Nancy Retsinas is a collaborative lawyer, mediator, trainer, and consultant in the Pacific Northwest, focusing on innovative client-centered dispute resolution methods. She has been in practice since 1991.
Nancy has devoted her 25-year legal career to assisting clients with domestic relations matters. Her legal experience also includes substantial work with clients in business, real estate, guardianship, and trust and estate matters. Nancy works with her clients in a multitude of out-of-court settings - as their collaborative law settlement attorney, as a neutral mediator in pro se and attorney-assisted mediations, as a conflict coach, as a settlement counsel in on-going litigation matters, as as a litigation consultant to lawyers and lay-people alike. She committed her practice to out-of-court settlement processes in January 2015 and no longer litigates disputes.
Her consulting practice includes public and private sector mediation, facilitation, community engagement, strategic planning and communications. Nancy has trained professionals in client-centered dispute resolution methods since 2008.
She graduated from University of Oregon School of Law (1991), and has a BA in Communications from University of Portland (1986). Nancy holds a license to practice law in Washington (1991) and Oregon (1992).
Donna Smalldon is a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst™, Certified Financial Planner™, Financial Mediator, National Speaker and Trainer. She is a well-rounded financial planning professional who specializes in the financial implications of divorce. In her three decades in practice, Smalldon has acquired both Certified Financial Planner™ and Certified Divorce Financial Analyst designations. She earned her Bachelors in Social Ecology and her Masters in Business Administration from the University of California, Irvine, and is trained in divorce mediation. Donna is active in the following organizations: Founding Member of the APFM (Academy of Professional Family Mediators ADFP (Association of Divorce Financial Planners) IDFA (Institute of Divorce Financial Analysts) Lifetime Member of OMA (Oregon Mediation Association) IACP (International Academy of Collaborative Professionals).
Kathleen Zumpano is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Private Practice in Portland, Oregon. She graduated from Lewis & Clark College Graduate School with a Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology. She also holds two Bachelor's degrees from Oregon State University - one in Psychology and the other in Human Development and Family Sciences. Her practice focus on helping Individuals and Families divorce in a better way, with less emotional upheaval. She has been a presenter on a variety of topics related to children & divorce, including presentations at the IACP's Educational and Networking Forum in 2014 & 2106, and Collaborative Practice California’s Annual Conference in 2016 & 2017. She is a member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (IACP) and the current President of the Oregon Association of Collaborative Professionals (OACP).