Ms. Sally Pope is a private practitioner in New York City, with experience in family and divorce mediation, estate matters, family businesses, workplace disputes, and organizational conflicts. She is has taught mediation as an Adjunct Professor at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Brooklyn Law School and InterAmerican University School of Law, San Juan, Puerto Rico. She is currently an adjunct for intensive programs at Pepperdine and Hamline Law Schools. Ms. Pope is a certified trainer for the New York State Community Dispute Resolution Centers Program and has assisted the Brooklyn Mediation Center with evaluation of mediators and training as well as serving as a volunteer community mediator. Other training activities include the design of a certificate program in mediation for Long Island University, a number of mediation trainings for the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, other private trainings in New York City and Suffolk County, New York, and peer mediation training for the Student Network to Confront Racism at LaGuardia Community College in New York City. Former President of the Academy of Family Mediators, Ms. Pope is a frequent presenter at conferences and workshops. She is the author of "Inviting Fortuitous Events in Mediation: The Role of Empowerment and Recognition", Mediation Quarterly, Summer 1996, and has spoken about mediation on CNN Financial Network and Court TV.