Carmela is a trained mediator, mediation coach and seasoned family law professional who draws on two decades of experience to achieve solutions on behalf of her mediation clients. She has earned a reputation as a dedicated, compassionate problem solver who offers clarity and direction to spouses during the difficulty of a divorce. Carmela’s mediation practice draws on a deep well of experience working for families. She has served as a Guardian ad Litem (GAL) investigating child related matters, an attorney for children through the ARC program, and an advocate in the through the Children in Need of Services (CHINS) program through the Department of Children and Families. Carmela’s experience working for children makes her especially well-suited to mediating family law matters that include child custody and parenting plans.
Through mediation, Carmela works with parents to minimize the collateral damage caused by the breakdown of the family dynamic before, during and after divorce or separation. Her approach to mediation is practical and direct; she relates to clients on a personal level, sharing expertise gleaned from years of navigating the family law issues. Carmela’s practical approach helps clients achieve mediated separation agreements and parenting plans designed for parents living separately who remained linked through children.
A graduate of Boston College and Vermont Law School, Carmela also possesses a diverse pedigree for addressing financial issues that commonly arise during a divorce. In addition to decades of experience in the direct resolution of alimony, child support and asset division issues as a divorce practitioner, Carmela’s professional experience includes experiencing practicing real estate law, disability and workman’s comp cases, and business law practice. Carmela is a Massachusetts statutory mediator.
Recent Blogs by Carmela:
Mediation Coach and Divorce Mediator Carmela M. Miraglia discusses how hiring a mediation coach can help with the divorce mediation process. While mediating your divorce is usually less stressful than litigating it, the mediation participants can still face tension, stress and fears about the unknown. Having a mediation coach help you through the process can […]
Divorce Mediator Carmela M. Miraglia discusses the point of alimony and the difficulties and stigma surrounding it. Out of all of the issues you might face in a divorce, alimony is arguably the most contentious. Unfortunately, the conflict that normally surrounds alimony discussions is due, in large part, to the very nature of alimony itself. […]
Mediation Coach and Divorce Mediator Carmela M. Miraglia provides four divorce mediation negotiation tips. One of the main benefits of divorce mediation is that it minimizes the impact that lawyers have on the outcome of your divorce. However, there is a drawback to the attorney-free environment: without lawyers present during mediation sessions, you must advocate […]