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Getting it Settled Online: Leading Dispute Resolution Professional, Ana Sambold, Shares Her Top Tips on The Learn to Mediate Online Podcast #128

Getting it Settled Online: Leading Dispute Resolution Professional, Ana Sambold, Shares Her Top Tips on The Learn to Mediate Online Podcast #128

December 9, 2020

In this episode of The Learn to Mediate Online Podcast, Host Susan Guthrie speaks with one of the leading civil dispute resolution specialists out there, Ana Sambold who shares her top tips for getting your cases settled ONLINE!

Having served as a neutral in over 1,000 cases, many of them online, Ana Sambold is known for her ability to help the parties reach resolution!  Handling a wide range of cases including business/commercial, insurance coverage, real estate, torts, wrongful death, personal injury, succession/wills/trusts, and cases involving multinational and multilingual parties, Ana has a broad bad of trick that she pulls from to help her participants get their cases settled and it may surprise you, but she thinks that it is all so much easier online!  A major advocate of using technology where appropriate as a tool to help people address their conflicts, Ana shares some of her top insights and tips for you in this episode - don't miss it!

About this week's Special Guest:  Ana Sambold is one of California’s leading figures in the field of alternative dispute resolution. With over a decade of experience as a conflict resolution specialist, she has served as a neutral in over 1,000 cases across a broad spectrum of civil litigation matters. Her practice involves the resolution of business/commercial, insurance coverage, real estate, torts, wrongful death, personal injury, succession/wills/trusts, and cases involving multinational and multilingual parties. 

She serves as a neutral on the selected ADR rosters of the American Arbitration Association (AAA), ADR Services, Inc., the Forum, several U.S. courts, federal and state agencies. She has served as an Adjunct Professor of law for California Western Law School and has taught extensively in conflict resolution, mediation, cross-cultural diversity and communication with the National Conflict Resolution Center.  

As a prominent leader in the field of ADR, she currently serves as an Executive Officer of the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution, Co-Chair of the ABA Advanced Mediation and Advocacy Skills Institute, Executive Officer of the California Lawyers Association Litigation Section, and Chair of the San Diego County Bar Association (SDCBA) ADR Section. 

She speaks Spanish fluently and mediates and arbitrates regularly using both English and Spanish. Ms. Sambold is a dually qualified attorney in the U.S. (California and U.S. Federal Court Southern District) and in Colombia. Her unique civil and common law expertise and fluency in Spanish allows her to understand the cultural and legal nuances that facilitate the resolution of disputes in multicultural settings and between parties of different nationalities.

She received her Master of Law from University of San Diego School of Law (USD) and her training and credentials in dispute resolution from Harvard Law School, Pepperdine University School of Law - Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. For more information about her practice, visit: http://www.sambold-law.com/. She can be reached at sambold@sambold-law.com

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About Our Host: Susan Guthrie, nationally recognized as one of the Top Family Law and Mediation Attorneys in the country, has been helping individuals and families navigate separation and divorce for 30 years. Susan provides online divorce mediation and legal coaching services to select clients around the world.

As a leading dispute resolution professional, Susan is honored to serve on the Executive Council of the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Dispute Resolution Section as the Membership Officer and to be a Co-Chair of the Mediation Committee. Susan also is one of the leading experts in online mediation in the country and trains other professionals in the practical and ethical considerations of conducting their mediations online through her business Learn to Mediate Online (www.learntomediateonline.com.)

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The Learn to Mediate Online Training Program is NOW ON-DEMAND!  To date, more than 15,000 dispute resolution professionals have benefited from her online mediation training program which is available as an ON DEMAND COURSE!  The program will help you to transition your in-person mediation process to an online virtual proceeding via Zoom video-conferencing and more.  Go here to find out more: https://learntomediateonline.teachable.com/

 

Susan also offers additional training and webinars in (available on www.learntomediateonline.com):

***To receive 10% off the cost of the downloadable programs use code "PODCAST." ****

Social Media Marketing for Professionals DOWNLOADABLE PROGRAM NOW AVAILABLE!

DIY Website Basics DOWNLOADABLE PROGRAM NOW AVAILABLE!

Susan also offers 1:1 private coaching and more.  Go to www.learntomediateonline.com

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To find out more about Susan's new venture with mediation legend, Forrest "Woody" Mosten, please visit www.mostenguthrie.com.

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Susan has been featured in and on media outlets such as CNBC, Market Watch, Forbes, Eye on Chicago, WGN, the ABA’s Just Resolutions Magazine, Thrive Global, The Nook Online among others. She is licensed to practice law in the States of California and Connecticut as well as before the Supreme Court of the United States.

Susan's other Podcasts: After a year and half of co-creating and co-hosting the award winning podcast, Breaking Free: A Modern Divorce Podcast which reached over 3 million listeners, Susan recently launched her fresh and inspiring new podcast, The Divorce and Beyond Podcast with Susan Guthrie, Esq. which debuted on iTunes “Top Podcasts” List for self-help podcasts. Divorce & Beyond is focused on pulling back the curtain on the mysteries of the divorce process and bringing tips and resources to help people to thrive and shine in their new future beyond divorce.

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Follow us on Instagram:  Susan GuthrieThe Divorce & Beyond Podcast and Learn to Mediate Online!

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Want a Learn to Mediate Online coffee mug?  Your can order yours here: https://teespring.com/learn-to-mediate-online-mug?pid=658&cid=102908&sid=front  

 

EACH MONTH THERE WILL BE TWO WINNERS OF AN LTMO MUG OR OTHER SWAG!  To enter, just leave a 5-Star Rating and Review on iTunes or Podbean!We want to be sure to help as many online professionals as we can and your ratings and review really help to spread the word!

