Eileen Coen, J.D.
Eileen Coen Mediation, LLC

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Bethesda, MD 20817
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Description of Practice

This Mediator is Certified
A collaboratively trained attorney, Eileen devotes her practice exclusively to out-of-court resolution of family, separation and divorce matters, including: custody, property division, child support, spousal support, pre- and post-nuptial agreements, co-parenting and elder care issues. Eileen is also a trained conflict coach and consults with individuals when the other party is unable or unwilling to come to the mediation table.

Professional Background

Eileen is a Certified Mediator by the Maryland Council on Dispute Resolution (MCDR). She is an Assessor for MCDR’s performance-based certification program and currently serves as Chair of the Certification committee. She is a Professor of Law, teaching Mediation courses at the University of Baltimore. Formerly, Eileen was an attorney for the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) in Southeast Asia, gaining expertise in cross-cultural communication that is invaluable in her current mediation practice.


Eileen has been engaged in private mediation practice since 2005. Prior to founding Eileen Coen Mediation in Bethesda, Maryland, Eileen mediated hundreds of family and workplace cases in DC and Maryland courts and various public, private and government agencies, including Montgomery County District Court, Baltimore Circuit Court, DC Superior Court, the Maryland Commission on Human Relations, the Key Bridge Foundation, NASA and the US Department of Energy.

Eileen regularly presents on conflict resolution topics for local, national and international professional associations, including the Academy of Professional Family Mediators, Bar Associations, the Maryland Mediators Convention, the Maryland Council for Dispute Resolution, and continuing education for court ADR staff.


J.D., George Washington University Law School, 1990.
B.S., Journalism, cum laude, University of Maryland, 1986.

Other Information

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Areas of Practice

  • Adult Family
  • Cross Cultural
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • EEOC
  • Elder
  • Employment
  • Family
  • Marital Mediation
  • Parent-Teen
  • Prenuptial
  • Workplace

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Communication Skills Trainer
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Conflict Coach
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Collaborative Professional
  • Facilitator
  • Online Mediator
  • Mediation Trainer

References available upon request.

This dispute resolution professional keeps liability insurance.