Collaborative Family Law And Mediation Services

About Jill White, Esq.

Jill White is an attorney-mediator and collaborative divorce lawyer. After experiencing a painful divorce of her own, Jill transitioned completely out of litigation to mediation and collaborative dispute resolution. Jill recognizes that underlying loss and uncertainty hinder balanced decision-making in divorce. She works closely with her clients, walking them through legal challenges toward peaceful resolutions and settlement agreements. Jill’s work in dispute resolution generally keeps clients out of court.

Educational Background And Credentials

Jill has practiced family law since 1994. She earned her Juris Doctor from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law. Her certificates include the McGeorge School of Law summer program in Salzburg, Austria, taught by United States Supreme Court Associate Justice Anthony M. Kennedy. In 2012, Jill completed a 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training that coincided with the shift in her family law practice from litigation to out-of-court conflict resolution which took shape in the form of mediation and collaborative practice. Jill earned a Master of Arts in French though Middlebury Language School’s graduate program in Vermont and Paris, France, in 1989. She earned a Bachelor of Arts through Sarah Lawrence College, New York, in 1986.

To stay current on legal, psychological and financial topics that affect dispute resolution, Jill participates in ongoing training, workshops and presentations designed for lawyers and mediators. She is on the Board of Directors of Collaborative Divorce Golden Gate,; serves on the organization’s committee on Diversity, Equity, Belonging and Inclusion; and as a delegate to Collaborative Practice California.

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Schedule A Consultation Today

To learn more about the many family law services offered by Jill White, Esq., contact her office and schedule a consultation. Jill looks forward to answering all of your questions and explaining exactly how she can help in your specific circumstances.

To schedule an appointment by phone or in Jill’s Petaluma office, call 707-900-4535 or contact Jill by email.