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MWI’s training faculty are full-time professional mediators who bring decades of experience to each program having trained hundreds of mediators and having mediated thousands of business, workplace and other types of cases. Click on picture below to read more about some of MWI’s mediation instructors and mentors.


Mediation Trainers (click on photo for bio)

  • Chuck Doran
    Chuck Doran
  • Audrey Lee
    Audrey Lee
  • Robin DiGiammarino
    Robin DiGiammarino
  • Megan Winkeler
    Megan Winkeler
Chuck Doran

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Mediating Workplace and Franchise Matters | Ombuds | Mediation & Negotiation Trainer
Phone: 617-895-4026  | Email: cdoran@mwi.org

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Dispute Resolution Experience

Chuck Doran is an experienced mediator specializing in the resolution of workplace, franchise and commercial disputes. A mediator since 1992, he is a member of the CPR Dispute Resolution Panel of Distinguished Neutrals and has provided mediation and other ADR services to a variety of clients including AT&T, Bose, BMW of North America, Coca-Cola, General Motors, Oxfam America, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD), and the USPS REDRESS I and REDRESS II Mediation Panels. In 1993, Chuck completed a Specialization in Negotiation and Dispute Resolution at the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School. In 1994, Chuck founded MWI, a nationally recognized dispute resolution service and training organization based in Boston, that provides individual and corporate clients with mediation services, negotiation consulting and training, external organization ombuds services, and mediation training. Chuck is a member of the International Ombudsman Association (IOA) and completed ombuds training with IOA in 1995. Chuck served as a member of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Standing Committee on Dispute Resolution from 1999 to 2003 and was Chair of the Qualifications Subcommittee. He is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association’s Dispute Resolution Advisory Group and is a past president of the Association for Conflict Resolution, New England Chapter. He is also a Distinguished Fellow with the International Academy of Mediators (IAM) and a past president of IAM’s Board of Governors.


Representative Clients

  • General Motors:  Serves as a national mediator for disputes between Dealers and GM involving audit, incentive programs and fleet sales matters; Designed and led the GM Mediation and Arbitration Training Program which provided training to hundreds of GM Dealer and Corporate Mediators;  Responsible for oversight and design improvements of national mediation and arbitration program managed by MWI for General Motors;
  • BMW of North America:  Mediator for variety of matters involving BMW Motor Cars and Motorcycles. Responsible for oversight and design improvements of national mediation and arbitration program managed by MWI for BMW of North America;
  • USPS and EEOC:   Contract workplace and employment mediator with the United States Postal Service and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission mediating federal discrimination, termination, and other matters relating to the workplace;

Honors, Memberships, and Professional Activities

  • Distinguished Fellow and Executive Committee Board Member (Past President), Board of Governors – The International Academy of Mediators (IAM) (2013 – Present);
  • Appointed to serve as a member of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Standing Committee on Dispute Resolution and was Chair of the Qualifications Subcommittee (1999-2003);
  • President and Director of the Association for Conflict Resolution, New England Chapter (NE-ACR) (formerly the Society of Professionals in Dispute Resolution – SPIDR). Elected to serve as President and former President-Elect and Director of the six state regional chapter of ACR International (1997-2004);
  • Chair, Massachusetts Budget Coalition. Led statewide collaborative effort with 15 mediation providers across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to secure over $950,000 in legislative funding for court-connected mediation services (1997-2000);
  • Advisory Board Member, Dispute Resolution Section, Massachusetts Bar Association (2018 to present).
  • Arbitrator with the Massachusetts Bar Association’s Fee Arbitration Board (1996 to present).

Lectures and ADR Trainings Conducted

  • Mediation Trainer. Designed and served as lead trainer for over seventy-five 20 to 40 hour basic and advanced training programs, totaling over 2250 hours since 1994. Mediation training clients include Coca-Cola, Bose Corporation, MWI, Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy and the Harvard Mediation Program at Harvard Law School;
  • Negotiation Instructor and Presenter. Chuck has worked nationally and internationally with top sales, procurement, and delivery professionals to diagnose and resolve negotiation challenges across multiple industries including financial/consulting, healthcare, and high tech. Served as a negotiation instructor for the internationally attended “Program of Instruction for Lawyers” Negotiation Workshop at Harvard Law School as a teaching assistant to Professor Roger Fisher on multiple occasions.

Background and Education

  • Graduate: Completed a Specialization in Negotiation and Dispute Resolution, at the Program On Negotiation, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA (1993);
  • Undergraduate: B.A., Philosophy, Binghamton University, SUNY, Binghamton, NY; President Philosophy Club / Tenure Committee (1989).

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Audrey Lee

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Mediation & Negotiation Trainer with MWI
Phone: 617-895-4026 | Email: alee@mwi.org

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Dispute Resolution Experience

Audrey Lee is a Mediation Trainer for MWI, Senior Mediator at Boston Law Collaborative, LLP and the founding Principal of Perspectiva LLC. She is also Executive Director of the BLC Institute, a non-profit dedicated to providing education and training in all areas of dispute resolution. In addition to mediating at MWI, Audrey chairs BLC’s ADR Panel, and is a member of the EEOC Mediation Panel and a pool of Title IX Adjudicators for Harvard Law School. Previously, Audrey served as a mediator for the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination where she mediated harassment, disability, age, race, and gender discrimination cases. A frequent lecturer and coach for mediation skills trainings, Audrey has trained scores of attorneys, law students, social workers, and other professionals. Since 2004, Audrey has facilitated executive education programs at the Harvard Negotiation Institute at Harvard Law School, currently as faculty for the Advanced Mediation Workshop: Mediating Complex Disputes. Audrey has also been on the faculty of Northwestern University School of Law, DePaul University College of Law, and the McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies at UMass Boston as a Negotiations Professor. Prior to becoming a mediator and trainer, Audrey practiced law as an intellectual property and litigation attorney at Winston & Strawn in Chicago and Davis Polk & Wardwell in New York.


