divorce mediation
divorce mediation
divorce mediation

Advantages of Divorce Mediation:

     (1) Retain full control over the divorce process

     (2) Manage conflict and preserve dignity

     (3) Maintain absolute confidentiality

     (4) Greatly reduce legal fees

Please contact us by email or phone to schedule a free consultation*


Deciding to begin the process of separation and divorce is never easy.

Enlisting the help of the right divorce mediation professional is a critical step toward ensuring that you end your marriage fairly, efficiently, and with your dignity intact.

If you think that we may be able to assist you, please don't hesitate to contact one of our mediators.

divorce mediation


Collectively, we have:

  • Accumulated over 15,000 hours of divorce mediation experience
  • Helped clients divide over $500,000,000 in assets
  • Led and attended hundreds of hours of advanced training
  • Developed a skillset uniquely suited to mediating divorces, from analyzing estate planning considerations to sorting through complex executive compensation arrangements.
*free divorce mediation consultation provided if both spouses attend initial meeting

Our Offices and Mediators:

Northern California

David Magnuson, Esq.

345 Lorton Ave., Suite 201
Burlingame, CA 94010

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(650) 714-9439


David is the founder of California Divorce Mediation and has extensive experience mediating all issues related to separation and divorce. His clients span nearly every vocation imaginable, from homemaker to CEO. David obtained his BA from Stanford University, and his JD, with honors, from Georgetown University Law Center. He is the author of Divorce for Grownups, and in addition to mediating and writing, he enjoys teaching other professionals to become effective mediators. His clients come from every county and city in the greater San Francisco Bay Area, to include Burlingame, San Mateo, San Carlos, Redwood City, Foster City, Millbrae, Hillsborough, Belmont, Menlo Park, Atherton, and Woodside.

Southern California

Lucia Millan, MSW, LCSW

2850 4th Avenue #4
San Diego, CA 92103

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(619) 993-2964


Se Habla Español

Drawing from more than 2,000 cases as a court-appointed mediator, Lucia helps her clients amicably and efficiently navigate the financial and custodial challenges that can arise in any divorce. From low-conflict couples seeking advice on asset division to high-conflict couples who can’t agree on custody, Lucia’s clients value her ability to efficiently shape a settlement that meets both parties’ needs. Lucia received both her BA and MSW from San Diego State University and is fluent in Spanish. Her clients come from the greater San Diego area, to include downtown San Diego, Coronado, Chula Vista, Point Loma, Pacific Beach, Hillcrest, Ocean Beach, Lemon Grove, El Cajon, Mission Valley, National City, Imperial Beach, Clairemont, and Kearny Mesa.


Lynn Waldman, MSW, LCSW

12625 High Bluff Drive, Suite 215
San Diego, CA 92130

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(619) 865-3203


Lynn draws from over eight years experience as a full-time court-appointed mediator to help her clients manage the divorce process as smoothly and constructively as possible. Her extensive training in family counseling helps her create a calm and productive atmosphere in mediation, and her financial acumen helps clients effectively sort through the many financial implications of separation. Lynn received her BA from the University of Arizona and her MSW from Florida State University. Her clients come from all over San Diego County, to include Del Mar, Solana Beach, Rancho Santa Fe, La Jolla, Poway, Encinitas, Carlsbad, Escondido, Rancho Bernardo, San Marcos, Vista, Leucadia, Cardiff, and Oceanside.


Cory L. Brosch, MS, LMFT

2030 E. Fourth St. Suite C131
Santa Ana, CA 92705

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(657) 859-1102

Cory draws upon his experience as a licensed marriage and family therapist to help clients come to agreements on issues involving custody, support, and asset division.  His interest in financial planning further enhances his practice, allowing him to help his clients effectively manage the financial implications of divorce.  Cory obtained his BA from Azusa Pacific University and his MS from California State University Fullerton, and in his spare time he teaches undergraduate and graduate-level classes as an associate professor. His clients come from the greater Orange County area, to include Santa Ana, Irvine, Anaheim, Orange, Garden Grove, Laguna Beach, Costa Mesa, Huntington Beach, Fullerton, Mission Viejo, Laguna Niguel, Tustin, Fountain Valley, Westminster and Newport Beach.