Representative Cases

A sample of disputes Ms. McMillen has mediated to settlement, including written agreements concerning all claims.

 

Family Law and Divorce

  • Cases involving marital dissolution in which the parties reached written agreement as to custody and visitation of minor children, division of assets and debts of the marriage, and spousal support. 

  • Post-decree disputes seeking modifications of custody and support. 

  • Cases in which the parties were not married, but had acquired either significant assets or significant debts, or needed to make important decisions concerning the custody and care of minor children.


Employment.  Mediated resolution of a hostile workplace dispute between a federal government employer and employee with a written agreement.

Commercial, Business and Insurance.
Settled many commercial and business disputes, including mediation of a global settlement as to long-standing insurance litigation concerning a residential property.

 

Trusts and Estates.  Mediated resolution of an estate dispute, with the estate trustee and claimant reaching a written agreement as to all claims against and on behalf of the estate.

Real Estate

  • Mediated resolution of a dispute between a condominium resident/owner and the condominium Board of Directors as to all claims in a written agreement.

  • Mediated resolution of a longstanding mortgage foreclosure litigation, including appellate claims.

  • Mediated resolution of a highly contentious, emotional quiet title action, reaching a written agreement as to all issues between the financial institution and claimants.

  • Mediated resolution of a contentious, longstanding dispute over control and ownership of a multi-million dollar waterfront property, reaching a written agreement.

Training

​Completed:

  • Advanced Mediation, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine School of Law, June 2016.

  • Advanced Mediation Training, Mediation Center of the Pacific

  • Basic Mediation Training, Maui Mediation Services

  • Mediation Confidentiality, Mediation Center of the Pacific

  • Joint Fact-finding for Mediators, Mediation Center of the Pacific

  • Effective Apologies, Mediation Center of the Pacific

  • The Power of Apology, American Bar Association

  • Master Class in Mediation Advocacy, American Bar Association

  • Foreclosure Dispute Resolution, Mediation Center of the Pacific

  • Collaborative Law, Maui Family Law Section

  • Best Practices in Divorce Mediation, Mediation Center of the Pacific

  • Divorce Mediation, Mediation Center of the Pacific

  • Creating Co-Parenting Plans in Divorce, Mediation Center of the Pacific

  • Divorce and Taxation, Maui Family Law Section

  • Basic Settlement Techniques, Pacific Law Institute

  • Facilitator Training, Maui Mediation Services

  • Family Conferencing Facilitation and Elder Care, Mediation Center of the Pacific

  • Guardianship Mediation Training, Mediation Center of the Pacific

  • Dementia Training, Hawai`i State Bar Association

  • Basic Arbitration, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority

  • Dispute Resolution, Expungement, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority

  • Hawai`i State Court Annexed Arbitration Program, Pacific Law Institute