Forrest Mosten

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11455 El Camino Real, Suite 400
San Diego, CA 92130

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Description of Practice

This Mediator is Certified
Certified Family Law Specialist and Author of Collaborative Divorce Handbook and Building a Successful Collaborative Practice. Trainer in interdisciplinary team building and advanced collaborative skills. Member of Member of San Diego Bar Association, Collaborative Family Law Group of San Diego, Divorce Solutions of Orange County (Honorary Member), and International Academy of Collaborative Professionals.

Professional Background

Mediator in private practice since 1979. In continual training and train mediators as well as mediator trainers


Extensive experience in complex issues with high conflict dynamics. Have pioneered use of Pre-Mediation Sessions, Confidential Mini-Evaluations; Use of Mediator Proposals; and Strategic Mediation from Facilitative to Evaluative Approaches. Mediate Solo or in co-mediation teams.


JD UCLA ; AB UC Riverside (Phi Beta Kappa)


Dates    Trainer(s)    Title   
        Continual Training since 1979


Informed consent of parties, attorneys, and other professionals are key elements to my practice. I work on prevention of future conflict in addition to resolving current disputes. Known for creative solutions based on exploration of options keyed to needs of the parties. Flexible in format and in approach based on issues and parties involved.


No advance deposit required if pre-authorized credit card. Sliding Scale.

Areas of Practice

  • Adult Family
  • Business
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • Education
  • Family
  • Marital Mediation
  • Partnership
  • Prenuptial
  • Probate
  • Real Estate

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Collaborative Professional
  • Facilitator
  • Online Mediator
  • Parenting Coordinator
  • Advanced Mediation Trainer
  • Systems Designer
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Representational Lawyer

References available upon request.

This dispute resolution professional keeps professional liability insurance.