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William A. ("Bill") Eddy IS CO-FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT OF HIGH CONFLICT INSTITUTE, LLC, IN San Diego, California, AND Senior Family Mediator at the National Conflict Resolution Center in San Diego, California. He is a Certified Family Law Specialist in California with over FIFTEEN years’ experience representing clients in family court. Prior to becoming an attorney in 1992, he was a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with twelve years’ experience providing therapy to children, adults, couples and families in psychiatric hospitals and outpatient clinics.

Bill taught Negotiation and Mediation at the University of San Diego School of Law for six years, as well as a course in Interviewing and Counseling Difficult Clients. He provides seminars on mental health issues for attorneys, judges and mediators, and seminars on law and ethics for mental health professionals. His articles have appeared in national law and counseling journals.

He is the author of several books, including HIGH CONFLICT PEOPLE IN LEGAL DISPUTES , and SPLITTING: Protecting Yourself While Divorcing a Borderline or Narcissist .  A full list of Bill's books, CDs, and DVDs can be found on the High Conflict Institute website.  Bill has become an international speaker on the subject of high-conflict personalities, providing seminars to attorneys, mediators, collaborative law professionals, judges, ombudspersons and others.

He obtained his law degree in 1992 from the University of San Diego, a Master of Social Work degree in 1981 from San Diego State University, and a Bachelors degree in Psychology in 1970 from Case Western Reserve University. He began his career as a youth social worker in a changing neighborhood in New York City in 1970, and first became involved in mediation in 1975 in San Diego. He considers conflict resolution the theme of his varied career.

CURRENT SERVICES AND REFERRALS

Bill has recently narrowed his law practice to providing out-of-court services:
Divorce Mediation
Seminars

At this time, he is not taking any other new clients. For those seeking an attorney or consultation, the following is a list of some recommended professionals:

San Diego Family Law Attorneys:

William Benjamin, Esq. 619-235-6161
John Tannenberg, Esq. 619-235-6169
Laura Miller, Esq. 619-595-1505
Shawn Weber, Esq. 858-345-1616
Lauri Stock, Esq. 619-234-5488
Frank Nageotte, Esq. 619-239-0590
Delene St. John, Esq. 760-806-4307

Collaborative Divorce Professionals

For San Diego County CollaborativeFamilyLawSanDiego.com
Outside San Diego County collaborativepractice.com


Educational Consultations on High Conflict People

PROFESSIONAL CONSULTATIONS ON THE SUBJECT OF HIGH CONFLICT PEOPLE, AS DISCUSSED IN BILL’S BOOKS, ARE AVAILABLE. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT CONSULTATIONS.

 

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