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.

Namesort ascending City County Judicial District SADR Trained Mediation Center Affiliation(s)
William Warnes Papillion Sarpy 2, 4 Yes Private
Wesley Dodge Omaha Douglas 4 No Douglas County DCCMS
Vincent Dowding Grand Island Hall 1, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11 No Private
Tiffany Thompson Omaha Douglas 3, 4 No The Mediation Center
Theresa Loughran Omaha Douglas 2, 4 Yes Douglas County DCCMS
Terry Neddenriep Lincoln Lancaster 2 No The Mediation Center
Teresa Walsh Omaha Douglas 4 Yes Douglas County DCCMS
Suzan Covolik-Schulz Lincoln Lancaster 3 No Private
The Mediation Center
Susan Koenig Grand Island Hall 1, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11 No Central Mediation Center
Steven Flodman Lincoln Lancaster 3 No Private
The Mediation Center
Stephanie Hupp Lincoln Lancaster 3 No The Mediation Center
Stephanie Clark Beatrice Gage 1 No The Resolution Center
Stefanie Flodman Lincoln Lancaster 3 No Private
The Mediation Center
Stacey Petersen Omaha Douglas 2, 4 No Private
Sovida Tran Lincoln Lancaster 3 No The Mediation Center
Sophie Goldsmith Omaha Douglas 2, 4 No Concord Mediation Center
Private
Shurie Graeve Omaha Douglas 2, 4 No Concord Mediation Center
Private
Douglas County DCCMS
Shereen Bingham Omaha Douglas 2, 4 Yes Concord Mediation Center
Private
Sheila Hubbard York York 1, 3, 5, 9 No The Mediation Center
Private
Sheila Cole Omaha Douglas 3, 4 Yes Concord Mediation Center
The Mediation Center
The Resolution Center
Sharyl Schaepe Hickman Lancaster 3 Yes Private
The Mediation Center
The Resolution Center
Sharon Schmidt Beatrice Gage 1 Yes The Resolution Center
Shannon Palmer Lincoln Lancaster 3 No The Mediation Center
Scot Fransk Kearney Buffalo 1, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11 Yes Central Mediation Center
Sarah Voss Omaha Douglas 2, 4 No Concord Mediation Center
The Mediation Center
Sandra Edler Fremont Dodge 5, 6, 7, 8 No Nebraska Mediation Center
Samantha Gilkerson Alliance Box Butte 11, 12 No Mediation West
Sally Rasmussen Lincoln Lancaster 3 No Private
The Mediation Center
Ryan Forrest Omaha Douglas 4 No Private
Rosa Soto Omaha Douglas 4 Yes Douglas County DCCMS
Robin Owdom Omaha Douglas 5, 6, 7, 8 Yes Nebraska Mediation Center
Private
Robert Rhodes Hastings Adams 1, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11 No Central Mediation Center
Robert Lindemeier North Platte Lincoln 1, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Yes Central Mediation Center
Private
Robert Davis Omaha Douglas 2, 4 No Concord Mediation Center
Private
Rick Vest Ashland Saunders 1, 2, 5 Yes The Resolution Center
The Mediation Center
Richard Sievers Lincoln Lancaster 3 No Private
Paula Welke Long Pine Brown 5, 6, 7, 8 Yes Nebraska Mediation Center
Paula Albert Omaha Douglas 4 No Douglas County DCCMS
Patrick Reefe Gretna Sarpy 2 Yes Douglas County DCCMS
Patricia Reyes-Covalt Kearney Buffalo 1, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11 No Central Mediation Center
Patricia Lamberty Omaha Douglas 4 No Private
Patricia Kelley Omaha Douglas 4 Yes Douglas County DCCMS
Patricia Brady Neligh Antelope 5, 6, 7, 8 Yes Nebraska Mediation Center
Nicholas Froeschl Lincoln Lancaster 3 No The Mediation Center
Private
Mona Callies Lincoln Lancaster 3 No Private
The Mediation Center
Michele Novotny Omaha Sarpy 2, 4 Yes Private
Douglas County DCCMS
Michaela Tallman Omaha Douglas 2, 4 No Private
Michael Milone Omaha Douglas 3, 4 No Private
The Mediation Center
Melissa Johnson Omaha Douglas 1, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11 Yes Central Mediation Center
Melanie Kirk Lincoln Lancaster 3 Yes Private
The Mediation Center

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