Senior Mediator

Senior MediatorThis mediator has at least 100 hours of mediation training, 500 hours of mediation experience, agrees to take part in at least 12 hours per year of continuing mediation education, and subscribes to's required standards of mediation practice.Featured Member

Sharon Eckstein

Provides Services Nationwide – Offering OnlIne Mediation

With over 20 years of alternative dispute resolution experience, and a diverse professional background as an attorney, a community leader, and an educator, I am uniquely qualified to work with you to manage conflict. Eckstein Conflict Resolution Services is a full service dispute resolution practice that offers mediation, facilitation, conflict coaching, arbitration, training and consultation..

ADR Experience

25 years of mediation experience —
AAA mediation panel;ACR Advanced practitioner employment/workplace; EEOC/ Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations mediation panel; Divorce and custody mediation roster PA Agricultural Mediation Program

20 years as adjunct professor of law and lecturer in law—
University of Pennsylvania Law School Mediation Clinic (2006 – present)
Temple University Beasley School of Law (1999-2003)

Trainer for organizations, workplaces, houses of worship, federal employees, human relations commissions, attorneys and paralegals..

Conflict management/dispute resolution systems design for non-profits and Human relations Commissions.

Former chair, Lower Merion Human Relations Commission
Board member, National Association for Community Mediation
Volumteer mediator, philadelphia Eviction Diversion Program
ABA Dispute Resolution Section


J.D., Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School

B.A, English, Queens College of the City University of New York (CUNY), summa cum laude

Areas Of Practice

  • ADA
  • Adoption
  • Adult Family
  • Agriculture & Ranching
  • Business
  • Civil (general)
  • Civil Rights (discrimination)
  • Civil Union Dissolution
  • Community
  • Congregational
  • Contracts
  • Cross Cultural
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • Education
  • EEOC
  • Elder
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment
  • Estate Planning
  • Evictions
  • Faith Based
  • Family
  • General
  • HOA
  • International
  • Land Use
  • Landlord - Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Marital Mediation
  • Neighbor to Neighbor
  • Non Profits
  • Online Family/Divorce
  • Online Mediation
  • Online Workplace
  • Organizational
  • Partnership
  • Police
  • Prenuptial
  • Probate
  • School/Education
  • Sexual Harrassment
  • Small Claims
  • Special Education
  • Victim - Offender
  • Workplace

Additional Services

  • Advanced Mediation Trainer
  • Arbitrator
  • Communication Skills Trainer
  • Conflict Coach
  • Facilitator
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Mediation Trainer
  • Mediator-Arbitrator
  • Parenting Coordinator
  • Representational Lawyer
  • Systems Designer

Fees and Provisos

Hourly rates as well as half day/full day rates offered.

Sliding scale to individuals and non-profits/community groups in order to provide greater access to mediation to all.

Liability Insurance

  • Yes

Professional Associations

  • ABA DR - ABA Section of DR
  • AAA - American Arbitration Assoc.
  • ACR - Assoc. for Conflict Resolution
  • NAFCM - Nat. Assoc. for Commun. Mediation
  • AAA - American Arbitration Association
  • ACR AWP - ACR Adv. Workplace Practioner
  • ACR Advanced Workplace Practitioner

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