Be sure to subscribe to the podcast on your favorite platform so that you don't miss an episode and if you enjoyed this episode, please give us a five star review and leave a comment telling us what you liked!  You can link to the most popular podcast platforms here:  https://learntomediateonline.com/ltmo-podcast

You can reach Susan at susan@learntomediateonline.com
What Do Dispute Resolution Professionals REALLY Think About Online Mediation?  Find Out on The Learn to Mediate Online Podcast with Susan Guthrie, Esq. #127

What Do Dispute Resolution Professionals REALLY Think About Online Mediation? Find Out on The Learn to Mediate Online Podcast with Susan Guthrie, Esq. #127

November 10, 2020

In this episode, Susan Guthrie reveals the preliminary results of a recent survey that she conducted with colleague, Dr. Debra Dupree, to uncover what we all really think about mediating online.  The survey results give us insights into what we like about it, what we don't like about it and what we think we need to do it better!  (Spoiler Alert:  Overall, we LIKE it!)

Tune in to hear the survey results and if you haven't had a chance to take the survey yet, please do!  Here is a link:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TheModernLawyer-Mediator

LET US KNOW WHAT YOU THINK!

Listen to my episode with Dr. Debra Dupree, Creating the "Personal Touch" OnlineBuilding Rapport and Managing Emotions in Online Dispute Resolution #110

Listen to Susan's guest appearance on Dr. Debra's podcast, Divorce and Beyond: Using Online Mediation with Susan Guthrie on Mindset Mondays.

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About Our Host: Susan Guthrie, nationally recognized as one of the Top Family Law and Mediation Attorneys in the country, has been helping individuals and families navigate separation and divorce for 30 years. Susan provides online divorce mediation and legal coaching services to select clients around the world.

As a leading dispute resolution professional, Susan is honored to serve on the Executive Council of the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Dispute Resolution Section as the Membership Officer and to be a Co-Chair of the Mediation Committee. Susan also is one of the leading experts in online mediation in the country and trains other professionals in the practical and ethical considerations of conducting their mediations online through her business Learn to Mediate Online (www.learntomediateonline.com.)

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The Learn to Mediate Online Training Program is NOW ON-DEMAND!  To date, more than 15,000 dispute resolution professionals have benefited from her online mediation training program which is available as an ON DEMAND COURSE!  The program will help you to transition your in-person mediation process to an online virtual proceeding via Zoom video-conferencing and more.  Go here to find out more: https://learntomediateonline.teachable.com/

 

Susan also offers additional training and webinars in (available on www.learntomediateonline.com):

***To receive 10% off the cost of the downloadable programs use code "PODCAST." ****

Social Media Marketing for Professionals DOWNLOADABLE PROGRAM NOW AVAILABLE!

DIY Website Basics DOWNLOADABLE PROGRAM NOW AVAILABLE!

Susan also offers 1:1 private coaching and more.  Go to www.learntomediateonline.com

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To find out more about Susan's new venture with mediation legend, Forrest "Woody" Mosten, please visit www.mostenguthrie.com.

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Susan has been featured in and on media outlets such as CNBC, Market Watch, Forbes, Eye on Chicago, WGN, the ABA’s Just Resolutions Magazine, Thrive Global, The Nook Online among others. She is licensed to practice law in the States of California and Connecticut as well as before the Supreme Court of the United States.

Susan's other Podcasts: After a year and half of co-creating and co-hosting the award winning podcast, Breaking Free: A Modern Divorce Podcast which reached over 3 million listeners, Susan recently launched her fresh and inspiring new podcast, The Divorce and Beyond Podcast with Susan Guthrie, Esq. which debuted on iTunes “Top Podcasts” List for self-help podcasts. Divorce & Beyond is focused on pulling back the curtain on the mysteries of the divorce process and bringing tips and resources to help people to thrive and shine in their new future beyond divorce.

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Follow us on Instagram:  Susan GuthrieThe Divorce & Beyond Podcast and Learn to Mediate Online!

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Want a Learn to Mediate Online coffee mug?  Your can order yours here: https://teespring.com/learn-to-mediate-online-mug?pid=658&cid=102908&sid=front  

 

EACH MONTH THERE WILL BE TWO WINNERS OF AN LTMO MUG OR OTHER SWAG!  To enter, just leave a 5-Star Rating and Review on iTunes or Podbean!We want to be sure to help as many online professionals as we can and your ratings and review really help to spread the word!

Be sure to subscribe to the podcast on your favorite platform so that you don't miss an episode and if you enjoyed this episode, please give us a five star review and leave a comment telling us what you liked!  You can link to the most popular podcast platforms here:  https://learntomediateonline.com/ltmo-podcast

You can reach Susan at susan@learntomediateonline.com
Zoom Tips From the Trenches:  Practical Advice That You Need to Know with  Attorney Judith Starr on The Learn to Mediate Online Podcast with Susan Guthrie, Esq. #126

Zoom Tips From the Trenches: Practical Advice That You Need to Know with Attorney Judith Starr on The Learn to Mediate Online Podcast with Susan Guthrie, Esq. #126

November 3, 2020

In this episode, Susan Guthrie speaks with veteran attorney, mediator and arbitrator, Judith Starr, whose active private practice and prolific pro bona mediation contributions have all been delivered via Zoom since the advent of the pandemic.  Judith has encountered many of the issues that online mediators face, and has found the solutions to many of the problems!  She shares her top tips with you so that you, and your clients, can benefit as well!  For any professional who works on Zoom, this episode will be a big help so take a listen today!

If you have a Zoom Tip to share, send it to susan@learntomediateonline.com and hear your tip on a future episode of The Learn to Mediate Online Podcast!

