Resources for Dealing with
High Conflict People

Shawn D. Skillin, Esq

Areas of Expertise: Mediation, Family Law, New Ways for Families


After practicing law as a family law litigator and minors counsel, Shawn became interested in finding a more collaborative and solution oriented approach to family law cases. She began her mediation practice in 1999. Since then, she has successfully mediated hundreds of family law cases.

Shawn was an intensive care and trauma nurse in her early professional life, earning her BSN from San Diego State University. Shawn then earned her J.D. from the University of San Diego.

In addition to maintaining her own private practice, she is a senior mediator with the Divorce Mediation Group with the National Conflict Resolution Center in San Diego where she has worked with Bill Eddy since 2002. She received additional training in advanced mediation skills and working with High Conflict People from the High Conflict Institute. She is an educational consultant, speaker and trainer with the High Conflict Institute.

She speaks frequently on issues related to mediation and family law. She presents monthly at “Third Saturday” a divorce workshop sponsored by NCRC. She has been a guest lecturer on mediation at the University of San Diego School of Law, San Diego Christian College and Legal Assistance at Marine Air Station, Camp Pendleton. She is a mediation trainer with NCRC.

Speaking Fee: $3,500, plus travel.

Contact us at (619) 221-9108 or to schedule a seminar with this speaker.

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