Suggested Interview Questions
- Are you a trained, certified and registered mediator?
- Are you experienced in the area(s) that the mediation will address?
- How much do you charge?
- What is your background? (i.e. attorney, mental health, civil mediation, domestic mediation, etc.)
- Will I meet with you or speak with you before the actual mediation session?
- Why do I need mediation and what is the pre-mediation preparation process?
- How long will a pre-mediation preparation/coaching session last?
- Have you been through divorce yourself?
JoAnne Donner, MS, CDFA™, CDC, CDPC; Board Member
Donner Mediation and Coaching, LLC
The Road to Resolution
P. O. Box 76543
Atlanta, GA 30358
Counties Served: All of metro Atlanta
Phone: (770) 842-9400
Fax: (770) 399-0619
Specialty: Experienced with divorce both personally and professionally, I provide both mediation services and mediation coaching. As a mediation coach, I help you prepare for a mediation session so you will feel confident, comfortable, and knowledgeable about the process. I help you identify needs and priorities, develop negotiation strategies, build credibility, and better communicate ” your side of the story.”
Jennifer H. Keaton, Esq.
One Mediation, Inc.
70 Lenox Pointe, NE
Atlanta, GA 30324
Counties Served: All Georgia, Metro-Atlanta
Specialty: Ms. Keaton helps couples address the legal issues of separation and divorce, as well as the practical matters that courts do not address. She is a mediator and an instructor of One Mediation’s divorce ADR seminars and offers one-on-one consulting. As a lawyer, former school teacher and mother of three, she helps families transition in divorce with a future focus and dignity.
Bruce R. Steinfeld
Steinfeld & Steinfeld PC
Counties Served: All North Georgia and Middle Georgia US Bankruptcy Court
31 Lenox Pointe, NE
Atlanta, GA 30324
Specialty: With over 25 years of legal experience, Bruce practices exclusively in the area of Family Law as an attorney, mediator and Guardian ad Litem. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and has been named one of the “Top 100 Attorneys in Georgia” by Atlanta Magazine.
The Manely Firm, P.C.’s Justice Café
Specialty: The Manely Firm P.C.’s Justice Café offers limited scope legal representation at $75 an hour for individuals needing help to complete discrete legal tasks, when the option of full service legal representation is cost-prohibitive or unnecessary.
Specialty: Kirk A. Wilder has been practicing law for 20 years and has extensive litigation experience in the area of divorce dealing with division of property, child custody and alimony. He is firm yet compassionate, and will work towards the best resolution of your case, either through settlement or trial.
Kathleen W. Shack, MS, LMFT
Family Solutions Counseling, LLC
3534 Old Milton Pkwy
Alpharetta, GA 30005
Counties Served: Fulton, Forsyth, Gwinnett, Cherokee, Cobb, Dekalb
Specialty: A Registered Divorce Mediator & Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, I facilitate confidential solutions for clients and help parents develop a Parenting Plan. Mediation coaching and divorce coaching also offered. I can teach you how to listen to the perspectives of the other, articulate your own perspectives, and find a way to satisfy both.
FamilyLaw Matters, LLC
3808 Mill Creek Ct.
Atlanta, GA 30341
Specialty: Now a full time mediator, I am an attorney with 27 years of experience as a staff attorney to a Superior Court Judge. My knowledge of the court process allows me to work with attorneys and parties in a joint effort to achieve equitable outcomes and workable solutions.
Specialty: Andy is a full time divorce mediator, arbitrator and consultant. Having been through his own divorce with children, as well as spending his entire career owning and operating businesses, he is well versed in every aspect of assisting people going through a divorce.