San Diego Divorce Mediation Credentials & Certifications

Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA)

Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts
Scott Levin is a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst which is a rare and difficult certification to achieve. It means that we specialize in divorce financial planning and analysis to help individuals achieve favorable settlements and secure their financial future. To become a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA), candidates must successfully complete three exams and a comprehensive case study on the financial, tax, and legal issues of divorce and possess at least three years of qualifying work experience. The CDFA is issued by the Institute of Divorce Financial Analysts, the premier national organization dedicated to the certification and education of financial professionals in the divorce arena. Founded in 1993, the IDFA provides specialized training to accounting, financial, and legal professionals in the field of divorce financial planning.

Certified Member of the Academy of Professional Family Mediators

APFM’s members are the few full-time peacekeepers dedicated to the profession of family law mediation. Scott benefits from his association through ongoing training and monthly networking opportunities with other full-time mediators during which these experts exchange ideas about cases and keep up-to-date on the newest trends.

University of Virginia School of Law

San Diego Divorce Mediation Credentials Attorney and Chief PeaceKeeper™ Scott Levin is a graduate of THE University of Virginia School of Law. UVA Law has always been a top 5 rated law school nationwide and few if any family law attorneys in Southern California can match Scott’s education and experience. If you would like to work with top legal minds who are exclusively dedicated to the family law mediation profession and who can help you understand the finances of your divorce, please give us a call today and speak with Scott Levin, CDFA about the process and your circumstances. We can also help mediate with things beyond divorce, for example, we are the top prenuptial agreement experts in San Diego.

Collaborative Practice San Diego

Collaborative Practice San Diego
The Collaborative Practice San Diego is an exclusive association of attorneys, mental health professionals and financial advisors working together to learn, practice, and promote collaborative processes. Scott Levin is proud to be apart of one of the most respected and top rated associations. Its goal is to transform the resolution of family law issues through respectful, collaborative processes protecting the integrity and health of family relationships and eliminate the need for families to resort to court litigation. This nonprofit multi-disciplinary referral network of independent professionals are trained to provide our divorce clients the opportunity of choosing alternatives to traditional divorce litigation. All CPSD members have completed training in the Collaborative Divorce model and must meet additional educational, credential and experience requirements for membership.

Second Saturday Divorce Workshops

second Saturday divorce workshops
Chief Peacekeeper, Scott Levin, is happy to be a speaker at Second Saturday in North County, where he volunteers to provide valuable information to the people who come to learn about mediation and divorce options. The Second Saturday workshop is designed to help people survive the divorce process without falling into the common major financial, legal and emotional pitfalls. Second Saturday workshops are offered across the USA. These workshops are designed to help people take the next step, no matter where they are in the process of untying the knot. Second Saturday deals with the legal, financial, family and personal issues of divorce in a logical, yet compassionate way.

Member & Speaker at VESTA Divorce Events 6 Times Per Month in La Jolla and San Diego

San Diego Divorce Mediation CredentialsVESTA is an incredible organization that is working to redefine divorce and help people approach the process in the best way for their long-term interests. Scott feels incredibly lucky to have been selected by VESTA as the exclusive mediator for 6 of their monthly meetings in La Jolla, Mission Valley, and Rancho Bernardo. VESTA vets the top-rated professionals and then approaches these professionals to serve in their free educational seminars. These seminars have been incredible to be a part of and Scott encourages everyone to look up the VESTA website and find when the next event is taking place. Be sure to introduce yourself to our founder Scott Levin, CDFA when you go.