Approved Mediators List

Approved Mediators List

Approved Parenting Act Mediators are those approved by ODR, on behalf of the State Court Administrator, who have met statutory and policy requirements including mediator training, continuing education, and apprenticeship standards; who agree to adhere to the Nebraska Standards of Practice and Ethics for Family Mediators; who demonstrate and maintain an active status as a Parenting Act mediator; and who have passed a background check. Are you interested in becoming an approved Parenting Act mediator? Check out the Parenting Act Mediator Information page.

Each mediator included in The List of Approved Parenting Act Mediators has met the criteria listed above, based upon his or her application and as determined by ODR.

Referral Process

a) To make a referral for parenting plan mediation with approved mediators who are affiliated with one of the six Nebraska ODR-approved Mediation Centers or with the Douglas County District Court Conciliation and Mediation Office, contact that mediation center or office directly. Links to those organizations are provided next to each affiliated mediator’s name.

b) To make a referral for parenting plan mediation with approved mediators in private practice, contact that individual directly. Links to their contact information are provided for each private mediator.

Name City County Judicial District SADR Trainedsort ascending Mediation Center Affiliation(s)
Teresa Walsh Omaha Douglas 4 Yes Douglas County DCCMS
Jenise Brown Fremont Dodge 5, 6, 7, 8 Yes Private
Leif Yourston Omaha Douglas 2, 4 Yes Douglas County DCCMS
Lynne Fees Omaha Douglas 4 Yes Private
Concord Mediation Center
Douglas County DCCMS
Kendra Uphoff Scottsbluff Scotts Bluff 11, 12 Yes Mediation West
Melissa Johnson Kearney Buffalo 5, 8, 9, 10, 11 Yes Central Mediation Center
Kathryn Welsh Omaha Douglas 2, 4 Yes Concord Mediation Center
Private
Cindy Tierney Omaha Douglas 2, 4 Yes Concord Mediation Center
Private
Kimberly Booth Omaha Douglas 4 Yes Douglas County DCCMS
Private
Paula Welke Long Pine Brown 5, 6, 7, 8 Yes Nebraska Mediation Center
Kimberly Mitchell Fremont Dodge 5, 6, 7, 8 Yes Nebraska Mediation Center
Karisa Johnson Kearney Kearney 2, 4 Yes Douglas County DCCMS
Private
Concord Mediation Center
Jane Martin-Hoffman Fremont Dodge 5, 6, 7, 8 Yes Nebraska Mediation Center
Elizabeth Stuht Borchers Omaha Douglas 4 Yes Douglas County DCCMS
Lillian Miranda Omaha Douglas 4 Yes Douglas County DCCMS
Charles Lieske Scottsbluff Scotts Bluff 12 Yes Mediation West
Patricia Kelley Omaha Douglas 4 Yes Douglas County DCCMS
Laura Edmonds Beatrice Lancaster 1, 2, 5 Yes The Resolution Center
The Mediation Center
Rosa Soto Omaha Douglas 4 Yes Douglas County DCCMS
Mary Bruning Lincoln Lancaster 3 Yes The Mediation Center
Rick Vest Ashland Saunders 1, 2, 5 Yes The Resolution Center
The Mediation Center
Casey Karges Lincoln Lancaster 3 Yes The Mediation Center
Heather Sikyta Ord Valley 1, 5, 9, 10, 11 Yes Central Mediation Center
Keri Matschullat Page Holt 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Yes Nebraska Mediation Center
Kathryn Bellman Lincoln Lancaster 3 Yes The Mediation Center
Sharyl Schaepe Hickman Lancaster 3 Yes Private
The Mediation Center
The Resolution Center
Marcia Little Lincoln Lancaster 3 Yes The Mediation Center
Karen Vervaecke Omaha Douglas 2, 4 Yes Concord Mediation Center
Private
Douglas County DCCMS
Elizabeth Jorgenson Gothenburg Dawson 8, 9, 10, 11 Yes Central Mediation Center
Private
Kim Rech Norfolk Madison 5, 6, 7, 8 Yes Nebraska Mediation Center
Sheila Cole Omaha Douglas 3, 4 Yes Concord Mediation Center
The Mediation Center
The Resolution Center
Patricia Brady Neligh Antelope 5, 6, 7, 8 Yes Nebraska Mediation Center
Bruce Sandhorst Lincoln Lancaster 3 Yes The Mediation Center
Charlotte Griffith Columbus Platte 5, 6, 7, 8 Yes Private
James Shaul Papillion Sarpy 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Yes Douglas County DCCMS
Private
Beth Mares DeWitt Saline 1 Yes The Resolution Center
The Mediation Center
Amber Ayres Omaha Douglas 4 Yes Private
Douglas County DCCMS
Lynnette Boyle Omaha Douglas 4 Yes Private
Douglas County DCCMS
Lesa Newell Kimball Kimball 11, 12 Yes Mediation West
Central Mediation Center
Larry Scherer Lincoln Lancaster 3 Yes Private
The Mediation Center
David Holcomb Omaha Douglas 2, 3, 4, 6 Yes Douglas County DCCMS
Private
Sharon Schmidt Beatrice Gage 1 Yes The Resolution Center
Joan Garvey Omaha Douglas 2, 4 Yes Concord Mediation Center
Private
Douglas County DCCMS
Brooke Boyer Fremont Dodge 5, 6, 7, 8 Yes Nebraska Mediation Center
Kristine Roberts Fremont Dodge 2, 4, 6 Yes Nebraska Mediation Center
Concord Mediation Center
Michele Novotny Omaha Sarpy 2, 4 Yes Private
Douglas County DCCMS
James Harvey Lincoln Lancaster 3 Yes The Mediation Center
Private
Catherine Saeger Fremont Dodge 5, 6, 7, 8 Yes Nebraska Mediation Center
Elizabeth Mary Troyer-Miller Kearney Buffalo 5, 8, 9, 11 Yes Central Mediation Center
Lorin Galvin Omaha Douglas 4 Yes Douglas County DCCMS

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