More About This Week's Special Guest:  A Harvard-educated lawyer, Judith Starr was recognized as one of the top 5% of all federal executives with the Presidential Rank AwardShe founded the mediation program at the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, where she served as general counsel. As the agency's Suspension and Debarment Official, she adjudicated cases involving the fitness of individuals and firms to contract with the Federal Government.  Ms. Starr trained as a mediator with the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, and is certified as a mediator by the States of Florida and Virginia.  She is experienced in mediating labor and employment (including ERISA), consumer, contract, and commercial claims.  Ms. Starr also has substantial experience in the financial services sector, having served as chief counsel to the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network and assistant chief litigation counsel with the Securities and Exchange Commission, where she received the Stanley Sporkin Award for outstanding contributions to securities law enforcement.  Ms. Starr trained as an arbitrator with the Financial Regulatory Authority and currently serves on its panel of arbitrators arbitrating securities claims.  As co-chair of the American Bar Association's (ABA) Mediation Committee, Ms. Starr has published and spoken on mediator education, including "What I Learned from Getting to Yes with Yourself" n the March 2020 issue of the ABA's Just Resolutions e-zine.  She also presented a webinar at the ABA Dispute Resolution's May 2020 Virtual Conference on the Evolution of ADR in Federal Agencies.

Visit Judith's website at:  https://www.adrworkout.com/

Email Judith at: judith@adrworkout.com

View Judith's Bankruptcy for Mediators Program here:  https://www.dropbox.com/s/3qh18ez273y5yqk/October%20Meeting%20-%20Judith%20Bankruptcy%20Presentation.mp4?dl=0

 

JOIN THE AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION DISPUTE RESOLUTION SECTION and THE MEDIATION COMMINTTEE here:  AmericanBar.org/Membership

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About Our Host: Susan Guthrie, nationally recognized as one of the Top Family Law and Mediation Attorneys in the country, has been helping individuals and families navigate separation and divorce for 30 years. Susan provides online divorce mediation and legal coaching services to select clients around the world.

As a leading dispute resolution professional, Susan is honored to serve on the Executive Council of the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Dispute Resolution Section as the Membership Officer and to be a Co-Chair of the Mediation Committee. Susan also is one of the leading experts in online mediation in the country and trains other professionals in the practical and ethical considerations of conducting their mediations online through her business Learn to Mediate Online (www.learntomediateonline.com.)

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The Learn to Mediate Online Training Program is NOW ON-DEMAND!  To date, more than 15,000 dispute resolution professionals have benefited from her online mediation training program which is available as an ON DEMAND COURSE!  The program will help you to transition your in-person mediation process to an online virtual proceeding via Zoom video-conferencing and more.  Go here to find out more: https://learntomediateonline.teachable.com/

 

Susan also offers additional training and webinars in (available on www.learntomediateonline.com):

***To receive 10% off the cost of the downloadable programs use code "PODCAST." ****

Social Media Marketing for Professionals DOWNLOADABLE PROGRAM NOW AVAILABLE!

DIY Website Basics DOWNLOADABLE PROGRAM NOW AVAILABLE!

Susan also offers 1:1 private coaching and more.  Go to www.learntomediateonline.com

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To find out more about Susan's new venture with mediation legend, Forrest "Woody" Mosten, please visit www.mostenguthrie.com.

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Susan has been featured in and on media outlets such as CNBC, Market Watch, Forbes, Eye on Chicago, WGN, the ABA’s Just Resolutions Magazine, Thrive Global, The Nook Online among others. She is licensed to practice law in the States of California and Connecticut as well as before the Supreme Court of the United States.

Susan's other Podcasts: After a year and half of co-creating and co-hosting the award winning podcast, Breaking Free: A Modern Divorce Podcast which reached over 3 million listeners, Susan recently launched her fresh and inspiring new podcast, The Divorce and Beyond Podcast with Susan Guthrie, Esq. which debuted on iTunes “Top Podcasts” List for self-help podcasts. Divorce & Beyond is focused on pulling back the curtain on the mysteries of the divorce process and bringing tips and resources to help people to thrive and shine in their new future beyond divorce.

 Logo_Fina.jpg

Follow us on Instagram:  Susan GuthrieThe Divorce & Beyond Podcast and Learn to Mediate Online!

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Want a Learn to Mediate Online coffee mug?  Your can order yours here: https://teespring.com/learn-to-mediate-online-mug?pid=658&cid=102908&sid=front  

 

EACH MONTH THERE WILL BE TWO WINNERS OF AN LTMO MUG OR OTHER SWAG!  To enter, just leave a 5-Star Rating and Review on iTunes or Podbean!We want to be sure to help as many online professionals as we can and your ratings and review really help to spread the word!

 

Be sure to subscribe to the podcast on your favorite platform so that you don't miss an episode and if you enjoyed this episode, please give us a five star review and leave a comment telling us what you liked!  You can link to the most popular podcast platforms here:  https://learntomediateonline.com/ltmo-podcast

You can reach Susan at susan@learntomediateonline.com

 

Cybersecurity and Privacy:  What You Don’t Know CAN Haunt You with Special Guest, Attorney/Mediator, Jean Lawler on The Learn to Mediate Online Podcast with Susan Guthrie, Esq. #126

Cybersecurity and Privacy: What You Don’t Know CAN Haunt You with Special Guest, Attorney/Mediator, Jean Lawler on The Learn to Mediate Online Podcast with Susan Guthrie, Esq. #126

October 27, 2020

In this episode, Susan Guthrie speaks with experienced online mediator and attorney, Jean Lawler, about the importance of awareness and taking precautions in light of the significant threats to cybersecurity and privacy online.

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and as many professionals, including attorneys and dispute resolution practitioners have moved online, the risk of a security and/or privacy break has increased exponentially. The key to protecting both our personal and professional private materials and information is awareness of the challenges and taking steps to insure protection. Jean Lawler, herself a long-time (40+ year) attorney and mediator with expertise in the insurance industry, recently was certified as a Certified Information Privacy Professional, a designation held by only a handful of mediators nationwide. She shares the top challenges we face as well as her tips for making your practices and protocols more secure in this episode. The cost of a breach can be catastrophic so take a moment to listen today!