Focus Areas

  • Audrey has led mediation and mediation advocacy trainings for law firms, community mediation centers and several law schools.
  • Mediator, Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination
  • Mediator, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Mediation Panel
  • Mediator and Chair, Boston Law Collaborative ADR Panel

Honors, Memberships, and Professional Activities

  • Co-Chair, 2015 MCLE ADR and the Law Conference
  • Member, Women’s Bar Association, ADR Committee
  • Member, NE-ACR
  • Harvard Law School Women’s Alliance of Boston, Past Founding Co-Chair
  • Association for Conflict Resolution – Chicago Chapter, Past President
  • Trainer of the Year, Center for Conflict Resolution in Chicago
  • Harvard Law School Hewlett Law and Negotiation Research Fellowship

Lectures and ADR Trainings Conducted

  • Diversity Issues in Mediation, Guest Lecturer, Harvard Law School Mediation Course
  • “Mediation Process & Skills,” Cook County Mortgage Foreclosure Mediation Program
  • “Interest-Based Negotiation Skills for Mediators,” Loyola University Chicago Law School

Publications


Background and Education

  • Harvard Law School, J.D.
  • Harvard University, A.B. magna cum laude in Government
  • Mediator Training, Harvard Mediation Program (Cambridge, MA)
  • Mediator Training, Center for Conflict Resolution (Chicago, IL)
  • Family Law Mediator Training, MCLE (Boston, MA)

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Robin DiGiammarino

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Mediating workplace and housing matters | Mediation Trainer | Mentor
Phone: 617-895-4026 | Email: rdigiammarino@mwi.org

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Dispute Resolution Experience

Robin DiGiammarino brings her experience in local government, health care and small business to her work in the field of conflict management. She has worked with MWI since 2003 serving as a mediator, trainer, facilitator and mentor. A proponent of life long learning, Robin served as a public official on a local school board, providing stewardship for a public education system serving over six thousand students. Robin holds a Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy and she incorporates her expertise working with clients and her supervisory experience in clinical settings into her work as a coach, trainer and mentor. Since 2007, Robin has provided supervision and coaching to new mediators in the MWI Mentor Program. Robin enjoys mentoring adult learners providing opportunities for mentees to sharpen their mediation skills and reinforce good habits.


Focus Areas

  • MWI MA District and Municipal Court panelist for civil and advanced civil cases, housing evictions, family and probate disputes.
  • Pilot program in the Quincy District Court, Harassment Prevention Orders
  • Boston EEOC Office: Employment discrimination cases
  • MassHousing: Public housing disputes, Tenant’s Assistance Program, TAP
  • Numerous private disputes involving dissolution of business partnerships

Honors, Memberships, and Professional Activities

  • Association for Conflict Resolution, New England Chapter, member
  • ASTD, American Society for Training & Development
  • MassUMA Working Group: Co Chair, Mediator Training/Definition Committee, 2006-09

Lectures and ADR Trainings Conducted

  • The Community Builders Annual Conference, Hyannis MA, Presenter, 2014
  • Fitchburg State University, Fitchburg MA, Mediator and Consultant, 2014
  • Aspiring Leaders, NOVA, Workforce Development Division, USDA, Boston MA, Trainer, 2013
  • Attleboro MA High School, Peer Mediation Training, Co-Trainer, 2013
  • Autistic Self Advocacy Network Focus Group, Boston MA, Facilitator, 2013
  • Tips & Tools for Mediating 258E District Court Cases, MWI,Boston MA,  Presenter, 2013
  • Advanced Mediation Refresher Training, MWI, Boston MA, Trainer, 2012
  • Cary Memorial Library Foundation Professional Advisors, Lexington MA, Facilitator, 2012
  • Partnership for Community Schools, PCSM, Malden MA, Trainer, 2010
  • America Speaks, Framingham MA, Advancing Futures for Adults with Autism, Facilitator, 2009
  • Tufts University, Medford, MA, Negotiation Course, Guest Speaker, since 2009
  • Dept. of Public History, UMASS Amherst MA, Mediation for Historians, Trainer, 2008
  • Massachusetts Association of School Committees, MASC Conference, Hyannis MA, Presenter, 2007
  • Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy, Tufts University, Medford MA, Trainer & Coach, since 2008
  • Boston College Law School, Newton MA, Mediation Course, Trainer & Coach, since 2006
  • Suffolk University Law School, Boston MA, Mediation Course, Trainer & Coach, since 2006
  • MWI, Boston MA,  Coach since 2004 and Trainer & Mentor, since 2007

Background and Education

  • American Society of Training & Development, Alexandria VA, certificate program, 2008
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Boston MA, practicum 2007
  • Program on Negotiation, Negotiation & Dispute Resolution, Harvard University, Fall 2006
  • Cultivating Mindfulness in the Law & Dispute Resolution, Harvard University, 2005
  • Mediation Works Incorporated Trainings, MWI Basic Mediation Training, 2003; Summary Process Training, 2004; Advanced Divorce Training, 2007; Train the Trainer, 2009
  • Negotiation Training, CMI/The Negotiation Group, Harvard Graduate School of Education, 1998
  • Boston University, Master of Science, Occupational Therapy, 1978

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Megan Winkeler

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Trainer & Mediator with MWI
Phone: 617-895-4032 | Email: mwinkeler@mwi.org

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Megan Winkeler is MWI’s Director of Training & Engagement and serves as a trainer and mediator. Megan provides negotiation workshops and consulting services to companies, universities, government entities, and nonprofits. She works with clients to provide custom training solutions based on their specific needs, and she maintains the training curriculum to incorporate current research and best practices. Megan also serves as a mediation trainer and coach through MWI’s Forty-Hour Mediation Training. She directs the MWI Court Mediation Program, overseeing a panel of 50+ pro bono court mediators. Through this program, Megan organizes Roundtable Seminars and events to provide continuing education and networking opportunities for MWI’s dedicated panel. She also provides coaching and mentoring services to mediators seeking to grow their skills. As a mediator, Megan mediates workplace and discrimination cases, housing disputes, and harassment prevention orders. She also manages MWI’s Internship Program.

