Financial consultant with Stockyards Bank, providing senior citizens
information on extending resources to cover costs of care, transferring
wealth, protecting assets, supplementing income, and remaining independent.
Provider for the CLE credit course on reverse mortgages by the Louisville
Bar Association, the Northern Kentucky Bar Association, the Louisville Board
of Realtors, and the Kentucky Real Estate Commission. Mediates family issues
pertaining to divorce, custody, or the elderly.
DINA ABBY BARTLETT
J.D., University of Louisville, 1989. Assistant Attorney General
handling criminal appeals from 1990 until 1999. Private practice since 1999
concentrating in representation of victims of domestic violence and sexual
assault. Areas of mediation include divorce, custody and visitation, and
other civil cases.
M.S.W., Spalding University. Mediates
J.D., University of
Louisville, 2006. MBA, Harvard Business School, 1978. Eight years experience
in employee relations with GE. Five years experience directing Student
Financial Aid program at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston.
Three years as a public defender. Mediates family divorce cases, as well as
small business, employment, congregational and other civil disputes.
M.A., M.S.S.W. Over 30 years combined experience in the ministry,
corrections, teaching and human resources. President of Alpha Solutions, a
human resources consulting company. Mediates family/divorce and employment
University of Louisville, 1978. Private practice of law concentrating in
Family Law for over 35 years. Trained in Mediation by Just Solutions in
2011. Over 40 hours training in collaborative divorce over an eight-year
period as both student and presenter. AV rated by Martindale Hubbell.
Recipient of the Revell Family Law Practitioner Award, 2011. Author and
Presenter on numerous family law subjects including Child Relocation, Hague
Convention on Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction, Asset
Location, Custody/Parenting Arrangements, Domestic Violence,
Internationalization of Family Law, and Legal Ethics.
Presbyterian Seminary; M.S.W.,
Spalding University; M.S. in Dispute Resolution, Sullivan University.
Mediates family/divorce, neighborhood and faith based conflicts.
M.A. University of Kentucky; small business owner 30 years; Spanish teacher;
drug counselor, experienced in mediation for U.S. Postal Service and
Mediator and trainer for JUST SOLUTIONS. M.Ed., M.S. 30 years experience in
mediation, conflict management, facilitation and organizational development
throughout the United States, Europe and Africa. Practitioner Member of the
Association of Conflict Resolution. Trained in Americans with Disabilities
Act (ADA) mediation through U.S. Department of Justice. Actively mediating
family/divorce, ADA, workplace, congregational and civil cases.
DEBORAH DEMARS CONRAD
MDiv, EdD in Leadership. More than 15 years as parish pastor, national
church administrator (Lutheran), community center director. Since 2001,
founder, pastor and executive director of UrbanSpirit, church-based retreat
and poverty-education center in the Portland neighborhood. Mediates family
and civil cases.
Jefferson District Court Judge. Currently serves as a Senior Status Judge in
Kentucky district, circuit and family courts.
W. DAN FARRIS
M.A. Webster University, Human Relations.
More than twenty years of active military Service in a variety of command
and administrative world-wide assignments. Owned and operated a small
business. Served two elected terms as city mayor. Many years’ experience
in personnel management, real estate and financial transactions. Mediates
business, foreclosure, community
and family/divorce cases.
J.D., University of Louisville. Mediates civil and
GEORGE W. (BILL) FORMAN
Xavier University Cincinnati, Ohio 1972; Former Coordinator of Health Sciences
Student Counseling Services, University of Louisville Health Sciences
Center, 1999-2006; Manager of the Employee Assistance Services, PNC Bank,
1991-1998; Manager of the Employee Assistance Services, General
Electric-Appliance Park,1982-1991; Director of the Alcohol and Drug
Treatment Program, Comprehend, Inc., 1976-1981
J.D., University of
Louisville; M.A. in Counseling Psychology, Spalding University. Currently
staff attorney for Kentucky Court of Appeals. Former Director of the Public
Service Program at the Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of
Louisville, Crisis Counselor at Seven Counties Crisis and Information
Center, Staff Attorney in Jefferson Family and Circuit Courts, and Legal
Counsel to Governor's Office on Child Abuse and Domestic Violence. Mediates
civil, family and dependency cases.
CLAUDIA K. GRENOUGH
J.D. from the University of Louisville School of Law, 1988. B.S., Business
Management, 1981. Extensive experience in corporate human resources and
labor relations. Actively mediating family/divorce, employment,
congregational, personal injury and civil cases.
University of Louisville. Thirty years of experience working with
governmental and private non-profit agencies on family, parent and child
welfare issues. Addictions, Mental Health Specialist and owner of Rose
Island Counseling and Consulting Center. Recognized National Trainer and
Consultant Family Nurturing Programs since 1983. Mediates family/divorce,
child abuse, and neglect issues.
Economics & Business Administration, Bellarmine College, 1969. M.A.T.,
Spalding College, 1972,. M.A., Education Administration, Spalding College,
1974. 7 years experience each in education and in business ownership, and 28
years in banking. Former Sr. Vice Pres. leading the Business Banking Team in
the BB&T Louisville Metro Region
Manager with the commercial group in Kentucky. Actively mediating
civil/commercial cases, as
JANET A. JERNIGAN
Executive Director of JUST SOLUTIONS. Faculty for Mediation and Conflict
Management Trainings. 25 years experience working with nonprofit and
government agencies on local and national level. Former President, Mediation
Association of Kentucky. Mediating family/divorce, employment, community,
congregational and other civil cases since 1992.
