Together with co-authors Hon. Elizabeth Potter Scully and Lara Traum, Woody’s newest book, Effectively Representing Clients in Family Mediation, is now available for pre-order through the American Bar Association Section of Family Law! This book represents a must-read for all family law advocates who want to support their clients in respectfully and cooperatively restructure their […]
Mosten Guthrie Academy is happy to announce that both Woody and Susan are offering the opportunity to work with them in an individual coaching or consulting role in order to develop your skills, build your practice and make your professional dreams come true! Visit the website to learn more about this exciting opportunity!
Woody will lead a dialogue about how Collaborative Practice of the future will blend with other ADR options such as mediation and unbundling. Woody is recognized as the father of Unbundling and is one of the leading trainers of peacemakers, (including mediators and Collaborative professionals) in the world. CLIM Founder, Ron Ousky says it best: […]
Mosten Guthrie Academy is thrilled to announce that our esteemed leader and co-founder, Forrest (Woody) Mosten, has been named to the inaugural “Who’s Who in ADR” by ADR Times! As announced in the press release today: Forrest “Woody” Mosten, mediation pioneer and accomplished family collaborative lawyer of Mosten Mediation, bestselling author of numerous books, educator, and […]
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Susan recently had the opportunity to meet with the members of the National Association of Divorce Professionals at the invitation of Founder and CEO, Liz Becker! Susan shared some tips on ways that divorce professionals can incorporate technology to improve their practice and their client experience that are easily and quickly implemented to upgrade your […]
In the third episode of Michael and Karen Aurit‘s video podcast “Inside the Mediation Room,” devoted to hearing stories and insights from some of the world’s most experienced mediators and dispute resolvers. In this episode their guests are Susan Guthrie and Woody Mosten, co-founders of Mosten Guthrie Academy: https://mostenguthrie.com/
Takeaways from the Episode: Clients love the convenience of being online. If you make your services more readily available online you will see more clients come your way. Covid helped law firms realize the importance of having your online presence be highly visible. Clients will find you outdated if you make sure that all meetings […]
Learn more about Susan Guthrie’s backstory in this newly released interview with talk show host, Ronnie Deaver, of the Evolving with the Times (Family Lawyer Edition) Podcast! In this episode, Susan and Ronnie dive deep into Susan’s early career, industry trends she’s keeping track of, and her reflections from lessons learned throughout her career.
Distinguished Attorney Cary Lerman released his memoir in February, to critical acclaim. Of No Eccentric Whim: A Memoir About California Dreamin’ is an exquisitely written, coming of age memoir by noted lawyer Cary Lerman takes the reader back to a seemingly more innocent time during the 1950’s and 1960’s, when choices appeared clearer and dreams […]
Mosten Guthrie’s own Susan Guthrie was absolutely thrilled when friend and colleague, Laura Kaster asked her to provide a review of Bill Eddy’s ground-breaking new book, “Mediating High Conflict Disputes,” co-authored with Michael Lomax, for the New York Dispute Resolution Lawyer Magazine. The issue just came out and it is an honor to be on […]
On Friday we completed our first 4-day intensive co-parenting specialist program training focused on developing a child-centered practice that guides co-parents to make decisions around the needs of their children as they end their relationship. We applaud all of our participants for their dedication to placing children first and changing divorce for the better! We […]
Mosten Guthrie Academy’s own Susan Guthrie was interviewed this week on the Mediate.com Podcast! Here’s a description of the episode: In this episode, Susan Guthrie–family law attorney and mediator in the United States, expert in online mediation, and co-founder of the Mosten Guthrie Academy for Mediation and Collaborative Training–discusses the path for professional development for mediators. In […]
Our colleague and friend, David Hoffman, has recently written a brilliant blog for Boston Law Collaborative in which he urges all mediators and peacemaking professionals to do our part in combatting climate change: New Year’s Resolution: Combatting Climate Change – Boston Law Collaborative (blc.law)
New Year, New Practice! As we enter 2022, many dispute resolution and legal professionals are resolving to grow their business and elevate their practice and in Season Three opening episode of Learn to Mediate Online® Podcast, we have the information that you need to get started! In a special two-part episode, online mediation expert, Susan Guthrie is joined by Ronnie Deaver, […]
It is with deep sadness that we write to share the passing this week of our beloved friend and colleague, Connie Ahrons. Connie was an icon of our family law community. Her seminal books, The Good Divorce and We’re Still Family are used in practice and the training room. She was our teacher of family systems practice, therapist […]
Woody will be conducting a training with the Collaborative Divorce Professionals of Orange County on October 21, 2021. This training will be Live via Zoom and is open to all! Cost: CDSOC Members: $0.00 Nonmembers: $25.00 SPECIAL OFFER: Join CDSOC & receive the Member Price! Contact Patricia Van Haren about membership – firstname.lastname@example.org MCLE available
Mosten Guthrie Congratulates Bill Howe on His Receiving the Wallace P. Carson Outstanding Achievement Award
Bill Howe of Portland Oregon has been honored by the Oregon Supreme Court with its more prestigious award, Wallace P. Carson Outstanding Achievement Award. You can see the presentation by the Chief Justice of the Oregon Supreme Court and Bill’s acceptance at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=edk-8jHYSoI Bill and Woody Mosten have been friends and colleagues for over 30 years. […]
Woody and Susan love to answer questions and encourage conversations so join us on September 14th for a FREE hour long discussion on The Future of Online Mediation! We will focus on the recently released Online Mediation Training Task Force Final Report, Co-Authored by Woody and the Family & Elder Committee and Marketing Committee Reports authored by Susan. COME JOIN US!
Ever wondered where our own Woody Mosten’s passion for Mediation and Collaborative Law began? Find out in this interview! Woody had a great time discussing his origin story, industry trends he’s keeping track of, and sharing reflections from lessons learned throughout his career during his interview podcast episode hosted by Ronnie Deaver of Evolving With […]
Susan Guthrie Featured in the Annual Magazine of Gitarattan International Business School in Delhi, India
One of the best parts of being an educator and trainer in the field of mediation and family law is the opportunity to work with students and professionals not only in the United States, but also from countries far and wide. Susan recently enjoyed the opportunity to sit down with Param Bhamra for this interview […]
VWS #5 Tips for Successfully Producing Interactive Trainings for Your Practice Group. Quality online trainings can expand the reach and skill level of your practice group and create opportunities for practitioners where collaborative is just taking hold. With a focus on creating engaging, participatory trainings, you will learn about the tools, planning, administrative setup and strategies […]
“The Zoom genie has left the bottle and has no intention of returning.” ~ NADN Member Survey I am not surprised at all to hear that the vast majority of members of National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals report that they: * Find online mediation at least as effective as in-person* Plan to continue to offer online mediation […]
The Online Mediation Training Task Force recently completed several months of study, review, public forums and more to determine trends in online mediation and online mediation training with an eye to making recommnedations regarding best practices going forward.⠀⠀Task Force Chair, Forrest “Woody” Mosten and Jim Melamed have been reviewing the reports posted by the Task […]
Mosten Guthrie Academy is excited to be exhibiting at the 2021 ABA Section of Dispute Resolution Tech Expo during the week of July 12-16, 2021! Join us to learn how we can meet yourmediation and collaborative law training needs with a personalized, one-on-one demo appointment. The Expo will also offer educational programs, informational sessions, technology hot tips, entertainment, […]