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Negotiation Trainers (click on photo for bio)

  • Andrew Lee
    Andrew Lee
  • Jessica Notini
    Jessica Notini
  • Rob Wilkinson
    Rob Wilkinson
  • Michelle Wecksler
    Michelle Wecksler
Andrew Lee

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Senior Negotiation Trainer with MWI  – Available worldwide
Phone: 617-895-4026 | Email: andrew.lee@mwi.org

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Dispute Resolution Experience

Born in Australia, Andrew Lee is an MWI Senior Negotiation Trainer with over 25 years’ experience in negotiation consulting and dispute resolution. He specializes in high-stakes commercial negotiations, often with an international cross-border element.

For two decades, Andrew operated out of China as a commercial negotiation consultant to multinational companies in sectors including semi-conductor manufacturing, agricultural bio-tech,  e-commerce and Fortune 50 food and beverage. Prior to China, he operated in international arbitration and commercial mediation in the United States, the Netherlands and Australia. He also spent two years in human rights law based in Switzerland.

Andrew’s trainings are based on theories developed at Harvard Law School and MIT Sloan Business School, combined with 25 years of practical experience working with global business and political leaders. His workshops are practical, relevant and immediately useful to participants involved.

Andrew is a member of the United Nations Panel of Global Mediators, specializing in China cases and was appointed a World Bank mediator for Asia in 2011.

Andrew is experienced in working with online platforms and across multiple time zones.

Andrew holds first class honors degrees in Law from the University of Sydney and in Psychology from the University of Adelaide. He has a Masters in Chinese Law from Peking University and a Certificate in International Law from the Hague Academy of International Law.  He is a Fellow of Harvard Law School’s Program on Negotiation and Stanford Law School’s Gould Center for Conflict Resolution. Andrew speaks English and Mandarin.

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Jessica Notini

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Senior Negotiation Trainer with MWI  – Available worldwide
617-895-4026jnotini@mwi.org

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Dispute Resolution Experience

Jessica Notini is a senior negotiation trainer with MWI. For more than 25 years, Jessica has provided hundreds of negotiation, mediation, conflict resolution, facilitation and related workshops for both private entities and public institutions throughout the United Stated, Latin America and Europe. Some of her corporate clients have included Google, Twitter, Salesforce, Genentech, Novartis, Dell, KPMG, Microsoft, Bio-Rad, ViaSystems, Amgen, Cognizant, Monsanto and Gilead. She also teaches as an adjunct at Stanford, Berkeley, UCHastings and UCDavis law schools. Jessica is highly regarded for her dynamic approach and ability to engage participants with humor, depth of insight and practical applications and experience.

Jessica has honed her skills as a mediator who practices in the areas of employment and probate & estate and understands how to navigate both the transactional elements of a negotiation as well as the emotional undercurrents and human relationships. She is also a leader in the field of alternative dispute resolution. In 2012, she received the Don Weckstein Memorial award from the California Dispute Resolution Council in recognition of her leadership in California. She served for three years as President of the Association for Dispute Resolution of Northern California (formerly NCMA), she was Chair of the California State Bar Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee and she served on the Board of Directors for the Mediation Society of San Francisco and the Contra Costa and Alameda Bar Association ADR Executive Committees.

 

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Rob Wilkinson

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Negotiation Trainer with MWI  – Available worldwide
617-895-4026negotiation@mwi.org

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Dispute Resolution Experience

Rob Wilkinson is a negotiation trainer who helps organizations deal with negotiation, leadership and management challenges. He is on the faculty at both the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. Rob also served as a Special Advisor on Negotiation at the Massachusetts Institute for Technology (MIT).

Rob teaches negotiation and management at the graduate level, and is a multiple nominee for the Paddock Award in Teaching Excellence. Rob has successfully supported numerous Fortune 500 companies, major government agencies, and international organizations, helping them to improve their negotiation skills and to increase their effectiveness.

He has over 20 years of experience in more than 35 countries, with the private, public and non-profit sectors. Clients include Chevron, General Mills, McDonald’s, IBM, Fidelity, MITRE, Deloitte, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Philips, The US Postal Service, The World Bank, International Monetary Fund (IMF), United Nations, National Urban League, World Wildlife Fund, Red Cross, US Office of Personnel Management (OPM), and the White House. Previously, Rob held a number of management positions with the United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations, Oxfam and the Department for International Development (DFID). He has worked extensively in the US, Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas.


Lectures and Publications

  • “Theories and Indicators of Change.” United States Agency for International Development. March 2013.
  • “Preventing Violent Conflict.” Department for International Development, United Kingdom Government. March 2007.

Honors, Memberships, and Professional Activities

  • Lecturer in Public Policy and Leadership, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Lecturer in Negotiation and Global Aide Management, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University

Background and Education

  • BS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1992
  • MS, Stanford University, 1994
  • Certificate in Senior Management, Ashridge Business School, 2007

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Michelle Wecksler

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Negotiation Trainer with MWI  – Available worldwide
617-895-4026negotiation@mwi.org

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Dispute Resolution Experience

Michelle Joy Wecksler offers over twenty years of experience as a global trainer and consultant in the fields of negotiation, conflict management, mediation, alternative dispute resolution, and interpersonal communication. She has worked with a variety of clients including Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc., the United States Air Force, the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), the US Environmental Protection Agency, US Department of Agriculture, Deloitte, VF Corp, IBM, Starbucks, McDonald’s, MedImmune and Thomson Reuters. Ms. Wecksler also served as the Alternative Dispute Resolution Practice Group Leader in the Legal Management Services Group for Ernst & Young, LLP where she assisted corporations in the design and implementation of strategic legal management initiatives, with a special focus on conflict management. In addition to her work as a trainer and consultant, Ms. Wecksler has mediated over 1,000 cases including business, commercial and employment disputes. Ms. Wecksler is also a certified Six Sigma Green Belt.


Focus Areas

Ms. Wecksler provided negotiation and conflict management training programs for Johnson & Johnson, Prudential, PaineWebber, Morgan Stanley Dean Witter, and General Electric. She also assisted the majority of these companies in the design and implementation of employment dispute resolution programs.


