Co-Parenting Mediation Mediators
The Co-Parenting Mediation Program maintains a small closed roster ofexpert mediators in the field of divorce, child custody and parent-time. Participation is by invitation only. Mediators are only added to the roster when a vacancy occurs, and are chosen based upon experience.
Below is a complete listing of the mediators working with our program. If you are scheduled to participate in mediation through our program, we ask that you please not contact your mediator ahead of time. Please direct all calls to the Co-Parenting Mediation Program.
If you are not scheduled to mediate through our program but would like to mediate privately with one of our co-parenting roster mediators listed below, their contact information is listed alphabetically at www.utcourts.gov/mediation/roster
Laura Hansen completed her Speech Communication degree with an emphasis in interpersonal communications and conflict resolution from the University of Utah in 2016. During her time up at the University of Utah she completed a Conflict Resolution Graduate Certificate Program. Following her graduation she interned for eleven Small Claims Courts. She has successfully mediated business, landlord/tenant, contract, and property dispute cases. Laura received her Domestic Mentorship training through Utah Dispute Resolution (UDR) and continues to mediate as well as teach for them. Laura is also the Training Coordinator for UDR and on the roster of mediators for the Utah Courts Co-Parenting program and Domestic Mentors. Laura is motivated in helping others develop their own workable resolutions for all those involved.
Rob is a divorce and family mediator. His practice includes custody disputes, child support, alimony, and co-parenting issues. He is fluent in English and Spanish. His practice is dedicated to reducing conflict and helping parties work together to find practical, workable solutions. Rob graduated from the S.J. Quinney College of Law (UofU) in 2018 and lives in Provo with his family. .
Karrie A. Ketchum
Karrie has 9 years experience in the legal field as a paralegal in several areas of law including bankruptcy, real estate, estate planning and trusts. She has experience in many aspects of business as a commercial construction business owner. Karrie has been involved in the public and charter school districts as a volunteer for several years. With years of combined experience in all of the above, Karrie brings understanding and knowledge to the mediation process. With her ability to empathize and desire to help others, her ultimate goal is bringing peace to any type of conflict. Karrie received training through Utah Dispute Resolution and continues to volunteer for them.
Nancy has mediated a wide range of disputes since 1988. Over the past two decades, she has focused on domestic and workplace issues. Prior to private practice, she worked 15 years as the Executive Director for Utah Dispute Resolution, where she taught and mentored hundreds of mediators. Nancy also mediates through the Co-Parenting Mediation Program in Third District, having joined that panel in 2002. Professionally, she has experience in education, corporate training, and human services. Nancy holds two Master's degrees in Communication and Instructional Design from the University of New Mexico, and an ADR certificate from the University of Utah.
Jill Sheinberg is an attorney (admitted in New York) who specializes in mediation in Utah. She received her basic mediation training in New York City where she worked for five years as a community mediator to resolve disputes between family members, neighbors, employees, and landlord/tenants. She has completed the Utah Court-Annexed ADR Program and a Business Mediation course at the Cape Cod Institute. Ms. Sheinberg has trained teachers, law students, community-based organization staff and community residents in conflict resolution and communication skills. Ms. Sheinberg serves as a volunteer Mediator with the Utah Juvenile Court Mediation Program. She is a member of the Academy of Family Mediators, the Society for Professionals in Dispute Resolution and the National Association for Community Mediation.