Larry Gaughan was the Professional Director of Family Mediation of Greater Washington beginning in 1980. He was admitted to the Bar in Montana in 1957 and in Virginia in 1967. Larry was a full-time professor at three law schools, Virginia, Washington & Lee, and George Mason. He did a year in residence at the Georgetown Family Center in 1979-80, during the tenure of Murray Bowen, MD as director. As an attorney he had an AV® Preeminent™ rating and Top Rated Lawyer™ in the DC/Baltimore Area from Martindale-Hubbell. He was an Advanced Practitioner member of the Academy of Professional Family Mediators and a member of the national Professional Mediation Board of Standards. Larry is the founder of a public interest website on the divorce process, namely http://www.CreativeDivorce.net. He received the Distinguished Mediator of the Year Award for 2017 from the Virginia Mediation Network.