Honors, Memberships, and Professional Activities

  • Past founding Vice President of the Association for Conflict Resolution, Georgia Chapter 
  • Admitted to the State Bar of Georgia

Lectures and ADR Trainings Conducted

  • Trained hundreds of mediators and arbitrators across the country
  • Served as an adjunct professor at Georgia State University teaching graduate and undergraduate courses on negotiation and business law 

 Background and Education

  • J.D., University of Oregon School of Law
  • B.A., University of Michigan

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Divorce Mediation Trainers (click on photo for bio)

  • Josh Hoch
    Josh Hoch
  • Ben Stich
    Ben Stich
  • Diana R. Chiang
    Diana R. Chiang
  • Nnena Odim
    Nnena Odim
Josh Hoch

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Mediating Divorce and Family Cases with MWI in Boston and Online
617-895-4028jhoch@mwi.org

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Josh Hoch is a mediator, instructor, and is Director of Mediation Services at MWI. A mediator since 1996, Josh mediates family, divorce, parenting, child support, never married parents, and housing cases. In addition to his mediation work, Josh is also a member of MWI’s training faculty and leads advanced mediation training programs in areas of divorce, housing/eviction, and advanced dispute resolution skill building. As Director of Mediation Services at MWI, Josh manages mediations and arbitrations in the areas of family law, consumer automotive, real estate, land use, construction, and workplace/employment. Josh also serves as MWI’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP) liaison and is a point of contact for MWI’s External Ombuds Clients. Additionally, Josh serves as a mentor to mediators and ADR professionals looking to expand their practice and increase their skills. Josh is a member of the International Ombuds Association, the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC), and served on the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Chapter of AFCC for seven years. Josh has been featured in the Boston Globe and on the award-winning New England newsmagazine television show “Chronicle” where he provided information about marriage, divorce, and the use of divorce and family mediation in Massachusetts.

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Focus Areas

Josh frequently mediates the following:

  • Divorce Mediation divorce agreements, court required paperwork, Separation Agreements, and filing for divorce in Massachusetts
  • Impact of COVID-19 on separated or separating families
  • Never married parents – separation, parenting plans, child support, division of assets
  • Physical separation, asset & liability division, and property division
  • Custody disputes
  • Parenting plans
  • Pro se and with counsel present
  • Post-Divorce
  • Adult sibling
  • Adult child(ren) and parent(s) and parent/teen
  • Several cases mediated with various translators
  • High conflict divorce and family cases
  • Cases involving bipolar disorder, substance abuse, and domestic violence
  • Housing and Eviction

Honors, Memberships, and Professional Activities

  • MWI Ombuds Director and Member of the International Ombudsman Association (IOA), (September 2021 – present)
  • World Mediators Alliance on Climate Change Green Pledge (July 2021 – present)
  • Designed and administered a court-approved Parent Education Program for parents seeking divorce, (2016 – August 2021)
  • Member Spotlight, MA AFCC Newsletter (May 2021)
  • Speaker, New England Association of Conflict Resolution, (April 2021)
  • Designed and supervised a mediation program where divorce and family mediation services were provided at the Norfolk Probate and Family Court, (September 2013 – 2020)
  • Served on the Assistant Judicial Case Manger (AJCM) Transition Working Group for the Chief Justice of the Probate and Family Court, 2019
  • Served on the ADR Education Subcommittee for the Massachusetts Trial Court, 2019
  • Received recognition for outstanding performance and lasting contributions to the MA AFCC Chapter, an organization working to assist families in conflict through education, research and services
  • Served for 7 years on the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Chapter of AFCC
  • Member of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
  • Member of the Massachusetts Chapter of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
  • Member of the Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation
  • Organizational Member of the New England Chapter of the Association for Conflict Resolution
  • Appeared on the award winning New England newsmagazine television show “Chronicle” where he provided information about marriage, divorce and the use of divorce and family mediation in MA
  • Featured as a mediator in a Boston Globe article
  • Served as Treasurer for an annual fundraiser for Jimmy Fund Clinic patients and their families helping to raise over $500,000

Lectures and ADR Trainings Conducted

  • Advanced Divorce Mediation Training Instructor, (April 2005 – present)
  • Provide individual mentoring to mediators looking to increase their effectiveness as mediators, (2003 – present)
  • Facilitator, Implicit Bias Workshop, (May 2021)
  • Trainer, Advanced Dispute Resolution Training for Probation Officers of the Probate and Family Court, (March & June 2021)
  • Trainer, Juvenile Mediation Training, 2-day Advanced Mediation Training Program, (March 2021)
  • Presenter, Bringing Mediation Online: Lessons Learned So Far, Massachusetts Council for Family Mediation (February 2021)
  • Trainer, Housing and Eviction Mediation Training for five Massachusetts Community Mediation Centers, (December 2020 – January 2021)
  • Presenter, Mediating Cases Remotely (Online), Roundtable Event, (November 2020)
  • Designed and serves as an instructor for an Advanced Dispute Resolution Training Program for Probation Officers of the Probate and Family Court. (May 2019 – June 2021)
  • Norfolk Probate and Family Court Department, mediation program mentor and supervisor, (2013 – 2020)
  • AFCC’s 54th Annual Conference: Turning the Kaleidoscope of Family Conflict into a Prism of Harmony, Conference Presenter (May 2017)
  • Community Dispute Settlement Center (CDSC), Housing Mediation Trainer, (February 2017)
  • International Academic Institute of Mediation, Conference Presenter, Divorce Mediation in the Courts, (September 2015)
  • Advanced Refresher Mediation Skills Training Program, Presenter, (2015 – 2016)
  • New England Chapter of the Association for Conflict Resolution Biennial Regional Conference, Presenter, “I’m a Trained Mediator, Now What do I Do?”, (June 2015)
  • Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation, Presenter, On-site mediation project in the Norfolk Probate and Family Court Department, (2014)
  • Emerson College, Guest Speaker, (2014 – 2016)
  • New England Law | Boston, Ethical Standards, Presenter, (2005 – 2013)
  • Liaison for Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy Mediation Practicum, (2001 – 2011)
  • A Child’s Voice in Court: How to Get It, How to Interpret It and How to Use It, Panel Speaker, (2008)
  • Coca-Cola Enterprise Inc., Trainer. Trained over 950 employees dispute resolution and communication skills and educated over 1700 employees through briefings, (Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Texas, New York, Vermont), (2004 – 2006)
  • Harvard Law School, Intern Fair, Cambridge, MA, Presenter, (2005)
  • Simmons College Graduate School of Social Work, Guest Lecturer, Parent – Teen Mediation (2004)
  • Boston University Law School, Court Connected ADR, Guest Speaker, (2003 – 2008)
  • Hale and Dorr Legal Services Center, Divorce Mediation Presenter, (2003 – 2004)
  • Newton and Lexington Community Education, Presenter: Divorce Information You Want to Know, (2003 – 2005)
  • Germaine Lawrence, Family Communication Workshop, Facilitator, (2001 – 2005)
  • Southern New England School of Law, Mediation Trainer and Coach (2001 – 2004)
  • Northeastern University, undergraduate class, Guest Speaker, (2001 – 2002)

