Since 2013, Colleen has worked exclusively as a neutral, mediating a wide variety of cases to a resolution.
Colleen is a member of the Academy of Distinguished Neutrals, an invitation only group of peer reviewed mediators and arbitrators. She is one of only 15 attorneys in the state who are members.
Aside from her 30+ years of experience as a litigator, Colleen added tools to assist her in helping the parties keep control of the outcome of their cases through formal training as a mediator at both the University of Washington Law School and at the Strauss Institute for Dispute Resolution, the highly regarded program offered through Pepperdine University Law School.
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