% of the hundreds of
cases he mediates. He has published articles in various publications
including UVALawyer, the Fairfax Bar Association Journal and the Virginia Episcopalian on mediation. Mulford also gives continuing legal education seminars to attorneys on mediation. A graduate of Duke University ('79) and the University of Virginia School of Law ('82), Mulford lives with his wifeand two sons in Warrenton, VA. Beginning this fall, Mulford will host a weekly radio talk show on Divorce Mediation.
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Stop Living the Lie! You Can Earn a Living as a Professional Mediator, Even Where the Courts Offer Mediation for Free
Mediators are often told, and often believe, that they will not be able to earn a living as a mediator. In some states, the court system offers mediation for free. In other states, the state pays for mediation at less than professional rates. We mediators have spent too much time cajoling the court system - asking it to refer more cases, asking it to pay more. At the same time, we mediators complain that we are not respected as a profession. It's time to behave as professionals. This article offers the view of a successful professional mediator who operates in a state whose court system believes anyone can be a mediator and mediation should be free.
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