Background and Education

  • Divorce Mediator, MWI, Boston, MA, 2001 – Present
  • Director of Mediation Services, MWI, Boston, MA, 2001 – Present
  • Divorce Mediator, CLC Inc., Granite Bay, CA, 2004 – Present
  • Court & Divorce Mediator, Cambridge, MA, 2001 – 2012
  • Boston Municipal Court Mediator, Boston, MA, 2004 – 2007
  • Prisoner Disputes Mediator, Middlesex Multi-Door Courthouse, Cambridge, MA, 2003 – 2005
  • District Court Mediator, Middlesex Mediation Program, Lowell, MA, 2000 – 2001
  • Staff Member, Academy of Family Mediators, 2000
  • B.A. University of Massachusetts at Amherst, 1998
  • Mediation Training, L. Wing Mediation Consulting, 1996

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Ben Stich

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Mediating Divorce & Family Cases with MWI via Zoom
617-895-4028 | divorce@mwi.org

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Dispute Resolution Experience

Ben Stich is a family and divorce mediator with MWI. He mediates conflicts of all kinds, specializing in family disputes. He mediates divorce, co-parenting conflict, and marital issues. Ben also mediates all types of family disputes such as conflict between parents and their adult children; adult siblings; and parents and their teenage children. Ben also helps families improve their co-parenting as an instructor for the state’s only High Conflict Parent Education program at William James College.

In addition to mediating, Ben is certified in the Think:Kids Collaborate Problem Solving© model and works with Think:Kids at MGH’s Department of Psychiatry to help families, educators, and clinicians work effectively with children and teens who exhibit challenging behaviors .

Ben is a licensed independent clinical social worker and an active member of the Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation and the Massachusetts’ chapter of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts.


Focus Areas

  • Divorce for short-term and long-term marriages
  • Co-Parenting plans
  • Custody disputes
  • Parent-Teen Conflict
  • Marriage Problems
  • Interim separation agreements
  • Asset and liability division
  • Property division
  • High conflict divorce matters
  • Elder and estate disputes

Honors, Memberships, and Professional Activities

  • Member, Massachusetts Council for Family Mediation (MCFM)
  • Licensed Independent Social Worker (LICSW)
  • School Adjustment Counselor License
  • Member, National Association of Social Workers
  • Collaborative Problem Solving Certification from Mass General’s Department of Psychiatry’s Think:Kids program
  • Member, AFCC

Lectures and ADR Trainings Conducted & Publications

  • “Better Parent” Parent Education Program, June 2016 – Present
  • Parenting Apart Instructor for the Divorce Center, 2014 – 2016
  • Communication and Conflict Blogger, 2013 – present
  • Communication Workshop for the Parent/Professional Advocacy League, 2014
  • High Conflict Divorce Mediation Training, 2013
  • Collaborative Problem Solving for:
    – Canton School District, Central Cabinet, 2011-2012
    – MENTOR Network – Therapeutic Foster Care Program, 2011
    – Massachusetts School Counselors Association – Guidance Administrators Forum, 2011
  • More Than Words, Workplace Communication Workshop, 2010
  • Germaine Lawrence, Family Communication Workshop, Co-Facilitator, (2001 – 2005)
  • Residential Treatment for Adolescent Girls for:
    – National Child Welfare League of America Conference (2005)
    – MASOC Annual Conference (2005-2009)
    – Tenth National Workshop on Adult and Juvenile Female Offenders (2003)

Background and Education

  • M.Ed in Organizational Development, Endicott College
  • MSW, Boston College, 2001
  • BA, Trinity College, 1996

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Diana R. Chiang

Mediating Divorce and Family Cases with MWI in Boston and Online
617-895-4029 | dchiang@mwi.org

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Diana Chiang is a Mediator and Manager of Commercial & Corporate Programs at Mediation Works, Inc. (MWI). As a mediator, Ms. Chiang mediates a variety of cases in Massachusetts District, Municipal, and Probate & Family Courts, including: divorce, parenting plans, never-married parents, harassment prevention orders, and housing/eviction cases.

Diana is also a member of MWI’s training faculty and leads corporate, educational, and probate training programs. Diana has a certification in Applied Positive Psychology and is an accredited ACTP Coach through The Flourishing Center, and also serves on the Board of Directors of the New England Association for Conflict Resolution.

She earned a B.A. in Sociology & Justice Studies from the University of New Hampshire and a J.D. from Suffolk University Law School. Diana was an Adjunct Professor at the University of New Hampshire, before teaching negotiation at Suffolk University Law School.


Focus Areas

  • Divorce Mediation
  • Never married parents
  • Same-sex divorces
  • Custody disputes
  • Parenting plans
  • Housing and Eviction

Honors, Memberships, and Professional Activities

  • Board of Directors of the New England Association for Conflict Resolution
  • Adjunct Professor at the University of New Hampshire
  • Suffolk University Law School, Negotiation Instructor

Lectures and ADR Trainings Conducted

  • Advanced Dispute Resolution Training Programs for Probation Officers of the Probate and Family Court, Instructor
  • Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Mediation Trainer
  • 40 Hour Mediation Training Programs, Mediation Trainer
  • Multiple Mediation Training Programs, Coach

Background and Education

  • J.D. from Suffolk University Law School
  • Divorce Mediation Training
  • Massachusetts Mediation Training, Trained Mediator
  • B.A. in Sociology & Justice Studies from the University of New Hampshire

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Nnena Odim

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Mediating Divorce & Family Matters with MWI in Jamaica Plain and Boston
617-895-4028 | divorce@mwi.org