Disclaimer:  Any information regarding travel to Russia and/or China included in some versions of the episode are merely anecdotal in nature and not intended to be legal advice

More Information About This Week's Special Guest: Jean Lawler of www.lawleradr.com 

  • I know civil + commercial litigation, insurance policies, the insurance industry and how to get cases settled.
  • My 40+ years as a lawyer, 37+ of those having been in private practice, allow me as a mediator to quickly understand and simplify the challenges of complex litigation, to facilitate resolutions that make sense to the parties.
  • My mediation approach is personalized to adapt to the needs of each matter. I am a fan of pre-mediation conference calls, factual clarity, practicality and openness to creative solutions.
  • I have extensive experience in conducting online, virtual mediations using Zoom, but also able to use other platforms as needed.
  • CIPP/US certified and ready to help resolve your data breach, insurance, CCPA, cyber and privacy lawsuits.

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About Our Host: Susan Guthrie, nationally recognized as one of the Top Family Law and Mediation Attorneys in the country, has been helping individuals and families navigate separation and divorce for 30 years. Susan provides online divorce mediation and legal coaching services to select clients around the world.

As a leading dispute resolution professional, Susan is honored to serve on the Executive Council of the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Dispute Resolution Section as the Membership Officer and to be a Co-Chair of the Mediation Committee. Susan also is one of the leading experts in online mediation in the country and trains other professionals in the practical and ethical considerations of conducting their mediations online through her business Learn to Mediate Online (www.learntomediateonline.com.)

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The Learn to Mediate Online Training Program is NOW ON-DEMAND!  To date, more than 15,000 dispute resolution professionals have benefited from her online mediation training program which is available as an ON DEMAND COURSE!  The program will help you to transition your in-person mediation process to an online virtual proceeding via Zoom video-conferencing and more.  Go here to find out more: https://learntomediateonline.teachable.com/

 

Susan also offers additional training and webinars in (available on www.learntomediateonline.com):

***To receive 10% off the cost of the downloadable programs use code "PODCAST." ****

Social Media Marketing for Professionals DOWNLOADABLE PROGRAM NOW AVAILABLE!

DIY Website Basics DOWNLOADABLE PROGRAM NOW AVAILABLE!

Susan also offers 1:1 private coaching and more.  Go to www.learntomediateonline.com

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To find out more about Susan's new venture with mediation legend, Forrest "Woody" Mosten, please visit www.mostenguthrie.com.

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Susan has been featured in and on media outlets such as CNBC, Market Watch, Forbes, Eye on Chicago, WGN, the ABA’s Just Resolutions Magazine, Thrive Global, The Nook Online among others. She is licensed to practice law in the States of California and Connecticut as well as before the Supreme Court of the United States.

Susan's other Podcasts: After a year and half of co-creating and co-hosting the award winning podcast, Breaking Free: A Modern Divorce Podcast which reached over 3 million listeners, Susan recently launched her fresh and inspiring new podcast, The Divorce and Beyond Podcast with Susan Guthrie, Esq. which debuted on iTunes “Top Podcasts” List for self-help podcasts. Divorce & Beyond is focused on pulling back the curtain on the mysteries of the divorce process and bringing tips and resources to help people to thrive and shine in their new future beyond divorce.

 Logo_Fina.jpg

Follow us on Instagram:  Susan GuthrieThe Divorce & Beyond Podcast and Learn to Mediate Online!

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Want a Learn to Mediate Online coffee mug?  Your can order yours here: https://teespring.com/learn-to-mediate-online-mug?pid=658&cid=102908&sid=front  

 

EACH MONTH THERE WILL BE TWO WINNERS OF AN LTMO MUG OR OTHER SWAG!  To enter, just leave a 5-Star Rating and Review on iTunes or Podbean!We want to be sure to help as many online professionals as we can and your ratings and review really help to spread the word!

 

Be sure to subscribe to the podcast on your favorite platform so that you don't miss an episode and if you enjoyed this episode, please give us a five star review and leave a comment telling us what you liked!  You can link to the most popular podcast platforms here:  https://learntomediateonline.com/ltmo-podcast

You can reach Susan at susan@learntomediateonline.com
Zoomtopia Recap: The Most Exciting Announcements for ODR Professionals on The Learn to Mediate Online Podcast with Susan Guthrie, Esq. #125

Zoomtopia Recap: The Most Exciting Announcements for ODR Professionals on The Learn to Mediate Online Podcast with Susan Guthrie, Esq. #125

October 20, 2020

In this episode, Susan Guthrie, the founder of Learn to Mediate Online, gives a quick update of some of the exciting innovations that Zoom announced in mid-October at their annual Zoomtopia Conference.  Several of these announcements concern functionality that is of great interest to online dispute resolution professionals as they address issues of  security, functionality and even include a bit of fun so listen in to hear the latest and greatest from the online platform a majority of dispute resolution professionals are using, Zoom!

For more information on the announcements of Zoomtopia and other programs presented, visit here:  https://blog.zoom.us/zoomtopia-2020-recap-thank-you-all-for-an-epic-virtual-event/

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About Our Host: Susan Guthrie, nationally recognized as one of the Top Family Law and Mediation Attorneys in the country, has been helping individuals and families navigate separation and divorce for 30 years. Susan provides online divorce mediation and legal coaching services to select clients around the world.

As a leading dispute resolution professional, Susan is honored to serve on the Executive Council of the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Dispute Resolution Section as the Membership Officer and to be a Co-Chair of the Mediation Committee. Susan also is one of the leading experts in online mediation in the country and trains other professionals in the practical and ethical considerations of conducting their mediations online through her business Learn to Mediate Online (www.learntomediateonline.com.)

