Mediation Council of Western Pennsylvania

MCWP Roundtables

Mediation Council of Western Pennsylvania hosts bimonthly roundtables on a variety of interesting mediation topics. Roundtables generally take place from 5:45-6:45 pm at the Leech Tishman offices located at 525 William Penn Place, 29th Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15219.
Roundtables are free to members and $20 for non-members, and generally provide attendees with 1 CLE credit.
A descriptive flyer about the 2018 Downtown Roundtable Series is available by clicking here

6/18/18: Good Mediators Ask GREAT Questions, led by Jennefer Handke (1 Substantive CLE credit) 

8/20/18: Is a Mediator Like a Bus?: How Legal Ethics May Inform the Question of Case Discrimination by Mediators, led by Judi Teeter (1 Ethics CLE credit) 

10/15/18: Restorative Justice and Victim Offender Dialogue, led by Bev Ross and Dawn Lehman (1 Substantive CLE credit) 

12/17/18 (TBD): Apology in Mediation through the Lens of Divorce and Medical Malpractice, led by Chaton Turner and Selina Shultz (1 Substantive CLE credit) 



Family Mediation Forum

The Family Mediation Forum generally meets the first Thursday of every other month at the Children's Institute in Squirrel Hill, Room 218, 1405 Shady Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217, from September-June. Meetings are from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm in Room 218. 

Upcoming Meetings:

9-6-18: Bernie Behrend: Considering Time as a Tool for Custody

11-8-18: Janice Seidenfeld: State of PA Special Education Mediation Program

1-3-19: Janet Bouma: New Tax Code and it's Impact on Divorce Mediation

3-7-19: Susan Tanzer: Issues that Arise in Co-Parenting when One Parent Has Gone Through Sexual Re-Assignment

5-2 19: Topic to be announced

Any questions, please contact Susan Tanzer at: (412) 708-9907.


2018 Conflict Resolution Day 

Please save the date for our annual Conflict Resolution Day event, which will take place on Thursday, October 25, 2018. This year's event will honor Ann Begler. 


MCWP Board Meetings 

The MCWP Board generally meets on the 3rd Monday of every other month at 5:30 pm. The meetings take place in Leech Tishman's Pittsburgh office-- 525 William Penn Place, Anthony P. Leech Conference Room, 29th Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15219.  

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