Family Mediation Services, Inc.

David S. Goldberg, Esq. - Mediator

421 Tschiffely Square Road

Gaithersburg, Maryland 20878-5758

Tel: 301-947-0500

Fax: 301-947-0501

Email: marylandmediator@gmail.com

 

 

   
 

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Office:

421 Tschiffely Square Road
Gaithersburg, Maryland 20878-5758

Telephone: 301-947-0500

Fax: 301-947-0501

E-mail: marylandmediator@gmail.com

 

Education:

University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland - (1963) - B.S. in Business and Public Administration with "High Honors"

Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C. - (1966) - LL.B. (J.D.)

Divorce Mediation Institute, Atlanta, Georgia - 40 hour training course in family and divorce mediation approved by the Academy of Family Mediators.

South Carolina Council for Mediation and Dispute Resolution, Charleston, S.C. - 18 hour advanced training course in family and divorce mediation approved by the Academy of Family Mediators.

Academy of Family Mediators 1993 Annual Conference - 20+ hours advanced training in family and divorce mediation.

Academy of Family Mediators 1996 Annual Conference - 30+ hours advanced training in family and divorce mediation.

Academy of Family Mediators 1998 Annual Conference - 30+ hours advanced training in family and divorce mediation.

South Carolina Council for Mediation and Dispute Resolution, Charleston, S.C. - 40 hour training course in civil and commercial mediation.

Employment:

August, 2011, to Date - Founder and Moderator of DSGfamily listserv.

December, 1990, to Date - President, Family Mediation Services, Inc. - Providing mediation services to couples involved in pre- and post-divorce domestic disputes. Full time since December, 1996.

December, 1996, to Date - David S. Goldberg, Esq. Limited general practice concentrating in family and domestic relations law. Other practice areas include: wills, probate and estate planning, professional malpractice and aviation law.

March, 1977, to December, 1996 - David S. Goldberg, P.A., (successor to Goldberg & Axel, P.A.), Rockville, Maryland. General practice concentrating in family and domestic relations law. Other practice areas included: real estate, corporate, commercial and construction law, wills, probate and estate planning, personal injury, malpractice and aviation law. Associate - Jeffrey T. Sheehan, Esq.

March, 1968, to March, 1977,- Partner, Crawford & Goldberg, Rockville, Maryland. General practice including family and domestic relations law, real estate, corporate, commercial, construction, personal injury, malpractice, wills, probate, estate planning, and misdemeanor criminal law.

June, 1966, to March, 1968 - Associate - Melrod, Redman & Gartlan, Washington, D. C. - Real estate syndication, tax, banking, corporate, partnership, and residential and commercial construction law.

Bar Admissions:

Supreme Court of the United States
United States Tax Court
United States Courts of Appeals - 4th and D.C. Circuits
United States District Courts - Washington, D. C., and Maryland
Court of Appeals of Maryland

Memberships: (Current & Past)

American Bar Association

ABA Family Law Section, ADR and Bankruptcy Committees

Bar Association of the District of Columbia

Maryland State Bar Association (Family & Juvenile Law and ADR Sections)

Bar Associations for Montgomery Anne Arundel, Queen Anneís and Frederick Counties

Association of Trial Lawyers of America Maryland Trial Lawyers' Association Maryland Association for Justice

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

Academy of Family Mediators - Practitioner Member

Academy of Professional Family Mediator - Practitioner Member

Association for Conflict Resolution - Practitioner Member

Maryland Society of Professional Family Mediators - President and Founding Member

Association of Family and Conciliation Courts Society of Professionals in Dispute Resolution

National Institute for Dispute Resolution

Florida Association of Professional Family Mediators

Florida Academy of Certified Mediators

South Carolina Council for Mediation and Dispute Resolution

American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

Lawyer - Pilot Bar Association

Beta Gamma Sigma National Honor Society

Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society

 

Miscellaneous: (CUrrent & Past)

ADR Referral Panel - Circuit Court for Montgomery County, Maryland

Settlement Facilitator - Circuit Court for Montgomery County, Maryland

Member - Bar Association for Montgomery County Alternative Dispute Resolution and Fee Dispute Resolution Committees

Past Member - Montgomery County Divorce Roundtable

Faculty - MICPEL - Workshops on Distribution of Retirement Assets in Divorce, Qualified Domestic Relations Orders, Calming Custody Chaos, Computer Technology in Family Law, Divorce Taxation, Advanced Custody Issues, and other divorce related issues.

