About the Mediator

Professional Overview

Rob is a court-approved mediator who specializes in family law disputes, including divorce, custody, and child support.

He graduated from the S.J. Quinney College of Law (University of Utah) in 2018 and holds a Juris Doctorate.

Rob became a mediator to help people resolve serious family law disputes without having to go to court. Having worked within the legal system, he knows it can be an expensive and emotionally taxing process. His goal is to make it easy for people to resolve their disputes in a calm, neutral environment.

Rob has trained under some of Utah's top family law mediators and continues to shadow and co-mediate with others on a regular basis.

He is a member of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, the Utah Council on Conflict Resolution, and a provisional member of the Utah Association of Collaborative Professionals.

Rob speaks Spanish and is happy to work with Spanish-speaking clients.

He also strives to be an ally to the LGBTQ+ community and enjoys working with mixed-orientation and mixed-faith families.

Personal

Rob is a husband and the father of four children, one of whom has severe special needs. Because of this, he has a special interest in discussing parenting plans for children with disabilities or unique circumstances.

Education

S.J. Quinney College of Law, Juris Doctor | 2018

  • Family Law (Outstanding Achievement Award)
  • Advanced Family Law
  • Family Law Practicum
  • Mediation / Advanced Negotiation
  • Competition Negotiation Team
  • Student Editor-in-Chief, Utah Journal of Family Law

Utah State University, B.A. Political Science | 2012

  • Pi Sigma Alpha Honors Society

Experience

Utah State Bar, Access to Justice Director | 2019-2021

  • Oversaw statewide pro bono projects
  • Led access-to-justice initiatives
  • Mediated in 3rd district court

S.J. Quinney College of Law, Pro Bono Director | 2020-2021

  • Oversaw operation of year-round pro bono clinics

Various Law Firms | 2015-2018

  • Legal Aid Society of Salt Lake, Law Clerk
  • Hawkes Family Law, Law Clerk
  • Anderson & Benson, Law Clerk
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