Louisville, M.B.A., 1996; M.A.T.,
2008. Over twenty-five
years experience with administrative and human resource/personnel issues in
the private sector. Mediates family/divorce, employment and community cases.
J.D., Emory Law School, 1976; Ph.D., University of Louisville in Clinical
Psychology, 1998; Psychologist in private practice; LLC; Legal Consultant to
the Kentucky Psychological Association. Twenty years experience in corporate
& tax law as well as real estate, four years as a prison psychologist, and
one year in psychology private practice. Mediates domestic, employment,
corporate, church, and community disputes.
M.Div. from Union Theological Seminary, NY. Directed a program for youth
with Highlands Community Ministries. Has lived and worked in cross-cultural
environments in this country and overseas. Mediating with Just Solutions
since 1993. Mediates employment, family/divorce and congregational
conflict. Currently is serving a Presbyterian congregation as pastor.
GERALD F. McDANIEL
J.D. from University of Louisville School of Law, 1967. Thirty years of
legal and business experience. Currently handling child support cases for
the Jefferson County Attorney's Office. Actively mediating family/divorce,
personal injury and civil/commercial cases with Just Solutions since 1994.
More than 30 years of financial experience with PNC Bank in Indiana and
Louisville. Currently Business Manager/Treasurer for Rock
Creek Community Academy in Sellersburg, Indiana. Mediates family/divorce and
C. Elayne Morris (Tina)
Ed.D., Spalding University, 1994. More than
20 years experience in the public sector. Extensive experience in human
resources, accessibility issues, conflict resolution between diverse groups
and equal employment opportunity issues. Mediates family/divorce, ADA,
employment, and court diversion cases.
M.S.S.W., L.C.S.W. 20 years experience in community services, hospitals and
mental health organizations, working with children and families, the elderly
and the mentally ill. Currently a Child and Family Therapist. Mediating since 1995 in the areas of family relations, divorce and
M.S.S.W., University of Louisville. Over 30 years experience in social
services including adult protection and child protection. Former Project
Director Elderserve's SIT-UP Project (Supporting Independence through Unity
and Pride). Part-time faculty for University of Louisville Kent School of
Social Work. Part-time coordinator Kentucky Foundation for Women Special Art
Project. Community volunteer. Mediates family/divorce, community and
TAMELA R. PUMPHREY
M.A. in Human Resource
Development (Webster University) and B.A. in Psychology (University of
Louisville). Over 30 years of combined experience in the areas of training,
counseling, teaching, and mediation.
J.D., University of Louisville.
30 years as owner/manager of $17 million food distribution company.
Experienced in family business issues, human resources, insurance, financial
and operational matters. Mediates workplace, civil, insurance, personal
injury and contract disputes, as well as family/divorce issues.
M. Div. Southern Seminary, B.S. Missouri
University. Over twenty years experience helping persons through divorce
through the largest divorce support recovery program in the area. Twelve
years experience in psychiatric and social services. Mediates divorce and
THOMAS K. STONE
J.D., University of Louisville, 1984. Private
practice of law concentrating in Family Law for 30 years. Mediates family
and divorce disputes.
Indiana University School of Law, 1982. B.A., Kentucky State University,
1978. Retired judge with over 28 years experience in court system.
Currently serves as Senior Status Judge in district, circuit and family
courts. Completed forty (40)
hours of training through AOC Family Court Mediation Training, September,
Y. DENISE PAYNE
J.D., University of Louisville School of Law, 1992. B.A., Elementary
Education, 1976. Former Assistant General Counsel for the KY Board of
Medical Licensure and Staff Attorney for the KY Public Service Commission
and KY Department of Insurance. Currently Staff Attorney for the Ky Real
Estate Commission. Mediates family, congregational and neighborhood
CATHERINE MORTON WARD
J.D., University of Louisville, 1989. B.S., Spalding University, 1981,
Early Childhood Education. Private law practice since 1990, concentrating
in estate administration, co-counsel 1600-member class action employment
discrimination case, 1992 to 1995. Facilitator for racial & ethnic
dialogue/study circles. Mediating family/divorce, probate, workplace,
neighborhood, and civil cases since 1996.
MARILYN WERNER WATKINS
M.B.A. and J.D. from the University of Louisville. Twenty years of legal and
business experience. Experienced in conducting mediations for harassment
complaints. Hearing Officer for Criminal Court conducting requested and
court referred mediations. Mediates family/divorce, employment, criminal
and civil cases.
Former Director of the Starpoints Community Service Program. Over 20 years
experience as a youth counselor, juvenile probation officer, foster care
social worker and mental health therapist. Mediates family/divorce, truancy
and neglect cases.
M.A. Training and Development; former special agent with the FBI. Mediation
experience includes Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), harassment/sexual
harassment, union/safety OSHA issues, family/divorce, civil, Americans with
Disabilities Act (ADA), Family & Medical Leave issues, and neighborhood
dispute resolution. Current position as Manager, Human Resources for
M.S.M.E., Purdue University. Adjunct Professor, Engineering and Management
Consultant working with Law Firms and Insurance Companies. Case Management
with Just Solutions. Mediates family/divorce, environmental, community, and
commercial and product liability.