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Dispute Resolution Experience

Nnena Odim is a mediator, trainer, attorney, and consultant. She has been mediating since 1997 and has mediated disputes involving issues such as employment, housing, business, consumer, and specializes in mediating the full range of family/domestic relations (elder care, adoption, care and protection, CHINS, divorce, grandparent visitation, and LGBTQ issues, etc.). Nnena also designed and/or led numerous conflict management trainings for several local and national businesses and agencies, including Coca Cola Enterprises, the Boston Public Schools, and the Massachusetts Housing Authority. In addition to her mediation and conflict resolution training background, Nnena is the Director and Senior Clinical Instructor of the Family/Domestic Violence Law Clinic at The Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School. She provides experiential training to law students as she teaches them how to become effective and ethical attorneys.  Nnena has also worked with the Harvard Mediation Program and Harvard Program on Negotiation to provide trainings for students and various community members and to supervise Harvard Law School students in their mediation and negotiation studies. Nnena has mediated personal, academic, and administrative issues between students and faculty in higher education settings and served as a coach of mediation skills for trainings at MIT, Suffolk and Boston College Law Schools, and New England School of Law. In 2013, Nnena was a Top Women in the Law award recipient from Mass. Lawyers Weekly. In 2015, she received the Harvard Law School Dean’s Award for Excellence.


Focus Areas

  • Worked with over 100 same-sex couples in both mediation and litigation, on a variety of legal scenarios, such as 2nd parent adoptions, divorce (with and without children), paternity, business dissolution, pre- and post-nuptial agreements, and donor agreements for sperm donation
  • Drafted over 100 post-mediation Settlement Agreements and Memoranda of Understanding
  • Guardian ad Litem, appointed by Suffolk and Middlesex County Family and Probate Courts

Honors, Memberships, and Professional Activities

  • Top Women in the Law award recipient, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, 2013
  • Member, Association for Conflict Resolution
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker

Lectures and ADR Trainings Conducted

  • Training faculty for MWI’s annual Advanced Divorce Training
  • Guest lecturer for Suffolk and Boston College Law Schools’ mediation courses

Background and Education

  • J.D., Northeastern University School of Law (1997)
  • M.S., University of Massachusetts/Amherst (1991)
  • B.S., University of Pittsburgh (1985)

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  • Josh Hoch
    Josh Hoch
  • Nnena Odim
    Nnena Odim
  • Robin DiGiammarino
    Robin DiGiammarino
  • Vicky Bennet
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Josh Hoch

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Josh Hoch is a mediator, instructor, and is Director of Mediation Services at MWI. A mediator since 1996, Josh mediates family, divorce, parenting, child support, never married parents, and housing cases. In addition to his mediation work, Josh is also a member of MWI’s training faculty and leads advanced mediation training programs in areas of divorce, housing/eviction, and advanced dispute resolution skill building. As Director of Mediation Services at MWI, Josh manages mediations and arbitrations in the areas of family law, consumer automotive, real estate, land use, construction, and workplace/employment. Josh also serves as MWI’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP) liaison and is a point of contact for MWI’s External Ombuds Clients. Additionally, Josh serves as a mentor to mediators and ADR professionals looking to expand their practice and increase their skills. Josh is a member of the International Ombuds Association, the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC), and served on the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Chapter of AFCC for seven years. Josh has been featured in the Boston Globe and on the award-winning New England newsmagazine television show “Chronicle” where he provided information about marriage, divorce, and the use of divorce and family mediation in Massachusetts.

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Focus Areas

Josh frequently mediates the following:

  • Divorce Mediation divorce agreements, court required paperwork, Separation Agreements, and filing for divorce in Massachusetts
  • Impact of COVID-19 on separated or separating families
  • Never married parents – separation, parenting plans, child support, division of assets
  • Physical separation, asset & liability division, and property division
  • Custody disputes
  • Parenting plans
  • Pro se and with counsel present
  • Post-Divorce
  • Adult sibling
  • Adult child(ren) and parent(s) and parent/teen
  • Several cases mediated with various translators
  • High conflict divorce and family cases
  • Cases involving bipolar disorder, substance abuse, and domestic violence
  • Housing and Eviction

Honors, Memberships, and Professional Activities

  • MWI Ombuds Director and Member of the International Ombudsman Association (IOA), (September 2021 – present)
  • World Mediators Alliance on Climate Change Green Pledge (July 2021 – present)
  • Designed and administered a court-approved Parent Education Program for parents seeking divorce, (2016 – August 2021)
  • Member Spotlight, MA AFCC Newsletter (May 2021)
  • Speaker, New England Association of Conflict Resolution, (April 2021)
  • Designed and supervised a mediation program where divorce and family mediation services were provided at the Norfolk Probate and Family Court, (September 2013 – 2020)
  • Served on the Assistant Judicial Case Manger (AJCM) Transition Working Group for the Chief Justice of the Probate and Family Court, 2019
  • Served on the ADR Education Subcommittee for the Massachusetts Trial Court, 2019
  • Received recognition for outstanding performance and lasting contributions to the MA AFCC Chapter, an organization working to assist families in conflict through education, research and services
  • Served for 7 years on the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Chapter of AFCC
  • Member of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
  • Member of the Massachusetts Chapter of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
  • Member of the Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation
  • Organizational Member of the New England Chapter of the Association for Conflict Resolution
  • Appeared on the award winning New England newsmagazine television show “Chronicle” where he provided information about marriage, divorce and the use of divorce and family mediation in MA
  • Featured as a mediator in a Boston Globe article
  • Served as Treasurer for an annual fundraiser for Jimmy Fund Clinic patients and their families helping to raise over $500,000

