Mediator

Erika is a compassionate and skillful mediator who loves working with families to resolve trust, estate, guardianship, conservatorship and elder care issues.  With 15 years of experience litigating these types of cases, she understands the emotional and financial costs involved and the value in resolving these matters in mediation.  Erika has participated in over 200 hours of training and regularly volunteers at the Mediation Center of the Pacific as a mediator, facilitator and trainer.  She is also active in the Kupuna Pono program as a facilitator for complex family conferences, assisting in developing plans that support the needs of the elder.

 

Training:

*Basic Mediation, Mediation Center of the Pacific, 23 hours

*Advanced Mediation, Mediation Center of the Pacific, 23 hours

*Mediating the Litigated Case, Pepperdine School of Law, 42 hours

*Accelerated Divorce Mediation, Mediation Center of the Pacific, 25 hours

*Mediator Apprentice Program, Mediation Center of the Pacific, 75 hours

*Civil Rights Mediation, Hawaii Civil Rights Commission & CADR, 6 hours

*Native Hawaiian Peacemaking Concepts, ADR Section HSBA, 6 hours

*Landlord-Tenant Rapid Response, Mediation Center of the Pacific

*Family Conferencing I, Mediation Center of the Pacific, 6 hours

*Family Conferencing II, Mediation Center of the Pacific, 6 hours

*Zoom Mediation Beginning, Mediation Center of the Pacific

*Zoom Mediation Advanced, Mediation Center of the Pacific

*District Court Mediation, Mediation Center of the Pacific

Awards:

AP Mediator of the year (2015)

Pro Bono Attorney of the Year (2016)

Conch Shell Award (2016)

Special Mediator Recognition (2017)