Member - Advocacy Board for Children of Divorce

Member - Regional Representative, Maryland ADR Commission

Faculty - National Center for Mediation Education - training seminars for family mediators

Faculty - Bar Association for Montgomery County - various CLE presentations including DOMA and Pension and Retirement Benefits, United States v. Craft, Medical Care/Insurance in Divorce, $how Me The Money, Mediation v. Collaborative Law v. Litigation, Stock Options and Other Hidden Assets, .Kids, Taxes and the IRS.

Guest Columnist - Family Law Monthly

Member - Sobeloff Law Society

Mediator Certification by the Supreme Court of Florida

Licensed Real Estate Broker in Maryland since 1974

President, Pilgrim Realty Company, Inc.

President, Children's Learning Center, Inc., a non-profit nursery school, day care center, and kindergarten through 5th grade, with 350+ children enrolled. (1978-94)

President, Harvest Hunt Farms Homeowners Association (1990-94)

Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association Legislative Liaison Committee

Commercial Aircraft Pilot Certificate with Instrument Rating

Certified Flight Instructor; Advanced Airplane and Instruments Ground Instructor

Appellate Experience:

Glassman Const. Co. v. Fidelity & Casualty Co. of New York, 356 F.2d 340, 123 U.S.App.D.C. 1 (D.C. Cir. 1966), cert. denied, 384 U.S. 987, 86 S.Ct. 1890, 16 L.Ed.2d 1005 (1966)

Glassman Const. Co. v. United States for the Use and Benefit of Clark-Fontana Paint Co., 421 F.2d 212 (4th Cir. (Md.) 1970)

United States for the Use and Benefit of Clark-Fontana Paint Co. v. Glassman Const. Co., 397 F.2d 8 (4th Cir. (Md.) 1970)

Damazo v. Wahby, 259 Md. 627, 270 A.2d 814 (1970)

Lackey v. Bullard, 262 Md. 428, 277 A.2d 593 (1971)

Alma Const. Corp. v. Dyke, No 59, Sept. Term, 1973, In the Court of Appeals of Maryland. (Unreported)

Schmidt v. Interstate Federal Savings and Loan Ass'n, 421 F.Supp. 1016 (D.D.C. 1976)

Schmidt v. Interstate Federal Savings and Loan Ass'n, 74 F.R.D. 423 (D.D.C. 1977)

Montgomery County, Maryland v. Lindsay, 50 Md.App. 675, 440 A.2d 411 (1982)

Tonat v. Tonat, No. 1366, Sept. Term, 1983, In the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland. (Unreported)

White v. White, No. 1278, Sept. Term, 1985, In the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland. (Unreported)

Krause v. Parkins, No. 623, Sept. Term, 1988, In the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland. (Unreported)

Heyda v. Heyda, 94 Md.App. 91, 615 A.2d 1218 (1992)

Blaine v. Blaine, 97 Md.App. 689, 632 A.2d 191 (1993), affirmed, 336 Md. 49, 646 A.2d 413 (August 26, 1994)

Letendre v. Letendre, No. 2019, Sept. Term, 1994, In the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland. (Unreported)

Miller (Goldberg) v. Miller, 142 Md.App. 239, 788 A.2d 717, aff'd, 371 Md. 591, 810 A.2d 947 (2002).

Baker v. Hernandez, No 722, Sept. Term, 2002, In the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland. (Unreported)

Personal:

Born in Washington, D.C., January 30, 1942; married to Susan E. Goldberg; five children, five grandchildren.

Gaithersburg Home Office:

421 Tschiffely Square Road

Gaithersburg, Maryland 20878-5758

Tel: 301-947-0500

Fax: 301-947-0501

 

Email:  marylandmediator@gmail.com

Web Site:  www.familymediator.com

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