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Wendy Forrester is an attorney, mediator and legal educator. Wendy maintains a private mediation practice with a focus on family mediation. Wendy has practiced law since 1985. With over 25 years of experience as a mediator, Wendy brings extensive expertise in mediation and the law to resolve family issues, including dissolution, child custody, the division of property and support. Dissolution is stressful emotionally and financially. The goal of Wendy’s practice is to guide couples to a resolution that is mutually agreed to and benefits the whole family. When children are involved, the mediation focuses on protecting the children by crafting a parenting plan that is in the best interests of the children and providing guidance in developing a cooperative and respectful co-parenting relationship. Former clients have commented that Wendy guides families through emotional and financial issues in a caring, knowledgeable and cost-effective manner.

Wendy Forrester is an attorney, mediator and legal educator. Wendy maintains a private mediation practice with a focus on family mediation in Calabasas, California. Wendy received her J.D. from Southwestern University School of Law in 1985. She has practiced mediation since 1989. Wendy served as the Associate Director of California Lawyers for the Arts where she resolved arts and entertainment related disputes. Wendy trained mediators and law students to resolve arts and business related disputes. As leader in the field of mediation, Wendy serves on the Board of Directors of the Southern California Mediation Association. Wendy teaches mediation courses at University of California, Santa Barbara, Extension, including the Family Mediation course. Wendy has trained mediators and lectured widely on mediation at law schools, bar associations and professional organizations. As a family mediator, Wendy seeks to resolve issues in a manner that is compassionate and maintains the dignity and security for each member of the family. Former clients have commented that Wendy was caring, accessible and knowledgeable.

Contact

Wendy Forrester
Wendy Forrester Law and Mediation Offices

Phone: (818) 225-7039

Fax: (818) 225-9284

Email: wendyforrester85@gmail.com

Website: www.wendyforrestermediation.com

AREAS OF PRACTICE

Los Angeles County

Ventura County

EDUCATION

J.D. Degree, Southwestern University School of Law, 1985

B.A. Degree, California State University, Northridge, 1973

LANGUAGES

Mediation/Collaborative Law Training

Professional Associations and Memberships

Scholarly Lectures and Published Works