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 Countysort ascending Judicial District SADR Trained Mediation Center Affiliation(s)
Larry Scherer Lincoln Lancaster 3 Yes Private
The Mediation Center
Sharyl Schaepe Hickman Lancaster 3 Yes Private
The Mediation Center
The Resolution Center
Laura Edmonds Beatrice Lancaster 1, 2, 5 Yes The Resolution Center
The Mediation Center
Jeffrey Beck Lincoln Lancaster 3 No The Mediation Center
The Resolution Center
Mary Bruning Lincoln Lancaster 3 Yes The Mediation Center
Debra Knight Lincoln Lancaster 3 Yes Private
The Mediation Center
Bruce Sandhorst Lincoln Lancaster 3 Yes The Mediation Center
Kathryn Bellman Lincoln Lancaster 3 Yes The Mediation Center
Stephanie Hupp Lincoln Lancaster 3 No The Mediation Center
Mary Broomfield Lincoln Lancaster 3 No The Mediation Center
Melanie Kirk Lincoln Lancaster 3 Yes Private
The Mediation Center
Linda Sanchez-Masi Lincoln Lancaster 3 No Private
The Mediation Center
James Harvey Lincoln Lancaster 3 Yes The Mediation Center
Private
David Hubbard JD Lincoln Lancaster 3 Yes Private
The Mediation Center
Farah Greenwald Lincoln Lancaster 1, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11 No Central Mediation Center
Lesa Newell Kimball Kimball 11, 12 Yes Mediation West
Central Mediation Center
Karisa Johnson Kearney Kearney 2, 4 Yes Douglas County DCCMS
Private
Concord Mediation Center
Jeffrey Ensz Minden Kearney 1, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11 No Central Mediation Center
Private
Mary Ann Partin Steele City Jefferson 1, 2, 5 No The Resolution Center
Keri Matschullat Page Holt 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Yes Nebraska Mediation Center
Susan Koenig Grand Island Hall 1, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11 No Central Mediation Center
Vincent Dowding Grand Island Hall 1, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11 No Private
Kelly Riley Beatrice Gage 1 Yes The Resolution Center
Stephanie Clark Beatrice Gage 1 No The Resolution Center
Gary Thompson Beatrice Gage 1, 2, 3, 5 No The Mediation Center
The Resolution Center
Sharon Schmidt Beatrice Gage 1 Yes The Resolution Center
Mary Troyer-Miller Shickley Fillmore 1, 2, 5 Yes Central Mediation Center
Debra Blue Omaha Douglas 2, 4 Yes Concord Mediation Center
Douglas County DCCMS
Private
Robin Owdom Omaha Douglas 5, 6, 7, 8 Yes Nebraska Mediation Center
Private
Lorin Galvin Omaha Douglas 4 Yes Douglas County DCCMS
Shereen Bingham Omaha Douglas 2, 4 Yes Concord Mediation Center
Private
Gretta Crisman Omaha Douglas 4 No Concord Mediation Center
Private
Leif Yourston Omaha Douglas 2, 4 Yes Douglas County DCCMS
Dorothy Richardson Omaha Douglas 2, 4 No Concord Mediation Center
Private
Ann Moshman Omaha Douglas 4 No Private
Kathryn Welsh Omaha Douglas 2, 4 Yes Concord Mediation Center
Private
Linda Petersen Omaha Douglas 2, 4 Yes Concord Mediation Center
Private
Sophie Goldsmith Omaha Douglas 2, 4 No Concord Mediation Center
Private
Beth Benjamin-Alvarado Omaha Douglas 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Yes Concord Mediation Center
Nebraska Mediation Center
The Mediation Center
Private
Michael Milone Omaha Douglas 3, 4 No Private
The Mediation Center
Andrew Karr Omaha Douglas 4 No Concord Mediation Center
Paula Albert Omaha Douglas 4 No Douglas County DCCMS
Kristin Contryman Omaha Douglas 2, 4 Yes Private
Douglas County DCCMS
Jay Wilson Omaha Douglas 2, 4 Yes Concord Mediation Center
Lillian Miranda Omaha Douglas 4 Yes Douglas County DCCMS
Shurie Graeve Omaha Douglas 2, 4 No Concord Mediation Center
Private
Douglas County DCCMS
Teresa Walsh Omaha Douglas 4 Yes Douglas County DCCMS
Jodie McGill Omaha Douglas 4 No Private
Douglas County DCCMS
Lynne Fees Omaha Douglas 4 Yes Private
Concord Mediation Center
Douglas County DCCMS
Ryan Forrest Omaha Douglas 4 No Private

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