How to Choose a Mediator with Michael Becker

  Michael Becker offers guidance on how to select a mediator, whether your mediator should be a lawyer and/or family therapist, the benefits of experience and other considerations in making this important decision.

Michael Becker offers guidance on how to select a mediator, whether your mediator should be a lawyer and/or family therapist, the benefits of experience and other considerations in making this important decision.

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About Michael Becker

www.michaelbecker.net

Michael Becker is the most experienced divorce mediator in Fairfield County. He has also maintained a full-time divorce mediation practice for longer than anyone else in Connecticut.

Michael brings a unique combination of professional expertise to help you:

  • Attorney — with almost 25 years experience who can help you understand the legal issues

  • Accounting Degree — with knowledge and experience in personal finance and tax issues

  • Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy — which equips him with the tools to reduce conflict

  • Adjunct Professor — formerly at University of Connecticut Law School, Quinnipiac University Law School and Fairfield University’s Marriage and Family Therapy Master’s Degree Program, who can help you to understand money matters, family issues and the legal process

Michael is an Association for Conflict Resolution Advanced Practitioner — a status attained by a very small percentage of members. He is a founding Director and two-time Past-President of the Connecticut Council for Divorce Mediation, and served on the Council’s committee which wrote its Standards of Practice.

Michael has written for and been featured in numerous legal, financial and family-related publications, including Connecticut magazine, the American Journal of Family LawFinancial Planning magazine, the Connecticut Post and The Connecticut Family Lawyer.

Michael holds licenses to practice law in both New York and Connecticut. He is a James W. Cooper Fellow of the Connecticut Bar Foundation and a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.