Lifetime Achievement Award

The  prestigious national organization, Academy of Professional Family Mediators (APFM), has awarded our own Forrest (Woody) Mosten the 2019 Family Mediation Lifetime Achievement Award! The award is presented to leaders for their immense contribution to the field of professional family mediation.Woody Mosten

APFM takes great pride in honoring leaders in the field of family mediation. These amazing individuals have left their indelible mark on APFM, and their contribution to this profession has helped shape family mediation work.

Woody has been a member of LACFLA since 2010 and has contributed much to our organization over the years.  The APFM Lifetime Achievement Award is given to mediation leaders who have had many years of mediation practice, publications, training, and other substantive contributions to the field of professional family mediation. These leaders are highly respected for their work by colleagues.

Family Mediation and Collaborative Divorce

Family mediation and collaborative divorce are two methods that help in resolving disagreements about marriage, child support, alimony, divorce, distribution of inherited property, elder care, property division, separation, family business succession and other related family matters – outside of court.

Description of APFM Family Mediation Lifetime Achievement Award  

The APFM Family Mediation Lifetime Achievement Award is presented annually to a professional and prominent family mediator in the family mediation field. APFM has begun the tradition of honoring professional family mediators. The award is in recognition of their dedication and passion to family dispute resolution.

The recipient of the outstanding lifetime achievement award has demonstrated exceptional commitment to make progress in the family mediation field. They have contributed with creative methods and substantive ideas and this has helped improve family mediation practice. This has helped enhance public awareness about family mediation.

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