PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:   Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC)  Southern California Mediation Association (SCMA)  Academy of Professional Family Mediators (APFM)  Board of Directors, Ventura County Family Law Bar

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC)

Southern California Mediation Association (SCMA)

Academy of Professional Family Mediators (APFM)

Board of Directors, Ventura County Family Law Bar

She’s the Arbiter of Common Sense
— Family Law Judge, Superior Court of California, Ventura County

EXPERIENCE: 

2014 - Present ... Parenting Plan Peace: Parenting Plan Coordinator / Child Custody Mediator / Shared-Custody-Parenting Communications Coach / Attorney Consultant. Assisting mothers and fathers in the development and implementation of shared-custody Parenting Plans designed with their children's best interests in mind; helping shared-custody parents learn respectful means of communication, with the goal of making their shared-custody-parenting experience a success for them and their children. 

2000 - 2014 ... Superior Court of California: Child Custody Recommending  Counselor / Mediator / Probate Investigator on Conservatorships & Guardianships, Family Court Services, Superior Court of California, Ventura County, with over 1,900 Child Custody Mediations completed. 

1984 - 2005 ... Los Angeles Unified School District: Instructor, Special Education / Adult Education.

1992 - 1996 ... National Child Abuse Hotline: Crisis Counselor.

EDUCATION:

Pierce College, American Sign Language, Fall, 2014 - Spring, 2016

Mosten Mediation Training Center, 40-Hour Basic Divorce Mediation Training, October, 2000
Mosten Mediation Training Center, 20-Hour Advanced Family Mediation Training, November, 2000

Southwestern University School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1999
Admitted to State Bar of California, 1999

California State University, Northridge, Master of Science - Counseling, 1994

University of California, Los Angeles, UCLA Extension, Certificate in Alcohol/Drug Abuse Counseling, 1991

California State University, Northridge, Master of Arts - Early Childhood/Special Education, 1985

Indiana University, Bachelor of Science, Education / Special Education, 1981

 

Full CV Available Upon Request