Sharon S. Cunningham  M.C.J.The goals of entering into the mediation process are to maintain family relationships by resolving family disputes, achieve equitable property divisions, and reach agreements on support and custody issues and thereby minimize the detrimental effects of divorce on family relationships, as well as, on the family assets.

EDUCATION

MCJ – Master of Science Criminal Justice
Boston University, Boston Massachusetts

BS – Bachelor of Science Justice and Law Administration
Western Connecticut State University, Danbury Connecticut

AA – Associate of Applied Science Administration of Justice
Scottsdale Community College, Scottsdale Arizona

MEMBERSHIP AFFILIATIONSCAM 2018

• Texas Association Of Mediators (TAM) – www.txmediator.org
• Texas Mediator Credentialing Association (TMCA) www.txmca.org
• American Bar Association (ABA) – www.americanbar.org
• Specialty Group Membership ABA – Dispute Resolution, Family Law

PRIOR AFFILIATIONS

• The Connecticut Council For Non-Adversarial Divorce
• Association Of Family And Conciliation Courts
• New England Chapter – Association For Conflict Resolution

CONTINUING EDUCATION/TRAINING

As a mediator, I feel it is important to continue educating myself in this continuously changing field in order to enhance my skills and capabilities that enable me to best serve the needs of my clients.

Texas Association Of Mediators (TAM)
Professional Development Conference, San Antonio, Texas February 2018

Austin Texas Mediators, LLC (Mediators of Texas)
Arbitration Training, Round Rock, Texas February 2017

Austin Texas Mediators, LLC (Mediators of Texas)
Elder Care Mediation Training, Round, Rock Texas February 2017

Texas Association Of Mediators (TAM)
Professional Development Conference, San Antonio, Texas February 2017

Austin Texas Mediators, LLC (Mediators Of Texas)
30 hour Advanced Mediation Training in accordance with the Texas Alternative Dispute Resolution Act, Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code 154.052
Austin Texas December 2016

Texas Mediator Credentialing Association – Texas Mediation Trainers Roundtable-Texas Specific Mediator Training Short Course
Central Texas Dispute Resolution Center, San Marcos Texas October 2016

Association for Conflict Resolution/2015 NEACR Conference: What’s So Hard About Conflict Resolution
Hartford, Connecticut June 2015

Panel Judge for The American Bar Association Law Student Division – Region 1 Negotiation Competition
University of Connecticut School of Law November 2014