Susan Guthrie

Susan E. Guthrie, LLC

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Susan E. Guthrie, LLC


Susan Guthrie, nationally recognized as one of the top family law and mediation attorneys in the country, is a divorce innovation specialist focused on helping couples to divorce and separate in a respectful and efficient manner.  In her 30 years of practice she has worked with thousands of individuals and families, helping them to navigate their way through the difficult process of divorce in order to move forward with their lives in the best way possible.  For over 25 years, Susan litigated family law cases, specializing in high net worth and high conflict matters and her practice is now centered on the non-adversarial approaches to divorce.  Susan's divorce mediation and coaching practice is fully online and she works with select clients around the world.  More information can be found at

Susan, along with her co-host, fellow top attorney Rebecca Zung, recently launched the iTunes Top 10 Podcast, Breaking Free: A Modern Divorce Podcast which provides a fresh perspective on the divorce process and is revolutionizing the conversation about divorce. More than 2 million listeners have found expert advice and inspiration so far!  You can listen to and download the podcast here

An an online mediation expert, Susan trains other mediators, attorney and professionals on the practical and ethical use of the online platform for providing mediation services allowing for a broader client base and more convenience for both the professional and the clients.  Susan provides one-on-one and group training through her company, Learn to Mediate Online.

In addition to her business endeavors, Susan is a member of the Section of Dispute Resolution's Executive Council, is the Membership Chair and is a Co-Chair of the Mediation Committee.  Susan is also on the Board of Directors of the Southern California Mediation Association (SCMA) and serves as Chairman of the Communications Committee and as a member of the Planning Committee for the SCMA’s Family Mediation Institute. 

Susan has recently been featured in media outlets such as CNBC, Market Watch, Forbes, the ABA’s Just Resolutions e-magazine among others.  She is licensed to practice law in the States of California and Connecticut as well as before the Supreme Court of the United States. She regularly presents at legal industry events and works with fellow family law professionals to enhance their negotiation and settlement skills and  to build and improve their practice through workshops and presentations.



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