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The Learn to Mediate Online Training Program is NOW ON-DEMAND!  To date, more than 15,000 dispute resolution professionals have benefited from her online mediation training program which is available as an ON DEMAND COURSE!  The program will help you to transition your in-person mediation process to an online virtual proceeding via Zoom video-conferencing and more.  Go here to find out more: https://learntomediateonline.teachable.com/

 

Susan also offers additional training and webinars in (available on www.learntomediateonline.com):

***To receive 10% off the cost of the downloadable programs use code "PODCAST." ****

Social Media Marketing for Professionals DOWNLOADABLE PROGRAM NOW AVAILABLE!

DIY Website Basics DOWNLOADABLE PROGRAM NOW AVAILABLE!

Susan also offers 1:1 private coaching and more.  Go to www.learntomediateonline.com

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To find out more about Susan's new venture with mediation legend, Forrest "Woody" Mosten, please visit www.mostenguthrie.com.

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Susan has been featured in and on media outlets such as CNBC, Market Watch, Forbes, Eye on Chicago, WGN, the ABA’s Just Resolutions Magazine, Thrive Global, The Nook Online among others. She is licensed to practice law in the States of California and Connecticut as well as before the Supreme Court of the United States.

Susan's other Podcasts: After a year and half of co-creating and co-hosting the award winning podcast, Breaking Free: A Modern Divorce Podcast which reached over 3 million listeners, Susan recently launched her fresh and inspiring new podcast, The Divorce and Beyond Podcast with Susan Guthrie, Esq. which debuted on iTunes “Top Podcasts” List for self-help podcasts. Divorce & Beyond is focused on pulling back the curtain on the mysteries of the divorce process and bringing tips and resources to help people to thrive and shine in their new future beyond divorce.

 Logo_Fina.jpg

Follow us on Instagram:  Susan GuthrieThe Divorce & Beyond Podcast and Learn to Mediate Online!

LTMO_MUG63ttb.jpg

Want a Learn to Mediate Online coffee mug?  Your can order yours here: https://teespring.com/learn-to-mediate-online-mug?pid=658&cid=102908&sid=front  

 

EACH MONTH THERE WILL BE TWO WINNERS OF AN LTMO MUG OR OTHER SWAG!  To enter, just leave a 5-Star Rating and Review on iTunes or Podbean!We want to be sure to help as many online professionals as we can and your ratings and review really help to spread the word!

 

Be sure to subscribe to the podcast on your favorite platform so that you don't miss an episode and if you enjoyed this episode, please give us a five star review and leave a comment telling us what you liked!  You can link to the most popular podcast platforms here:  https://learntomediateonline.com/ltmo-podcast

You can reach Susan at susan@learntomediateonline.com
Data Security Concerns for Online Professionals and How to Address Them with Chris Draper, Managing Director of Trokt on The Learn to Mediate Online Podcast #124

Data Security Concerns for Online Professionals and How to Address Them with Chris Draper, Managing Director of Trokt on The Learn to Mediate Online Podcast #124

September 29, 2020

This week Susan Guthrie speaks with Chris Draper, Managing Director of Trokt and Co-Chair of the American Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section's Technology Committee about the increasingly important topic of online data security.  Chris outlines what an online professional needs to know as well as what technology exists to help you keep that all-important data as secure as possible!

As the world moves increasingly online, our pathways of communication, including negotiations, discussions and agreements, are still processed in written form but now that information is tranmitted electronically and in ever-increasing formats which may lead to untold problems in the future.  Chris Draper's area of expertise is reducing human error while using technology and he is here in this episode to help dispute resolution and legal professionals understand just what they face when communicating and conducting business online.  There are three main concerns for online professionals to consider in this arena:

  1. Is the communication effective?
  2. Is the archiving accurate?
  3. Is the retention of information appropriately permanent?

There is a new culture of communication and Chris is going to start to help you get up to date so be sure to listen to this episode!

Chris even has an amazing free trial offer for a unique "data stamping" technology that is going to get you started in getting on top of these issues so be sure to listen to end of the episode for details on how to take advantage of this offer of 100 FREE WRITES ON TROKT!!  (Hint:  The code is "LTMO")

 

More Information About This Week's Guest:  Chris Draper is an expert in reducing human mistakes when using novel tech. As Managing Director of Trokt, Chris oversees the development and delivery of technologies that help equitably resolve and avoid disputes ranging from labor relations to construction arbitration, financial compliance to special needs education. He is a regular guest speaker for dispute resolution programs across the nation; provides technical support to Department of Education and National Center for State Courts focus and working groups; and is Co-Chair of the American Bar Association's Section of Dispute Resolution Technology Committee.

Chris Draper can be reached at chris@trokt.com

 

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Learn more about Trokt: 

Our world has gone digital - quickly.  As this process of digital transformation continues to expand within nearly all public and private organizations the traditional tools and electronic workflow processes for basic word processing and e-mail communications becomes less efficient, and incorporate more associated risks with multiple versions saved across many locations. 

At Trokt, we build technologies and engineer solutions designed to lessen the clutter associated with document collaboration and secure finalized versions of various digital file types with immutability against digital fraud. 

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About Our Host: Susan Guthrie, nationally recognized as one of the Top Family Law and Mediation Attorneys in the country, has been helping individuals and families navigate separation and divorce for 30 years. Susan provides online divorce mediation and legal coaching services to select clients around the world.

As a leading dispute resolution professional, Susan is honored to serve on the Executive Council of the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Dispute Resolution Section as the Membership Officer and to be a Co-Chair of the Mediation Committee. Susan also is one of the leading experts in online mediation in the country and trains other professionals in the practical and ethical considerations of conducting their mediations online through her business Learn to Mediate Online (www.learntomediateonline.com.)

