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Melinda Milberg

Melinda Milberg provides comprehensive dispute resolution services, including mediation, arbitration, case evaluation, training and consultation. Melinda has provided commercial, employment, family and probate mediation and arbitration services since 1993, and has over thirty years experience as an attorney.

Over 37 years specializing in dispute resolution, employment law, business litigation, and estate planning. Appointed by Governor to the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine, serving as a hearing officer for physician discipline cases. As a Special Assistant Attorney General, worked on consent decrees for state schools. As instructor at Boston University School of Law, taught Legal Research and Writing.

ADR Experience

Metropolitan Mediation Services 32 hour training. Community Dispute Settlement Center Divorce mediation training 24 hours. Mediator on panel of CDSC, BMC, and Metro West Mediation Services. Certified family mediator with Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation. Serve as arbitrator on FINRA panel, and as Hearing Officer for Commonwealth Connector. Conduct private mediation, and through BBA and CDSC.


Melinda believes that each case is unique and requires a mediation approach tailored to that case. For some cases, an emphasis on improving communication and understanding between the parties is foremost, and in other cases, a specific resolution of a one-time conflict is important. Melinda’s emphasis is on listening to the parties.


Brandeis University, B.A. magna cum laude, 1974
Boston University School of Law, J.D. 1977

Areas Of Practice

  • ADA
  • Adult Family
  • Business
  • Civil (general)
  • Commercial
  • Contracts
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • EEOC
  • Employment
  • Family
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Online Mediation
  • Organizational
  • Partnership
  • Personal Injury
  • Probate
  • Real Estate
  • Workers Comp
  • Workplace

Additional Services

  • Advanced Mediation Trainer
  • Arbitrator
  • Collaborative Professional
  • Conflict Coach
  • Estate Planner
  • Fact-Finder
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Mediation Trainer
  • Mediator-Arbitrator
  • Online Arbitrator
  • Systems Designer

Fees and Provisos

Melinda generally charges $325 per hour depending on the type of case. Melinda is pleased to discuss possible mediation or arbitration of your case at no cost. A cancellation fee of 1/2 day may be charged if cancelled within 2 business days of mediation/hearing.

Liability Insurance

  • Yes

Professional Associations

  • AAA - American Arbitration Assoc.
  • ACR - Assoc. for Conflict Resolution
  • MCFM - Mass. Council of Family Mediation
  • FINRA - Financial Industry Regulatory Auth.