Susan Guthrie is recognized as one of the leading voices in online mediation in the world. She has been conducting her immensely popular training program in virtual and online mediation for dispute resolution professionals since 2018 and to date has helped almost 20,000 professionals to transition to virtual proceedings. She is passionate about continuing to help colleagues to ethically and practially provide their services in a virtual medium to insure that both professional and client have a superior experience.
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Susan Guthrie, nationally recognized as one of the Top Family Law Attorneys and Mediators in the country, has been helping individuals and families navigate separation and divorce for over 30 years. As one of the leading experts in online mediation in the world, Susan works with and trains other professionals in the practical and ethical considerations of conducting their mediations online through her business Learn to Mediate Online™ (www.learntomediateonline.com) which also provides trainings in marketing for professionals and other consulting services.
Susan is honored to serve on the Executive Council of the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Section of Dispute Resolution as the Budget Officer for the 2021-2022 Bar Year. Susan is also proud to be a member of the Board of Directors of the Southern California Mediation Association (SCMA).
Susan was recently awarded the prestigious L. Randolph Lowry Award from the Southern California Mediation Association for 2020 which is presented to a member of the dispute resolution community who has honored and inspired us through their passion and dedication to education in the field of dispute resolution. In addition, Susan was named to the Executive Committee of the newly formed Online Mediation Training Task Force, created to make recommendations regarding standards and practices in the field. Susan chaired both the Family and Elder Committe and the Online Mediation Marketing Commitees of the Task Force and authored the final reports of these Committees.
Susan is the creator and host of the iTunes top podcast, The Divorce & Beyond Podcast (www.divorceandbeyondpod.com) and recently launched The Learn to Mediate Online Podcast (www.learntomediateonline.podbean.com) for online mediation and dispute resolution professionals. (More information below)
Susan has recently been featured in media outlets such as CNBC, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Thrive Global, Eye on Chicago, WGN among others and is a frequent speaker and presenter at conferences, events and personal appearances world-wide. She is licensed to practice law in California, Connecticut and before the U. S. Supreme Court.
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