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The Learn to Mediate Online Training Program is NOW ON-DEMAND!  To date, more than 15,000 dispute resolution professionals have benefited from her online mediation training program which is available as an ON DEMAND COURSE!  The program will help you to transition your in-person mediation process to an online virtual proceeding via Zoom video-conferencing and more.  Go here to find out more: https://learntomediateonline.teachable.com/

 

Susan also offers additional training and webinars in (available on www.learntomediateonline.com):

Social Media Marketing for Professionals DOWNLOADABLE PROGRAM NOW AVAILABLE!

DIY Website Basics DOWNLOADABLE PROGRAM NOW AVAILABLE!

Susan also offers 1:1 private coaching and more.  Go to www.learntomediateonline.com

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Susan has been featured in and on media outlets such as CNBC, Market Watch, Forbes, Eye on Chicago, WGN, the ABA’s Just Resolutions Magazine, Thrive Global, The Nook Online among others. She is licensed to practice law in the States of California and Connecticut as well as before the Supreme Court of the United States.

Susan's other Podcasts: After a year and half of co-creating and co-hosting the award winning podcast, Breaking Free: A Modern Divorce Podcast which reached over 3 million listeners, Susan recently launched her fresh and inspiring new podcast, The Divorce and Beyond Podcast with Susan Guthrie, Esq. which debuted on iTunes “Top Podcasts” List for self-help podcasts. Divorce & Beyond is focused on pulling back the curtain on the mysteries of the divorce process and bringing tips and resources to help people to thrive and shine in their new future beyond divorce.

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Follow us on Instagram:  Susan GuthrieThe Divorce & Beyond Podcast and Learn to Mediate Online!

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Want a Learn to Mediate Online coffee mug?  Your can order yours here: https://teespring.com/learn-to-mediate-online-mug?pid=658&cid=102908&sid=front  

 

EACH MONTH THERE WILL BE TWO WINNERS OF AN LTMO MUG OR OTHER SWAG!  To enter, just leave a 5-Star Rating and Review on iTunes or Podbean!We want to be sure to help as many online professionals as we can and your ratings and review really help to spread the word!

 

Be sure to subscribe to the podcast on your favorite platform so that you don't miss an episode and if you enjoyed this episode, please give us a five star review and leave a comment telling us what you liked!  You can link to the most popular podcast platforms here:  https://learntomediateonline.com/ltmo-podcast

You can reach Susan at susan@learntomediateonline.com
Just Sign Here:  How to Memorialize Agreements in Online Dispute Resolution on The Learn to Mediate Online Podcast with Susan Guthrie, Esq. #123

Just Sign Here: How to Memorialize Agreements in Online Dispute Resolution on The Learn to Mediate Online Podcast with Susan Guthrie, Esq. #123

September 8, 2020

In this episode, online mediation expert, Susan Guthrie reviews the options for the all-important memorialization of agreements reached in a virtual proceeding.

It's a great day when a mediation or dispute resolution proceeding results in an agreement but when the process is virtual, and all or most participants are remote from each other, memorializing and executing the settlement agreement can be difficult.  After all, no one is sitting in your conference room with pen in hand ready to sign on the dotted line.  For dispute resolution professionals, it is essential to have one, two or even three options for creating, reviewing and executing documents at the ready so that the key step of memorializing the agreement is not delayed or overly complicated.  This episode gives you all the current updates and methods for getting things signed, sealed and delivered!

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About Our Host: Susan Guthrie, nationally recognized as one of the Top Family Law and Mediation Attorneys in the country, has been helping individuals and families navigate separation and divorce for 30 years. Susan provides online divorce mediation and legal coaching services to select clients around the world.

As a leading dispute resolution professional, Susan is honored to serve on the Executive Council of the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Dispute Resolution Section as the Membership Officer and to be a Co-Chair of the Mediation Committee. Susan also is one of the leading experts in online mediation in the country and trains other professionals in the practical and ethical considerations of conducting their mediations online through her business Learn to Mediate Online (www.learntomediateonline.com.)

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The Learn to Mediate Online Training Program is NOW ON-DEMAND!  To date, more than 15,000 dispute resolution professionals have benefited from her online mediation training program which is available as an ON DEMAND COURSE!  The program will help you to transition your in-person mediation process to an online virtual proceeding via Zoom video-conferencing and more.  Go here to find out more: https://learntomediateonline.teachable.com/

 

Susan also offers additional training and webinars in (available on www.learntomediateonline.com):

Social Media Marketing for Professionals DOWNLOADABLE PROGRAM NOW AVAILABLE!

DIY Website Basics DOWNLOADABLE PROGRAM NOW AVAILABLE!

Susan also offers 1:1 private coaching and more.  Go to www.learntomediateonline.com

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Susan has been featured in and on media outlets such as CNBC, Market Watch, Forbes, Eye on Chicago, WGN, the ABA’s Just Resolutions Magazine, Thrive Global, The Nook Online among others. She is licensed to practice law in the States of California and Connecticut as well as before the Supreme Court of the United States.

Susan's other Podcasts: After a year and half of co-creating and co-hosting the award winning podcast, Breaking Free: A Modern Divorce Podcast which reached over 3 million listeners, Susan recently launched her fresh and inspiring new podcast, The Divorce and Beyond Podcast with Susan Guthrie, Esq. which debuted on iTunes “Top Podcasts” List for self-help podcasts. Divorce & Beyond is focused on pulling back the curtain on the mysteries of the divorce process and bringing tips and resources to help people to thrive and shine in their new future beyond divorce.

 Logo_Fina.jpg

Follow us on Instagram:  Susan GuthrieThe Divorce & Beyond Podcast and Learn to Mediate Online!

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Want a Learn to Mediate Online coffee mug?  Your can order yours here: https://teespring.com/learn-to-mediate-online-mug?pid=658&cid=102908&sid=front  

 

EACH MONTH THERE WILL BE TWO WINNERS OF AN LTMO MUG OR OTHER SWAG!  To enter, just leave a 5-Star Rating and Review on iTunes or Podbean!We want to be sure to help as many online professionals as we can and your ratings and review really help to spread the word!

