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When you need a local mediator in Meridian, ID or surrounding counties, look no further than Sheldon Forehand. His main goal is to make your mediation process go as smoothly as possible. He firmly believes that courts should not be where resolutions of disputes begin, but rather where they end after all other methods have been tried and considered.

Sheldon wants to help make the dispute-settling process as smooth as possible for your family. He also knows how stressful settling disputes can be, so he offers free consultations to meet with you and learn about your situation.

Take the first step toward a resolution by contacting us today for professional mediation services.

The courts of this country should not be the places where resolution of disputes begins. They should be the places where the disputes end after alternative methods of resolving disputes have been considered and tried.

Get to know Sheldon Forehand

Sheldon is a professional mediator and owner of Forehand Mediation. He is certified by the Idaho Mediation Association and listed by the Idaho Supreme Court for Child Custody Mediation. For the past twenty years, he has worked in the conflict management business helping youth and adults work through challenging obstacles at the county and state levels.

As a mediator, he helps clients open lines of communication, identify issues, find common ground and ultimately reach a solution that everyone can live with. His primary objective in ALL cases is to provide a quality professional forum in which decisions are reached in a constructive process.

Sheldon's engaging style draws upon his nearly three decades of life stories and experience helping at-risk youth and adults work through crises and challenging obstacles. His empathy, curiosity, dedication and storytelling help him to immediately connect with people. His unique approach recognizes recent advancements in understanding how our brains are wired. His calm, honest and direct approach enables clients to escape their classic fight or flight reactions to activate higher-level executive functions. People can think clearly and avoid habitual patterns that make a conflict worse.

Sheldon is a board member of the Idaho Mediation Association and previously worked in sales and marketing with Johnson and Johnson and Thomson Reuters. He also worked as a probation officer. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Boise State University, where he attended on a football scholarship.

"Engagement is always better than disengagement. If we don't talk, somebody else will."

we offer a variety of mediation services to fix your particular situation!