My Profile

First Name
Laura
Last Name
Bergus
Email
lbergus@hmsblaw.com
Organization Website
http://www.hmsblaw.com/
Cell Phone
319-337-9606
Do you offer your services online or only in-person?
Only in-person
Counties Served
Johnson
Linn
Others by appointment
Availability
7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Weekdays and week nights by special arrangement.
Location
120 E. Washington St. Iowa City, Iowa 52240
Facilities
2 conference rooms
Handicap Accessible
No
Parking Options
Ramp, Metered
Types of Mediation Cases Desired
Family: All Issues
Allows Attorneys at Mediation
Yes
Comments on allowing attorneys at mediation
If one party wishes to have counsel present, both parties’ attorneys should attend.
Allows Third Parties at Mediation
No
Comments on allowing third parties at mediation
Special exceptions on case-by-case basis
Profession
Attorney and Mediator
Education
B.A. 2002 University of Iowa J.D. 2011 University of Iowa
Areas of Training
Family law, domestic abuse
Work Experience
Private law practice 2011-present. Certified practitioner in collaborative law for family law cases.
Spoken Languages
English
Date of Initial Mediation Training
August-September 2015
Mediation Training Hours
54
Mediation Fees/Charges
$200 per hour ($100/hour per party) with a 2 hour minimum. Administrative fees are $50. Travel charges are $200 per hour. The travel charge is included in the minimum charge.
Settlement Conference Mediator?
Yes
Mediation Prep Session Attorney?
No
MSEI Roster Mediators are professionals who meet the Requirements for 6th Judicial District Roster Mediators.
Mediation Services of Eastern Iowa

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509 Kirkwood Ave., Iowa City, IA 52240