About the Expert:
DIANE NEUMANN, J.D., M.A. is the principal of a Massachusetts based Divorce Mediation firm. She began her mediation practice in 1981. She is recognized as one of the foremost mediators in the country. Diane is the author of two highly acclaimed books: Divorce Mediation: How to Cut the Cost and Stress of Divorce and Choosing a Divorce Mediator, published by Henry Holt & Co. In addition to her practice, she has been training mediators since the mid 1980's.
Diane's areas of expertise are two-fold: complex financial and tax matters, and difficult custody and parenting issues. She is Past President of both the national Academy of Family Mediators and the Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation. She holds a Juris Doctorate and a Master of Arts in Counseling. Her experience as a licensed Massachusetts attorney, a couples and family counselor, and an Internal Revenue Service Representative make her uniquely suited to help people reach a settlement.