Lectures and ADR Trainings Conducted

  • Advanced Divorce Mediation Training Instructor, (April 2005 – present)
  • Provide individual mentoring to mediators looking to increase their effectiveness as mediators, (2003 – present)
  • Facilitator, Implicit Bias Workshop, (May 2021)
  • Trainer, Advanced Dispute Resolution Training for Probation Officers of the Probate and Family Court, (March & June 2021)
  • Trainer, Juvenile Mediation Training, 2-day Advanced Mediation Training Program, (March 2021)
  • Presenter, Bringing Mediation Online: Lessons Learned So Far, Massachusetts Council for Family Mediation (February 2021)
  • Trainer, Housing and Eviction Mediation Training for five Massachusetts Community Mediation Centers, (December 2020 – January 2021)
  • Presenter, Mediating Cases Remotely (Online), Roundtable Event, (November 2020)
  • Designed and serves as an instructor for an Advanced Dispute Resolution Training Program for Probation Officers of the Probate and Family Court. (May 2019 – June 2021)
  • Norfolk Probate and Family Court Department, mediation program mentor and supervisor, (2013 – 2020)
  • AFCC’s 54th Annual Conference: Turning the Kaleidoscope of Family Conflict into a Prism of Harmony, Conference Presenter (May 2017)
  • Community Dispute Settlement Center (CDSC), Housing Mediation Trainer, (February 2017)
  • International Academic Institute of Mediation, Conference Presenter, Divorce Mediation in the Courts, (September 2015)
  • Advanced Refresher Mediation Skills Training Program, Presenter, (2015 – 2016)
  • New England Chapter of the Association for Conflict Resolution Biennial Regional Conference, Presenter, “I’m a Trained Mediator, Now What do I Do?”, (June 2015)
  • Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation, Presenter, On-site mediation project in the Norfolk Probate and Family Court Department, (2014)
  • Emerson College, Guest Speaker, (2014 – 2016)
  • New England Law | Boston, Ethical Standards, Presenter, (2005 – 2013)
  • Liaison for Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy Mediation Practicum, (2001 – 2011)
  • A Child’s Voice in Court: How to Get It, How to Interpret It and How to Use It, Panel Speaker, (2008)
  • Coca-Cola Enterprise Inc., Trainer. Trained over 950 employees dispute resolution and communication skills and educated over 1700 employees through briefings, (Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Texas, New York, Vermont), (2004 – 2006)
  • Harvard Law School, Intern Fair, Cambridge, MA, Presenter, (2005)
  • Simmons College Graduate School of Social Work, Guest Lecturer, Parent – Teen Mediation (2004)
  • Boston University Law School, Court Connected ADR, Guest Speaker, (2003 – 2008)
  • Hale and Dorr Legal Services Center, Divorce Mediation Presenter, (2003 – 2004)
  • Newton and Lexington Community Education, Presenter: Divorce Information You Want to Know, (2003 – 2005)
  • Germaine Lawrence, Family Communication Workshop, Facilitator, (2001 – 2005)
  • Southern New England School of Law, Mediation Trainer and Coach (2001 – 2004)
  • Northeastern University, undergraduate class, Guest Speaker, (2001 – 2002)

Background and Education

  • Divorce Mediator, MWI, Boston, MA, 2001 – Present
  • Director of Mediation Services, MWI, Boston, MA, 2001 – Present
  • Divorce Mediator, CLC Inc., Granite Bay, CA, 2004 – Present
  • Court & Divorce Mediator, Cambridge, MA, 2001 – 2012
  • Boston Municipal Court Mediator, Boston, MA, 2004 – 2007
  • Prisoner Disputes Mediator, Middlesex Multi-Door Courthouse, Cambridge, MA, 2003 – 2005
  • District Court Mediator, Middlesex Mediation Program, Lowell, MA, 2000 – 2001
  • Staff Member, Academy of Family Mediators, 2000
  • B.A. University of Massachusetts at Amherst, 1998
  • Mediation Training, L. Wing Mediation Consulting, 1996

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Nnena Odim

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Mediating Divorce & Family Matters with MWI in Jamaica Plain and Boston
617-895-4028 | divorce@mwi.org

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Dispute Resolution Experience

Nnena Odim is a mediator, trainer, attorney, and consultant. She has been mediating since 1997 and has mediated disputes involving issues such as employment, housing, business, consumer, and specializes in mediating the full range of family/domestic relations (elder care, adoption, care and protection, CHINS, divorce, grandparent visitation, and LGBTQ issues, etc.). Nnena also designed and/or led numerous conflict management trainings for several local and national businesses and agencies, including Coca Cola Enterprises, the Boston Public Schools, and the Massachusetts Housing Authority. In addition to her mediation and conflict resolution training background, Nnena is the Director and Senior Clinical Instructor of the Family/Domestic Violence Law Clinic at The Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School. She provides experiential training to law students as she teaches them how to become effective and ethical attorneys.  Nnena has also worked with the Harvard Mediation Program and Harvard Program on Negotiation to provide trainings for students and various community members and to supervise Harvard Law School students in their mediation and negotiation studies. Nnena has mediated personal, academic, and administrative issues between students and faculty in higher education settings and served as a coach of mediation skills for trainings at MIT, Suffolk and Boston College Law Schools, and New England School of Law. In 2013, Nnena was a Top Women in the Law award recipient from Mass. Lawyers Weekly. In 2015, she received the Harvard Law School Dean’s Award for Excellence.


Focus Areas

  • Worked with over 100 same-sex couples in both mediation and litigation, on a variety of legal scenarios, such as 2nd parent adoptions, divorce (with and without children), paternity, business dissolution, pre- and post-nuptial agreements, and donor agreements for sperm donation
  • Drafted over 100 post-mediation Settlement Agreements and Memoranda of Understanding
  • Guardian ad Litem, appointed by Suffolk and Middlesex County Family and Probate Courts

Honors, Memberships, and Professional Activities

  • Top Women in the Law award recipient, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, 2013
  • Member, Association for Conflict Resolution
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker

Lectures and ADR Trainings Conducted

  • Training faculty for MWI’s annual Advanced Divorce Training
  • Guest lecturer for Suffolk and Boston College Law Schools’ mediation courses

Background and Education

  • J.D., Northeastern University School of Law (1997)
  • M.S., University of Massachusetts/Amherst (1991)
  • B.S., University of Pittsburgh (1985)

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Robin DiGiammarino

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Mediating workplace and housing matters | Mediation Trainer | Mentor
Phone: 617-895-4026 | Email: rdigiammarino@mwi.org

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Dispute Resolution Experience

Robin DiGiammarino brings her experience in local government, health care and small business to her work in the field of conflict management. She has worked with MWI since 2003 serving as a mediator, trainer, facilitator and mentor. A proponent of life long learning, Robin served as a public official on a local school board, providing stewardship for a public education system serving over six thousand students. Robin holds a Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy and she incorporates her expertise working with clients and her supervisory experience in clinical settings into her work as a coach, trainer and mentor. Since 2007, Robin has provided supervision and coaching to new mediators in the MWI Mentor Program. Robin enjoys mentoring adult learners providing opportunities for mentees to sharpen their mediation skills and reinforce good habits.


