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Lynn MacBeth

Services include mediation of divorce, business, and civil cases. Attorney and mediator for over 30 years and over 10,000 cases mediated. Emphasis on needs of clients to streamline the process, save money and time and limit role of attorneys. Also provide 40 hour Basic Mediation Training approved by the Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR) Academy of Family Mediators. Training meets the training requirement of Pa. R.C.P. 1940.4.

Chatham University & Univ of Pittsburgh law school. Adjunct Professor Duquesne University School of Law. Author of textbook The Art of Family Mediation: Theory and Practice, 2d edition (2015)Former Officer & director of Mediation Council of Western Pa & editor of Mediation News. Advanced Practitioner of ACR, Provider of ACR-approved mediation training. Certificate in Gestalt Therapy from the Gestalt Institute of New England

ADR Experience

Successful resolution of thousands of disputes in areas of child custody, financial and divorce matters, business disputes, lawsuits involving injuries, torts, contracts, civil rights, and workplace issues. Contract mediator with EEOC and U.S. Postal Service Redress Program, Custody Mediator for Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas, Generations Program.


Comprehensive approach that informs and empowers clients, addressing clients’ needs and concerns while providing guidance regarding the legal areas that must be covered. Attention to clients’ desire to save costs, time, and avoid trial.


Juris Doctor, University of Pittsburgh School of Law
B.A.English, Chatham University
Masters of Professional Counseling, Carlow University, 2018
Certificate (Two-Year) Gestalt Institute of New England

Areas Of Practice

  • ADA
  • Adult Family
  • Business
  • Civil (general)
  • Commercial
  • Contracts
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • EEOC
  • Employment
  • Family
  • General
  • Insurance
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Online Mediation
  • Organizational
  • Partnership
  • Personal Injury
  • Postal Service
  • Probate
  • Real Estate
  • Workplace

Additional Services

  • Advanced Mediation Trainer
  • Facilitator
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Mediation Trainer

Fees and Provisos

Hourly rate negotiable, group and flat rates available.

Liability Insurance

  • Yes

Professional Associations

  • ACR - Assoc. for Conflict Resolution
  • AFM AP - ACR Acad. Family Mediators AP