Marci Barrett and Cynthia Saffir
Family conversations, especially those about elder care, can be highly stressful and emotional. Our services are designed to make those discussions easier for your family, even when family members haven't spoken to each other in years. We will gently and professionally guide you, your adult siblings, and your parents through respectful, productive conversations to reach lasting agreements.
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Marci L. Barrett
Marci is a respected mediator, known for being a thoughtful listener and creative problem solver. She is an industry leader in the early resolution of family conflicts through mediation, facilitated family meetings and interpersonal communication strategies.
Loyola Law School Center for Conflict Resolution, Mediation Training
La Sierra University Center for Conflict Resolution, Essentials of Elder Family Mediation Training
Southern California Mediation Association, Elder Family Mediation Seminar
National Association of Insurance Professionals, Communicate with Confidence course and competition
University of Southern California School of Law, Juris Doctor awarded 1989
Admitted to State Bar of California, 1989
California State University Northridge, Bachelor of Arts 1986
Cynthia R. Saffir
Cynthia is highly regarded for her ability to bring together families in conflict. Her sensitivity and active listening skills make her stand out as an exceptional family meeting facilitator, elder care family mediator, and communication strategist.
Los Angeles County Bar Association, Dispute Resolution Services, Advanced Mediation Practicum
Equal Employment Opportunity Comm., Mediation Training
Amer. Institute of Mediation, Advanced Conflict Resolution Strategies
Straus Institute, Pepperdine Law School, Mediating the Litigated Case
L.A. City Attorney’s Office, Mediating Civil Harassment Disputes
Straus Institute, Pepperdine Law School, Cross-Cultural Conflict Resolution
Los Angeles County Bar Assn. Center for Civic Mediation, Elder Care Mediation Training
Straus Institute, Pepperdine Law School, Advanced Mediation Skills
La Sierra University/ARMS, Essentials of Elder Family Mediation Training
Financial Industry Regulatory Agency (FINRA), Arbitrator Training
Pepperdine University School of Law, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution/LASC Supplemental Training: Sharpening Your Mediation and Negotiation Skills
Center for Dispute Resolution (Kenneth Cloke), Mediation Training
Southern California Mediation Association, Elder Family Mediation Training
Elder Decisions: Adult Family Mediation Training
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles J.D. awarded 1980
Admitted to the State Bar of California, 1980 (inactive status)
University of California, Santa Cruz B.A. awarded 1976