Forrest “Woody” Mosten has an international reputation for high quality Mediation and Collaborative training from introductory courses to advanced supervision for highly experienced peacemakers. He maintains an intense focus on cutting edge issues in law and the craft of conflict resolution skill building, and enjoys helping other professionals build their own profitable practices. Woody trains mediators and collaborative professionals worldwide and presents as a conference keynote speaker for courts, bar associations and other professional organizations.
Woody is in mediation and collaborative law practice in San Diego and Beverly Hills. He is is a Certified Family Law Specialist who focuses on serving as a neutral mediator, consulting lawyer for mediation participants, and is known as the “Father” of unbundled legal services. He specializes on resolving disputes involving complex issues and high conflict parties.
Woody is the author of The Complete Guide to Mediation 2nd Edition (ABA, 2015), Unbundling Legal Services (ABA, 2017), Mediation Career Guide (Jossey-Bass, 2001), Collaborative Divorce Handbook (Jossey-Bass, 2010)and Building a Successful Collaborative Practice (ABA, 2018).
Woody has been honored by the ABA, LA County Bar Association, Beverly Hills Bar Association, Southern California Mediation Association, New York Council of Divorce Mediation, and Academy of Professional Family Mediators.
He is a member of the San Diego and Los Angeles Bar Associations, International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, San Diego, Los Angeles and Orange County Collaborative Law Groups, and the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts.
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Forrest (Woody) Mosten has been a mediator in private practice since 1979 and is a Collaborative Family Lawyer who specializes in negotiating fair settlements based on informed client consent.
Mr. Mosten is Offering Online Mediation and Legal Consultations. Sliding Scale Fees Available. Free Hour Meeting for First Responders, Essential Workers and Their Families.