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BIDC – Member’s Profile

Deborah Brinley
Business Name
Bright Side Mediation LLC
Credentials/Services Offered
Mediator, Med/Arb, PC/DM
MAC professional member, Member of the Boulder Bar (mediator/PCDM member), inactive member of Maryland and District of Columbia bars, Member Boulder Interdisciplinary Committee, Past Board member/volunteer for the Parent Engagement Network; Past Member of the Healthy Futures Coalition/Boulder County Public Health, Certified high conflict coach with The High Conflct Institute (Bill Eddy)
Biographical Info
After graduating from law school, practiced in large private law firm for a few years before moving to the Department of Justice, Civil Division as a trial attorney. Later moved to the Department of Justice, Criminal Division as a federal prosecutor. Served as Special Assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia. Detailed to the United States Attorney's Office District of Colorado before retiring from the practice of law. For the past 13 years provided mediation, restorative justice and parent/coordinator decision/maker services, parent coaching and client coaching/support services. Recently added Med/Arb and high conflict coaching services.
BA cum laude Bucknell University Law degree from George Washington University Mediation Certificate from Judy Mares Dixon Parenting Coordinator/Decision Maker Certification Mental Health First Responder Certification from Boulder County New Ways for Families High Conflict parent Coach certification from The High Conflict Institute (Bill Eddy)
Many years of mediation experience and parenting coordinator/decision maker experience with all types of parents. Mediation experience includes divorce, pre and post decree, parental responsibility cases. Restorative justice facilitator for private clients. Many hours of training in conflict resolution and communication skills.