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Nina Meierding, MS, JD
Nina Meierding, MS, JD

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Nina Meierding, MS, JD

Nina was a former civil litigator, a full-time mediator and trainer for over 25 years (4,000 cases) and is now a full-time professor and trainer. She provides customized training in negotiation, mediation, communication, creativity, and cross cultural and gender issues.

Distinguished Fellow – International Academy of Mediators, Past President of the Academy of Family Members, Past Board Member of the Association for Conflict Resolution, Adjunct Professor at Pepperdine University (over 20 years), Southern Methodist University (over 15 years)and Lipscomb University (over 6 years), Private practice mediator for over 25 years, Trainer in conflict resolution for almost 30 years.

ADR Experience

Full-time private mediation practice since 1986, approximately 4,000 cases. Formerly Director and Senior Mediator at the Mediation Center in Ventura, California.


Providing customized training to companies, non-profits, medical groups, school districts, local, state and government agencies throughout the United States and abroad. Strategic approaches to negotiation, communication and conflict resolution. Specialization in the area of gender and culture.


MS in Education
JD (law degree)
Certificate (17 units)in Dispute Resolution from Pepperdine University School of Law

Areas Of Practice

  • Civil (general)
  • Community
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • Employment
  • Family
  • Organizational
  • Partnership
  • Workplace

Additional Services

  • Advanced Mediation Trainer
  • Collaborative Professional
  • Communication Skills Trainer
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Mediation Trainer

Fees and Provisos

Daily training rates

Professional Associations

  • AFCC - Assoc. of Family & Conciliation Courts
  • ACR - Assoc. for Conflict Resolution
  • AFM AP - ACR Acad. Family Mediators AP