Professional Details

Patricia J. Donahue, JD
Certified
Senior MediatorSenior MediatorSenior Mediator

PJD Mediation, LLC

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2801 Youngfield St.
Suite 300
Golden, CO 80401
USA
(303) 919-3553

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Description of Practice

This Mediator is Certified
ATTORNEY-MEDIATOR dedicated to helping people reach workable and reasonable solutions to their conflicts without going to court. I provide conflict resolution services for all family issues including divorce, custody, parenting time, child support, and post divorce matters.

Professional Background

1997: Graduated with honors from William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, MN. 1998 to present: Attorney-Mediator specializing in the area of family law. 1987: Graduate of the University of Akron, Akron, OH; Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing. 2013: Certified Divorce Financial Analyst.

Experience

Advanced training in mediation and collaborative law; experience with all types of domestic/family issues; juvenile/offender issues; Dependency and Neglect cases, and small claims issues. I mediate on average, between 300 and 400 cases per year.

Degrees

1987, Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) 1997, Juris Doctor (JD) 2013, Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA)

Training

Dates    Trainer(s)    Title   
4-15-16    CO State Court Administrator's Office    Mediating Domestic Relations Cases in Colorado courts (8)
3-11-16    MDICCC    Substance Abuse: Domestic Relations Cases (8)
10-14, 15, 16-2015    Judy Mares Dixon     Advnaced Dispute Resolution Seminar (24)
4-17-2015    Coloado Bar Association    Maintenance: Judicial Perspective (1)
12-05-2014    CLECI    Famly Law Institute:Advanced (8)
2-28-2014    AFCC    Family Law: Detriment to CRT (7)
10-31-2013    CLECI    ADR Conference (6)
3-22-2013    BIDCC    Children Resist Sep (8)
11-21-2014    Colorado Bar Assoication    When PCDM goes too far (1)
3-3-2012    CASADE    CASA Collaborative Training (6)
8-8 to 28-2003    Colorado Bar Association CLE    Divorce Mediation Training (27)
2005    Arapahoe County Victim Offender Program    Victim Offender Mediation Training (40)
9-10-2004    CCMO    Communication Skills (8)
7-20-2004    Colorado Collaborative Law Professionals    Collaborative Family Law (7)
11-13-2002    Coloado Bar Association    Parental Responsibilities (11)
80802003    CLECI    Divo Media (27)
04-29-2016    Domestic Violence: Trauma on Children    Boulder IDC (7)
11-11-2016    Boulder IDC    Family Intervention (7)

Approach

I have a practical and compassionate approach to dispute resolution. Each person needs to be heard and needs to be treated fairly during the process. People also want to reach a resolution. As an attorney and a mediator I have the skills and legal knowledge to help people obtain workable solutions that resolve their disputes.

Fees

My current rate is $100 per party per hour.

Areas of Practice

  • Adult Family (2,400 mediated)
  • Community (60 mediated)
  • Divorce (all issues) (2,400 mediated)
  • Divorce (parenting) (2,400 mediated)
  • Family (2,400 mediated)
  • Landlord - Tenant (10 mediated)
  • Victim - Offender (5 mediated)

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Arbitrator
  • Mediator-Arbitrator

References available upon request.

This dispute resolution professional keeps liability insurance.