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Melinda Milberg

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220 North Main Street
Suite 301
Natick, MA 01760
USA
(508)655-6800
Fax: (508)653-0119

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Description of Practice

This Mediator is Certified
Melinda Milberg provides comprehensive dispute resolution services, including mediation, arbitration, case evaluation, training and consultation. Melinda has provided commercial, employment, family and probate mediation and arbitration services since 1993, and has over thirty years experience as an attorney.

Professional Background

Over 37 years specializing in dispute resolution, employment law, business litigation, and estate planning. Appointed by Governor to the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine, serving as a hearing officer for physician discipline cases. As a Special Assistant Attorney General, worked on consent decrees for state schools. As instructor at Boston University School of Law, taught Legal Research and Writing.

Experience

Metropolitan Mediation Services 32 hour training. Community Dispute Settlement Center Divorce mediation training 24 hours. Mediator on panel of CDSC, BMC, and Metro West Mediation Services. Certified family mediator with Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation. Serve as arbitrator on FINRA panel, and as Hearing Officer for Commonwealth Connector. Conduct private mediation, and through BBA and CDSC.

Degrees

Brandeis University, B.A. magna cum laude, 1974
Boston University School of Law, J.D. 1977

Approach

Melinda believes that each case is unique and requires a mediation approach tailored to that case. For some cases, an emphasis on improving communication and understanding between the parties is foremost, and in other cases, a specific resolution of a one-time conflict is important. Melinda's emphasis is on listening to the parties.

Fees

Melinda generally charges $325 per hour and $1800 per diem, depending on the type of case. Melinda is pleased to discuss possible mediation of your case at no cost. A cancellation fee of 1/2 day may be charged if cancelled within 2 business days of mediation/hearing.

Other Information

President of NE-ACR 2008-2009; Past President of Women's Bar Association;
Secretary and Board member of Metro West Mediation Services;
Publications include "Sexual Harassment: What You Can Do To Protect Your Firm From Liability", Law Firm Partnership and Benefits, June 1998; Co-author, CHAPTER 93A RIGHTS AND REMEDIES, MCLE, 1989.

Areas of Practice

  • ADA
  • Adult Family
  • Business
  • Civil (general)
  • Commercial
  • Contracts
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • EEOC
  • Employment
  • Family
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Online Mediation
  • Organizational
  • Partnership
  • Personal Injury
  • Probate
  • Real Estate
  • Workers Comp
  • Workplace

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Advanced Mediation Trainer
  • Systems Designer
  • Estate Planner
  • Conflict Coach
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Arbitrator
  • Collaborative Professional
  • Online Arbitrator
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Mediation Trainer
  • Mediator-Arbitrator
  • Fact-Finder

References

Loretta Attardo David Hoffman Hill & Barlow Myra Gordon BBA David Hoffman Boston Law Collaborative Gail Packer Community Dispute Settlement Center

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