As an attorney, Attorney Barshak represented clients in various civil litigation matters including cases of sexual abuse, personal injury, employment discrimination and medical malpractice. Through representation of her clients at mediations, Attorney Barshak saw the powerful impact mediation can have. Besides receiving an acceptable monetary settlement, Attorney Barshak's clients felt heard and respected, by the mediator, their counsel and the opposing side. People whose lives had been wracked by past experiences, were able to finally move toward a better, more successful and enjoyable present. Witnessing the transformation of people through the powerful experience of mediation impelled Attorney Barshak to make the change herself from litigator to mediator. Being a mediator allows her to help each person who engages in mediation, to feel heard, to regain their sense of self-determination and to reach a fair and lasting resolution.
The matters which Attorney Barshak will mediate include, but are not limited to:
- personal injury;
- employment disputes including discrimination;
- sexual abuse or harassment;
- contract disputes;
- neighbor disputes;
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