J. Mark Weiss

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100 W. Harrison Street, South Tower, Ste. 470
Seattle, WA 98119
USA
(206) 622-6707

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Description of Practice

Mark helps divorcing and separating clients resolve conflict so they can move forward in their lives. With over 29 years of experience helping divorcing families, and skilled in the financial and parenting sides of divorce, Mark can work to help you achieve agreements on property, child support, spousal maintenance, and parenting, among other issues. Mark's experience includes guiding and helping families with businesses, real estate questions, tax questions, and developing parenting plans. Mark is a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst(R) professional, a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, and the recipient of the 2005 Attorney of the Year award from the Washington State Bar Association's Family Law Section. He has been selected as a "Super Lawyer" by Washington Law & Politics magazine annually since 2007; and rated one of the "Top 25" family law attorneys by Washington Law & Politics magazine (Winter 2009 issue).

Professional Background

Mark has over 29 years of full-time experience practicing family law, and has worked in the fields as diverse as business formation, tax advice, construction law, real estate law, and estate planning. He is considered a leader in his field, and is one of the most experienced Collaborative lawyers in the Northwest. Mark is an author of multiple articles in professional publications, and a sought-after speaker and trainer among other professionals. For more information, go to Mark's website www.mark-weiss.com.

Experience

Mark is a full-time mediator and Collaborative Law attorney. He started work as a lawyer in 1987. Mark has worked as a mediator for nearly 20 years, and has actively developed skills through ongoing education and experience.

Degrees

Bachelor of Arts, 1982. Juris doctor, 1987. Certified Divorce Financial Analyst, 2017.

Training

Dates    Trainer(s)    Title   
2005    Kathy Rice    Basic mediation training, 40
2006    Kathy Rice    Family law mediation training, 24
2007    Erica Ariel Fox    Harvard Negotiation Insight Initiative, 16
2008    Ken Cloke    Mediation training, 8
2007    Chip Rose    Mediation and Collaborative Law, 8
2009    Ken Cloke    Workplace mediation workshop, 8
2009    Joan Goldsmith    Family law mediation, 8
2011    Sharon Strand Ellison    Taking the War Out of Our Words, 7
2011    Richard Cohen    Narrative Mediation, 16
various    various    Many workshops on Collaborative law and other

Approach

Mark works with clients to define the questions that need to be solved, then to proactively address the questions and resolve any disputes.

Fees

Please contact us.

Other Information

More information on our website.

Areas of Practice

  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • Family
  • Marital Mediation
  • Organizational

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Advanced Mediation Trainer
  • Communication Skills Trainer
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Mediation Trainer
  • Representational Lawyer
  • Strategic Planning
  • Certified Divorce Financial Analyst
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Collaborative Professional
  • Facilitator

References available upon request.

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