Oregon Mediation Association

PO Box 40041
Portland, OR 97240
Phone: 503-872-9775

Claudia Beausoleil
Southern Oregon Mediation Center

432 NW 6th St Suite 209
Grants Pass, OR 97526
Phone: 541-955-7199
Email: mediation.center@oigp.net
Since 1999, Southern Oregon Mediation Center has served the greater Rogue Valley, the state of Oregon and Northern California. We specialize in family matters, divorce, child custody, crisis intervention,workplace mediation,community/business facilitation, conflict resolution training, pre-nuptial agreements, educational dispute resolution training, adult/adolescent,neighbor/ neighbor, victim/offender, tenant/landlord, customer/merchant, elder/family, business partnerships, on-line dispute resolution. We offer Basic Mediation training. Confidentality is respected and honored.

Locations Served

  • Coos County
  • Curry County
  • Deschutes County
  • Douglas County
  • Jackson County
  • Josephine County
  • Klamath County
  • Lake County
  • Lane County
  • Lincoln County
  • Linn County
  • Tillamook County

Practice Areas

  • Business/Commercial
  • Child Custody/Parenting Time
  • Church/Religious
  • Construction
  • Consumer
  • Contracts
  • Cross Cultural/Intercultural
  • Disability
  • Discrimination/Harassment
  • Domestic Relations: Cooperative/Adoption
  • Domestic Relations: Dissolution/Divorce
  • Domestic Relations: Financial Issues
  • Educaton
  • Elder Mediation
  • Employment
  • Environmental
  • Estate/Probate
  • Governmental
  • Guardianship
  • Health Care
  • Homeowners/Condominium Associations
  • Housing/Landlord-Tenant
  • Insurance
  • Labor
  • Land Use
  • Manufactured Dwelling
  • Neighborhood/Community
  • Organizational
  • Peer Mediation (Incl. Elemntry. and Scndry School)
  • Personal Injury
  • Professional Liability
  • Public Policy
  • Real Estate
  • Restorative Justice
  • Schools
  • Securities
  • Small Claims
  • Torts
  • Transportation
  • Victim Offender
  • Workplace
  • Youth and Family

Additional Professional Services

  • Conflict Resolution Coaching
  • Conflict Resolution System Design
  • Consensus/Team Building
  • Facilitation
  • Group Conferencing
  • Organizational Development
  • Public Participation
  • Training

Approach to Practice / Form of Mediation

Our goal at Southern Oregon Mediation Center is to remain neutral, impartial and non-judgemental while orchestrating a fair and reasonable outcome for all participants. SOMC has a 99% success rate helping people resolve their differences. We offer a safe confortable environment. We contract with the Federal Government for workplace mediation We try to save family relationships and offer couples communication sessions, anger management, and problem solving sessions. Confidentiality is respected and honored.


Southern Oregon Mediation Center Director, Claudia Beausoleil has been a mediator since 1999, her office is across from the court house in Grants Pass. She has been under contract with the USDA-Forest Service to mediate employees in Oregon since 2004 through 2008. Claudia specializes in Divorce and Family mediation. Claudia has been married 33 years (yes, to the same man) and has lived in Williams Oregon for 31 years. Claudia has worked as a Wildlife Biologist for the U.S. Forest Service for 6 years and for the Bureau of Land Management for 5 years. Claudia has given 25 years of her time as an elected offical on the Williams Citizen Advisory Committee, dealing with land use issues. Claudia is willing to travel the state of Oregon or across the seas, to help people resolve their differences. Confidentiality is respected and honored.


Basic Mediation Training with Bridgewaters (Lynne Cox) in Salem. Claudia completed a one year internship, practicing community mediation with Community Dispute Resolution Program of Josephine County, in Grants Pass. Claudia completed a course inYouth and Family Mediation Training, Claudia volunteered with the Talent Middle School teaching Peer Mediation Training to students with Mediation Works of Medford, Claudia continued taking Advanced Mediation Training with Bridgewaters of Salem and special training in Mediating Divorce and Family Agreement with Jim Melamed of the Mediation Center in Eugene. A big thanks goes to the OMA continuing education programs through the Oregon Mediation Association conference workshops since 1999. Court House Facilitation Domestic Relations Mediation 40 hour course - 2009

Fee Information

$120 an hour/sliding scale



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