Carol Betts
Carol D. Betts Family Law & Mediation PLLC

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400 112th Ave NE
Suite 240
Bellevue, WA 98004
USA
425-635-7737
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Description of Practice

As an attorney and a mediator, I help divorcing couples resolve property, support and parenting issues by agreement. Traditional litigation processes tend to feed and escalate conflict. I feel people are better served by maintaining control over results and managing conflict in a way that engages rather than divides. Since 2007, I've focused my practice on client centered alternatives to litigation including mediation and Collaborative Law process. A successful outcome begins with identifying your interests, needs and goals. Skilled communication moves the process forward. Agreements are made when needs and interests are met.

Training

Dates    Trainer(s)    Title   
03/2007    King County Dispute Resolution Center    Basic Mediation Training - 40 hours
10/2007    King County Dispute Resolution Center    Communication and Negotiation Skills for Collaborative Practitioners - 32 hours
6/2007    King County Collaborative Law    Basic Collaborative Law Training - 15 hours
2011    Seattle Collaborative Law Training Group    Collaborative Law Intermediate Skills - 7.5 hours
3/2012    Seattle University    Collaborative Negotiators - Interest Based Negotiation - 3 hours
3/2012    Bill Eddy    Working with High Conflict People in Mediation - 3 hours
4/2014    King County DRC    Child Informed Mediation - 16 hours
3/2015    Robin Amadei - Bellevue Neighborhood Mediation Program    Conflict Coaching - 21 hours

Areas of Practice

  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • Family
  • LGBT
  • Prenuptial

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Representational Lawyer
  • Conflict Coach
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Collaborative Professional
  • Mediation Consultant

This dispute resolution professional keeps liability insurance.