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Lynne Halem

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37 Walnut St., Suite 220
Wellesley Hills, MA 02481
USA
781-239-1600
Fax: 781-239-0404

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Description of Practice

The Centre for Mediation & Dispute Resolution is under the directorship of Lynne C. Halem. Dr. Halem has worked in the mediation field since 1982 and is a Certified Divorce and Family Mediator by the Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation. Our focus and approach enable people with a conflict to openly discuss, through directed means, creative solutions for resolving disputes, including, but not limited to, separation, divorce, post-divorce agreements, prenuptial agreements, child custody and parenting issues, trust and estate disputes, business conflicts, and family business planning. She is on the Family Dispute Service Panel of the American Arbitration Association and a past board member of the Divorce Center, Inc. She has been featured in Boston Globe and Boston Herald articles on divorce mediation and dispute resolution and has appeared on numerous television and radio programs as an expert in the field of mediation and alternative dispute resolution. Dr. Halem is a recognized specialist in family policy and family law with a masters degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a doctorate from Harvard University. She is the author of two scholarly books on divorce: Divorce Reform: Changing Legal and Social Perspectives (Free Press of Macmillan, 1980), a featured selection of the Lawyers' Literary Club, and Separated and Divorced Women (Greenwood Press, 1982), a Choice book of the year selection for academic excellence. She has served as a consultant to corporations in the public and private sectors and taught at various colleges and universities.

Professional Background

Dr. Halem is a recognized specialist in family policy and family law with a masters degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a doctorate from Harvard University.

Experience

The Centre for Mediation and Dispute Resolution is under the directorship of Lynne C. Halem. Dr. Halem has worked in the mediation field since 1982 and is a Certified Divorce and Family Mediator by the Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation. For more information, please visit our website at www.bostonmediation.com or call us at 781-239-1600.

Approach

Our strength lies in empowering our clients, through education and involvement, an empowerment grounded in a concrete understanding of the issues to be resolved and the choices to be considered. Our agreements are widely praised for their clarity and attention to detail, for creating a through and thoughtful roadmap to guide you now and in the future.

Fees

The Centre offers a panel of mediators with fees ranging from $225.00 to $330.00 per hour depending on the mediator.

Other Information

We at CMDR have provided services tailored to individual situations to meet personalized needs of clients mediating separation agreements, divorce agreements, child custody and parenting agreements, and marital agreements, including prenuptial and postnuptial agreements. Divorce Mediation offers an alternative that ensures that all parties and children emerge whole and protected.

Areas of Practice

  • Adult Family
  • Business
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • Elder
  • Employment
  • Estate Planning
  • Family
  • General
  • Labor - Management
  • Landlord - Tenant
  • LGBT
  • Marital Mediation
  • Online Mediation
  • Partnership
  • Professional Fees
  • Real Estate
  • Special Education
  • Workplace

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Facilitator
  • Online Mediator