Focus Areas

  • MWI MA District and Municipal Court panelist for civil and advanced civil cases, housing evictions, family and probate disputes.
  • Pilot program in the Quincy District Court, Harassment Prevention Orders
  • Boston EEOC Office: Employment discrimination cases
  • MassHousing: Public housing disputes, Tenant’s Assistance Program, TAP
  • Numerous private disputes involving dissolution of business partnerships

Honors, Memberships, and Professional Activities

  • Association for Conflict Resolution, New England Chapter, member
  • ASTD, American Society for Training & Development
  • MassUMA Working Group: Co Chair, Mediator Training/Definition Committee, 2006-09

Lectures and ADR Trainings Conducted

  • The Community Builders Annual Conference, Hyannis MA, Presenter, 2014
  • Fitchburg State University, Fitchburg MA, Mediator and Consultant, 2014
  • Aspiring Leaders, NOVA, Workforce Development Division, USDA, Boston MA, Trainer, 2013
  • Attleboro MA High School, Peer Mediation Training, Co-Trainer, 2013
  • Autistic Self Advocacy Network Focus Group, Boston MA, Facilitator, 2013
  • Tips & Tools for Mediating 258E District Court Cases, MWI,Boston MA,  Presenter, 2013
  • Advanced Mediation Refresher Training, MWI, Boston MA, Trainer, 2012
  • Cary Memorial Library Foundation Professional Advisors, Lexington MA, Facilitator, 2012
  • Partnership for Community Schools, PCSM, Malden MA, Trainer, 2010
  • America Speaks, Framingham MA, Advancing Futures for Adults with Autism, Facilitator, 2009
  • Tufts University, Medford, MA, Negotiation Course, Guest Speaker, since 2009
  • Dept. of Public History, UMASS Amherst MA, Mediation for Historians, Trainer, 2008
  • Massachusetts Association of School Committees, MASC Conference, Hyannis MA, Presenter, 2007
  • Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy, Tufts University, Medford MA, Trainer & Coach, since 2008
  • Boston College Law School, Newton MA, Mediation Course, Trainer & Coach, since 2006
  • Suffolk University Law School, Boston MA, Mediation Course, Trainer & Coach, since 2006
  • MWI, Boston MA,  Coach since 2004 and Trainer & Mentor, since 2007

Background and Education

  • American Society of Training & Development, Alexandria VA, certificate program, 2008
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Boston MA, practicum 2007
  • Program on Negotiation, Negotiation & Dispute Resolution, Harvard University, Fall 2006
  • Cultivating Mindfulness in the Law & Dispute Resolution, Harvard University, 2005
  • Mediation Works Incorporated Trainings, MWI Basic Mediation Training, 2003; Summary Process Training, 2004; Advanced Divorce Training, 2007; Train the Trainer, 2009
  • Negotiation Training, CMI/The Negotiation Group, Harvard Graduate School of Education, 1998
  • Boston University, Master of Science, Occupational Therapy, 1978

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Vicky Bennet

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Mediation Trainer with MWI
Phone:617-973-9739 | Fax: 617-973-9532 | Email: vbennet@mwi.org | Web: www.mwi.org/mentor

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Dispute Resolution Experience

Victoria Bennet is a mediator, trainer, facilitator and consultant, providing services throughout New England since 2003. She has mediated a wide range of court-referred, government agency and private disputes, including commercial, employment, contract, tort, foreclosure, family, divorce, juvenile, community and criminal cases. Vicky has extensive experience training people from diverse backgrounds in conflict resolution skills, including custom workshop design and one-on-one executive coaching. As a consultant, she advises business owners and executive teams on partnership and board issues and managing workplace conflict.


Focus Areas

  • Workplace
  • Human resources
  • Court Mediations including Harassment Prevention and Eviction
  • Family

Honors, Memberships, and Professional Activities

  • Mediator, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunities Commission Mediation Panel
  • Mediator, Boston Bar Association Boston Municipal Court ADR Panel
  • Mediator, ADR Network Superior Court Mediation Panel
  • MWI Mediation Panels: Probate and Family Court, Juvenile Court, District Court

Lectures and ADR Trainings Conducted

  • MIT Sloan School of Management: designed and presented negotiation skills workshops
  • MWI mediation training team: MWI Executive and Mediation Trainings, MWI Mediation Training at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Administrative Office of the Trial Courts Conference
  • Mediation Coach, MWI Mentor Program
  • Guest Lecturer, “Representing Clients in Mediation,” Suffolk University Law School and Boston College Law School
  • Mediation training team, Boston College and Suffolk University School of Law
  • Mediation coach, Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School Mediation and Dispute Resolution Seminar
  • “Managing Growth: Navigating Conflict While Building Your Enterprise,” Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • “Effective Communication in Conflict,” 495-128 HR Collaborative
  • Mediation Skills Training, Roger Williams/University Middle East Partnership Initiative Student Leaders Program
  • “Dealing With Difficult People,” Dimeo Construction Company
  • “Tools for Difficult Conversations,” Massachusetts Association of School Committees

Background and Education

  • 300+ hours mediation and conflict resolution trainings, seminars, symposia and roundtables including:
  • MWI Executive Mediation Training, MWI Divorce Mediation Training, MWI Mentor Program, MWI Negotiation Training
  • Negotiation and Dispute Resolution Seminar, Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School
  • Mediation and Conflict Management Seminar, Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School
  • Diploma in Translation, University of Geneva, Switzerland
  • B.A. (French) Dalhousie University, Canada

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For more information, please contact Chuck Doran, Executive Director, at cdoran@mwi.org or 617-895-4026.