Principal mediator Kerri Pietens, a Social Science degree graduate, has over 20 years’ experience working in the Social and Community Services in a variety of roles including legal and court-based work, youth services and tenancy and housing.
In 2008, Kerri completed general mediation training while practicing as a mediator, as well as completing the Postgraduate Diploma in Dispute Resolution, becoming a registered Family Dispute Practitioner.
Kerri has also worked extensively in the Magistrates Court diverting parties from adversarial restraining order trials into alternative resolution process.
Having worked in magistrates courts for 13 years and seen firsthand the damage to parties post Family Court proceedings, Kerri is passionate about encouraging participants to maintain control over their own future by engaging in mediation services.
Kerri is registered with the Attorney General’s department to provide Family Dispute Resolution and a member of Resolution Institute.