1.) 115 Third St. SE, Suite 1200, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401 2.) City Center Square, 1150 5th Street, Suite 170, Coralville, Iowa 52241
Weekdays: Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Weekends: By appointment.
Nights: By apointment.
Description of Facilities:
Cedar Rapids: 8 conference rooms
Coralville: 4 conference rooms
Off street parking in Cedar Rapids and Coralville.
Types of Mediation 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.
Allows Attorneys at Mediation:
Comments on allowing attorneys:
Parties have a right to have attorneys present. If you plan to have your attorney present, please advise at the time of scheduling.
Allows Third Parties at Mediation:
Comments on allowing third parties:
By agreement of the parties.
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.
Settlement Conference Mediator:
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:
Mediation Training Hours:
Linn County: $ 250.00 Per Hour ($125.00 per person. No Minimum or Administrative Fees)
Benton, Iowa, Johnson, and Jones Counties: $250.00 per hour ($125.00 per person. No Minimum or Administrative Fees. As mediation roster default, there is no charge for travel time or mileage.)
Other counties: As agreed. (If I am a mediation roster default, I do not charge for travel time or mileage.)