|Organization:||Simmons Perrine Moyer Bergman P.L.C.|
|Online prep session mediation offered?:||Prep Session: Online Available|
|Comments on online/in-person mediation:|
Zoom, FaceTime, Skype, and Google Meet. All online applications are effective tools for mediation preparation.
|Counties Served:||Benton, Iowa, Johnson, Jones, Linn, Others by appointment, and Tama|
Weekdays: Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Weekends: By appointment. Nights: By apointment.
|Mediation Prep Session Location:|
1.) 115 Third St. SE, Suite 1200, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401 2.) City Center Square, 1150 5th Street, Suite 170, Coralville, Iowa 52241
Cedar Rapids: 8 conference rooms Coralville: 4 conference rooms
Off street parking in Cedar Rapids and Coralville.
|Types of Prep Session Cases Desired:|
Family: All issues Determining and Dividing Marital Estates, including business valuation; Child Custody and Visitation; Child and Spousal Support; Child Medical Support; Post-Secondary Education Subsidy.
|Profession:||Attorney and Mediator|
Mediation helps people deal with family law matters to obtain information and manage conflict in a cost-effective manner. As a mediator, I assist people in clarifying perceptions, communicating effectively, and exploring settlement options quickly and directly. I assist parties in using legal and other professional advice effectively.
B.A. University of Notre Dame 1975, J.D. William Mitchell College of Law 1981.
|Areas of Training:|
Family Law, including child custody; child and spousal support; estate valuation and division of all forms of marital property including retirement assets; tax; and domestic violence. Mediation techniques. I am trained in and employ tranformative and evaluative mediation techniques as appropriate.
I have been practicing law for 36 years. The past 19 years, my practice has been exclusively in Family Law. I began mediating family law cases in 1999. I enjoy working with individuals, families, and attorneys in managing conflict.
|Initial Mediation Training:||July 1999|
|Mediation Training Hours:||185|