 

Be sure to subscribe to the podcast on your favorite platform so that you don't miss an episode and if you enjoyed this episode, please give us a five star review and leave a comment telling us what you liked!  You can link to the most popular podcast platforms here:  https://learntomediateonline.com/ltmo-podcast

You can reach Susan at susan@learntomediateonline.com
The Potential For Unconscious Bias in Online Dispute Resolution on The Learn to Mediate Online Podcast with Susan Guthrie, Esq. #122

The Potential For Unconscious Bias in Online Dispute Resolution on The Learn to Mediate Online Podcast with Susan Guthrie, Esq. #122

September 7, 2020

In this episode, Online Mediation Expert, Susan Guthrie, points out potential areas unique to online dispute resolution that can lead to unconscious bias on the part of the neutral and/or other participants in the proceeding.

Issues of unconscious bias are always relevant in a dispute resolution proceeding, but the advent of online proceedings gives rise to additional potential areas where neutrality may be affected.  The first line of defense is awareness and in this episode, Susan Guthrie shares several situtations specific to virtual proceedings that may give rise to the potential for bias.  This episode is a must for neutrals and advocates alike so take a listen now!

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About Our Host: Susan Guthrie, nationally recognized as one of the Top Family Law and Mediation Attorneys in the country, has been helping individuals and families navigate separation and divorce for 30 years. Susan provides online divorce mediation and legal coaching services to select clients around the world.

As a leading dispute resolution professional, Susan is honored to serve on the Executive Council of the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Dispute Resolution Section as the Membership Officer and to be a Co-Chair of the Mediation Committee. Susan also is one of the leading experts in online mediation in the country and trains other professionals in the practical and ethical considerations of conducting their mediations online through her business Learn to Mediate Online (www.learntomediateonline.com.)

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The Learn to Mediate Online Training Program is NOW ON-DEMAND!  To date, more than 15,000 dispute resolution professionals have benefited from her online mediation training program which is available as an ON DEMAND COURSE!  The program will help you to transition your in-person mediation process to an online virtual proceeding via Zoom video-conferencing and more.  Go here to find out more: https://learntomediateonline.teachable.com/

 

Susan also offers additional training and webinars in (available on www.learntomediateonline.com):

Social Media Marketing for Professionals DOWNLOADABLE PROGRAM NOW AVAILABLE!

DIY Website Basics DOWNLOADABLE PROGRAM NOW AVAILABLE!

Susan also offers 1:1 private coaching and more.  Go to www.learntomediateonline.com

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Susan has been featured in and on media outlets such as CNBC, Market Watch, Forbes, Eye on Chicago, WGN, the ABA’s Just Resolutions Magazine, Thrive Global, The Nook Online among others. She is licensed to practice law in the States of California and Connecticut as well as before the Supreme Court of the United States.

Susan's other Podcasts: After a year and half of co-creating and co-hosting the award winning podcast, Breaking Free: A Modern Divorce Podcast which reached over 3 million listeners, Susan recently launched her fresh and inspiring new podcast, The Divorce and Beyond Podcast with Susan Guthrie, Esq. which debuted on iTunes “Top Podcasts” List for self-help podcasts. Divorce & Beyond is focused on pulling back the curtain on the mysteries of the divorce process and bringing tips and resources to help people to thrive and shine in their new future beyond divorce.

 Logo_Fina.jpg

Follow us on Instagram:  Susan GuthrieThe Divorce & Beyond Podcast and Learn to Mediate Online!

LTMO_MUG63ttb.jpg

Want a Learn to Mediate Online coffee mug?  Your can order yours here: https://teespring.com/learn-to-mediate-online-mug?pid=658&cid=102908&sid=front

Be sure to subscribe to the podcast on your favorite platform so that you don't miss an episode and if you enjoyed this episode, please give us a five star review and leave a comment telling us what you liked!

You can reach Susan at susan@learntomediateonline.com

 

Anatomy of a Mediator’s Opening Statement for Online Mediations on The Learn to Mediate Online Podcast with Susan Guthrie, Esq. #121

Anatomy of a Mediator’s Opening Statement for Online Mediations on The Learn to Mediate Online Podcast with Susan Guthrie, Esq. #121

August 25, 2020

In this episode, Online Mediation Expert, Susan Guthrie, helps you to craft an updated opening statement to assist you in getting your online mediations off on the right foot by including information that is critical for a successful virtual process.

Whether you are a relatively new mediator or have years of experience, you likely have your opening statement down pat and don't change it much from mediation to mediation.  We craft and hone our opening statement to set the right tone for our mediation sessions and generally run through the same checklist of information that we want to provide to our participants to get thing started out properly.  However, have you considered that you might need to tweak that opening statement if you are now mediating online?!  You absolutely do and in this episode, Susan shares her insights into the information that is critical to successfully launch your virtual mediations.  By listening to this episode, you will know how to best prepare your participants for a successful experience online so be sure to listen before you give your next opening statement!

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About Our Host: Susan Guthrie, nationally recognized as one of the Top Family Law and Mediation Attorneys in the country, has been helping individuals and families navigate separation and divorce for 30 years. Susan provides online divorce mediation and legal coaching services to select clients around the world.

As a leading dispute resolution professional, Susan is honored to serve on the Executive Council of the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Dispute Resolution Section as the Membership Officer and to be a Co-Chair of the Mediation Committee. Susan also is one of the leading experts in online mediation in the country and trains other professionals in the practical and ethical considerations of conducting their mediations online through her business Learn to Mediate Online (www.learntomediateonline.com.)

