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

2/26/18: Diffusing Bad Faith Mediation Threats, led by Sally Cimini and Carole Katz (1 Substantive CLE credit)

GO CO: The Who, What, When, Where and Whys of Co-Mediation, led by Karen Engro and Jason Byron (1 Substantive CLE credit) 

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 October-June. Meetings are from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm in Room 218. 

Upcoming Meetings:

1/4/18: Entrenched Postseparation Parenting Disputes: The Role of Interparental Hatred”,  based on the July 2017 AFCC Family Court Review article, led by Patti Henk. 



Beginning in September 2017, through May 2018, we will begin a series called, "Ask the Experts: What Mediators Want to Know."

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


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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