Divorce and Family Mediation Program: Advanced

Trainees have the opportunity to observe and analyze cases mediated by a faculty member and seen through a one-way mirror and participate in the development of a comprehensive approach for each case. In addition, participants analyze video taped case material and engage in problem-solving discussions in advanced practice issues.

atty-marc-fleisherMarc Fleisher, JD, is a mediator and Collaborative Lawyer at Berkman, Bottger, Newman & Rodd. He has been teaching divorce mediation at the Ackerman Institute for the Family and at Brooklyn Law School since 1996. He is a co-founder of the New York Association of Collaborative Professionals and an Advanced Practitioner Member of the New York State Council of Divorce Mediation and of the New York Mediation Council of Greater New York.

elana-katzElana Katz, LCSW,
 is a senior faculty member at Ackerman where she teaches both family therapy and mediation. She has presented nationally and internationally on family therapy, mediation, and collaborative divorce coaching, and she’s been quoted on these topics by the New York Times, the Associated Press, and other media outlets, including National Public Radio.


Date: Begins, February 22, 2017 and ends May 3, 2017; 10 Wednesday sessions
No class, April 12, 2017
Time: 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m
Tuition: $1300
Continuing Education Credits: 20 (Continuing Legal Education Credits approved)

In keeping with the regulations for entities providing continuing legal education, attorneys working full-time in the nonprofit sector and meeting income criteria are eligible for a tuition discount.

For more information, or to register, contact:
Damaly Ferreira
212 879-4900, ext 111