THE_LEARN_TO_MEDIATE_ONLINE_ACADEMY_3_b995a.png

The Learn to Mediate Online Training Program is NOW ON-DEMAND!  To date, more than 15,000 dispute resolution professionals have benefited from her online mediation training program which is available as an ON DEMAND COURSE!  The program will help you to transition your in-person mediation process to an online virtual proceeding via Zoom video-conferencing and more.  Go here to find out more: https://learntomediateonline.teachable.com/

 

Susan also offers additional training and webinars in (available on www.learntomediateonline.com):

Social Media Marketing for Professionals DOWNLOADABLE PROGRAM NOW AVAILABLE!

DIY Website Basics DOWNLOADABLE PROGRAM NOW AVAILABLE!

Susan also offers 1:1 private coaching and more.  Go to www.learntomediateonline.com

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Susan has been featured in and on media outlets such as CNBC, Market Watch, Forbes, Eye on Chicago, WGN, the ABA’s Just Resolutions Magazine, Thrive Global, The Nook Online among others. She is licensed to practice law in the States of California and Connecticut as well as before the Supreme Court of the United States.

Susan's other Podcasts: After a year and half of co-creating and co-hosting the award winning podcast, Breaking Free: A Modern Divorce Podcast which reached over 3 million listeners, Susan recently launched her fresh and inspiring new podcast, The Divorce and Beyond Podcast with Susan Guthrie, Esq. which debuted on iTunes “Top Podcasts” List for self-help podcasts. Divorce & Beyond is focused on pulling back the curtain on the mysteries of the divorce process and bringing tips and resources to help people to thrive and shine in their new future beyond divorce.

 Logo_Fina.jpg

Follow us on Instagram:  Susan GuthrieThe Divorce & Beyond Podcast and Learn to Mediate Online!

LTMO_MUG63ttb.jpg

Want a Learn to Mediate Online coffee mug?  Your can order yours here: https://teespring.com/learn-to-mediate-online-mug?pid=658&cid=102908&sid=front

Be sure to subscribe to the podcast on your favorite platform so that you don't miss an episode and if you enjoyed this episode, please give us a five star review and leave a comment telling us what you liked!

You can reach Susan at susan@learntomediateonline.com

 

Pro Tips for Becoming a Master Communicator via Video-Conferencing on the Learn to Mediate Online Podcast with Susan Guthrie, Esq. #120

Pro Tips for Becoming a Master Communicator via Video-Conferencing on the Learn to Mediate Online Podcast with Susan Guthrie, Esq. #120

August 18, 2020

In this episode, Susan Guthrie of Learn to Mediate Online, walks you through all her top tips to make you a PRO when communicating via video-conferencing!  As the world continues to increasingly move online, it is important to do all that we can to add to our skills as professionals and make our online discourse as effective as possible.  Despite claims that you lose something when online and can only see a person's face on the screen, there are a number of things that participants can do to effectively enhance their communication with others in the virtual medium.  Susan has been mediating online for over five years and she shares all the ways she has learned to be a master communicator online so whether you are mediating online or just Zooming every day, take a listen and add to your skillset with this episode!

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About Our Host: Susan Guthrie, nationally recognized as one of the Top Family Law and Mediation Attorneys in the country, has been helping individuals and families navigate separation and divorce for 30 years. Susan provides online divorce mediation and legal coaching services to select clients around the world.

As a leading dispute resolution professional, Susan is honored to serve on the Executive Council of the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Dispute Resolution Section as the Membership Officer and to be a Co-Chair of the Mediation Committee. Susan also is one of the leading experts in online mediation in the country and trains other professionals in the practical and ethical considerations of conducting their mediations online through her business Learn to Mediate Online (www.learntomediateonline.com.) To date, more than 15,000 dispute resolution professionals have benefited from her online mediation training program which is available as an ON DEMAND COURSE!  Go here to find out more: https://learntomediateonline.teachable.com/

 

Susan also offers additional training and webinars in (available on www.learntomediateonline.com):

Social Media Marketing for Professionals DOWNLOADABLE PROGRAM NOW AVAILABLE!

DIY Website Basics DOWNLOADABLE PROGRAM NOW AVAILABLE!

Building an Online Practice Visit www.learntomediateonline.com for more information

Starting Your Own Podcast  Visit www.learntomediateonline.com for more information

Optimize Your Family & Divorce Mediation Practice and MORE so be sure to check the site for dates and times and to REGISTER! LEARN TO MEDIATE ONLINE www.learntomediateonline.com.

 

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Susan is also excited to announce The Mediation Station's 40-Hour Divorce and Family Mediation Training Program in collaboration with Forrest "Woody" Mosten!  This very special online training program will debut in September, 2020 and will be held entirely online.  Space is limited so reserve your spot today.  You can find more information and register at www.themediationstation.com.

 

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Susan has been featured in and on media outlets such as CNBC, Market Watch, Forbes, Eye on Chicago, WGN, the ABA’s Just Resolutions Magazine, Thrive Global, The Nook Online among others. She is licensed to practice law in the States of California and Connecticut as well as before the Supreme Court of the United States.

Susan's other Podcasts: After a year and half of co-creating and co-hosting the award winning podcast, Breaking Free: A Modern Divorce Podcast which reached over 3 million listeners, Susan recently launched her fresh and inspiring new podcast, The Divorce and Beyond Podcast with Susan Guthrie, Esq. which debuted on iTunes “Top Podcasts” List for self-help podcasts. Divorce & Beyond is focused on pulling back the curtain on the mysteries of the divorce process and bringing tips and resources to help people to thrive and shine in their new future beyond divorce.

 Logo_Fina.jpg

Follow us on Instagram:  Susan GuthrieThe Divorce & Beyond Podcast and Learn to Mediate Online!

Be sure to subscribe to the podcast on your favorite platform so that you don't miss an episode and if you enjoyed this episode, please give us a five star review and leave a comment telling us what you liked!

 
You can reach Susan at susan@learntomediateonline.com
 
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