Approved Mediators List

Approved Mediators List

Approved Parenting Act Mediators are those approved by ODR, on behalf of the State Court Administrator, who have met statutory and policy requirements including mediator training, continuing education, and apprenticeship standards; who agree to adhere to the Nebraska Standards of Practice and Ethics for Family Mediators; who demonstrate and maintain an active status as a Parenting Act mediator; and who have passed a background check. Are you interested in becoming an approved Parenting Act mediator? Check out the Parenting Act Mediator Information page.

Each mediator included in The List of Approved Parenting Act Mediators has met the criteria listed above, based upon his or her application and as determined by ODR.

Referral Process

a) To make a referral for parenting plan mediation with approved mediators who are affiliated with one of the six Nebraska ODR-approved Mediation Centers or with the Douglas County District Court Conciliation and Mediation Office, contact that mediation center or office directly. Links to those organizations are provided next to each affiliated mediator’s name.

b) To make a referral for parenting plan mediation with approved mediators in private practice, contact that individual directly. Links to their contact information are provided for each private mediator.

Name City County Judicial District SADR Trained Mediation Center Affiliation(s)
Robin Owdom Omaha Douglas 5, 6, 7, 8 Yes Nebraska Mediation Center
Private
Shannon Palmer Lincoln Lancaster 3 No The Mediation Center
Mary Ann Partin Steele City Jefferson 1, 2, 5 No The Resolution Center
Linda Petersen Omaha Douglas 2, 4 Yes Concord Mediation Center
Private
Stacey Petersen Omaha Douglas 2, 4 No Private
Dayna Phillips Kearney Buffalo 1, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11 No Private
Chris Pomerleau Omaha 2, 4 No Private
Kay Prather Beloit Buffalo 10, 11 No Private
Sally Rasmussen Lincoln Lancaster 3 No Private
The Mediation Center
Kim Rech Norfolk Madison 5, 6, 7, 8 Yes Nebraska Mediation Center
Patrick Reefe Gretna Sarpy 2 Yes Douglas County DCCMS
Katy Reichert Scottsbluff Scotts Bluff 12 Yes Private
Mediation West
Patricia Reyes-Covalt Kearney Buffalo 1, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11 No Central Mediation Center
Robert Rhodes Hastings Adams 1, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11 No Central Mediation Center
Dorothy Richardson Omaha Douglas 2, 4 No Concord Mediation Center
Private
Mary Richter Kearney Buffalo 8, 9, 10, 11 No The Mediation Center
Private
Kelly Riley Beatrice Gage 1 Yes The Resolution Center
Kristine Roberts Fremont Dodge 2, 4, 6 Yes Nebraska Mediation Center
Concord Mediation Center
Jasen Rudolph Lexington Dawson 11 No Private
Catherine Saeger Fremont Dodge 5, 6, 7, 8 Yes Nebraska Mediation Center
Linda Sanchez-Masi Lincoln Lancaster 3 No Private
The Mediation Center
Bruce Sandhorst Lincoln Lancaster 3 Yes The Mediation Center
Sharyl Schaepe Hickman Lancaster 3 Yes Private
The Mediation Center
The Resolution Center
Larry Scherer Lincoln Lancaster 3 Yes Private
The Mediation Center
Sharon Schmidt Beatrice Gage 1 Yes The Resolution Center
Calynn M. Schuck Beatrice 1, 2, 5 No Private
The Resolution Center
James Shaul Papillion Sarpy 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Yes Douglas County DCCMS
Private
Richard Sievers Lincoln Lancaster 3 No Private
Heather Sikyta Ord Valley 1, 5, 9, 10, 11 Yes Central Mediation Center
Rosa Soto Omaha Douglas 4 Yes Douglas County DCCMS
Katherine Starace Lincoln Lancaster 3 No The Mediation Center
Elizabeth Stuht Borchers Omaha Douglas 4 Yes Douglas County DCCMS
Michaela Tallman Omaha Douglas 2, 4 No Private
Gary Thompson Beatrice Gage 1, 2, 3, 5 No The Mediation Center
The Resolution Center
Tiffany Thompson Omaha Douglas 3, 4 No The Mediation Center
Cindy Tierney Omaha Douglas 2, 4 Yes Concord Mediation Center
Private
Dalton W. Tietjen Lincoln Lancaster 3 No The Mediation Center
Sovida Tran Lincoln Lancaster 3 No The Mediation Center
Mary Troyer-Miller Shickley Fillmore 1, 2, 5 Yes Central Mediation Center
Kendra Uphoff Scottsbluff Scotts Bluff 11, 12 Yes Mediation West
Karen Vervaecke Omaha Douglas 2, 4 Yes Concord Mediation Center
Private
Douglas County DCCMS
Rick Vest Ashland Saunders 1, 2, 5 Yes The Resolution Center
The Mediation Center
Sarah Voss Omaha Douglas 2, 4 No Concord Mediation Center
The Mediation Center
Teresa Walsh Omaha Douglas 4 Yes Douglas County DCCMS
William Warnes Papillion Sarpy 2, 4 Yes Private
Corey Wasserburger Lincoln Lancaster 3 No Private
Debbra Weber Hastings Adams 1, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11 No Private
Deja Weber Omaha Douglas 4 No The Mediation Center
Paula Welke Long Pine Brown 5, 6, 7, 8 Yes Nebraska Mediation Center
Kathryn Welsh Omaha Douglas 2, 4 Yes Concord Mediation Center
Private

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