ldgLawrence D. Gaughan   http://www.lg-mediation.com

Larry Gaughan has been Professional Director of Family Mediation of Greater Washington since 1980.  Larry has practiced family law and family mediation in Northern Virginia since 1979.  He has also been a full-time law professor at the Univ. of Virginia, Washington & Lee and George Mason law schools.  In 1979-80 Larry took a sabbatical from W&L to study family systems in the Department of Psychiatry at Georgetown University.  He has been a member of the Virginia State Bar since 1967.  As an attorney he has the highest rating for legal ability and ethical standards (“AV® Preeminent™”) from Martindale-Hubbell.  He also is rated 10 (out of 10) by Avvo (“superb”).  Larry is a member of the Professional Mediation Board of Standards of the Academy of Professional Family Mediators.  Since 2009 Larry has been certified for collaborative practice by the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals.  In September 2017 Larry received the Distinguished Mediator of the Year award from the Virginia Mediation Network at its annual conference in Richmond.