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"Janet provided invaluable support as my co-parent and I unraveled our co-dependent relationship and restructured it in a way that honors all involved through a clear and comprehensive parenting plan."  ~ Jesse S.

- anonymous client


Chance Conflict Consulting

Mediation / Facilitation

Conflict Analysis

Conflict Coaching

Welcome to Chance Conflict Consulting. Conflict does not mean failure, but it is an indication that something needs to change. 


Conflict can limit your organization, reduce efficiency in your teams, and further damage your relationships.  Chance Conflict Consulting uses the best practices in dispute resolution in mediation, facilitation, and conflict coaching to help you both resolve issues and learn how to manage conflict more effectively.

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Services Offered

Here is a small subset of what we can do for you. Please get in touch today to learn how Chance Conflict Consulting can help your organization.


Conflict Analysis

Trouble with teamwork? Get an analysis of the problem and how to improve communication.



Mediation is faster, less expensive, and lets you control the outcome.

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Conflict Coaching

One on One help to manage conflict better.


Meet Janet

   Since childhood Janet has been a great listener and helper to those in conflict and that is why her friends would all come to her with their problems.  In her varied roles in an engineering firm, in a law firm, for the government, and in volunteering positions, communication is where Janet shines.  Now, in addition to her innate ability,  Janet has the education and experience in mediation, facilitation, and in conflict coaching and analysis to help others in more complicated workplace and organizational conflicts.

   Janet has been involved in managing conflict for over 7 years as a mediator and facilitator and has earned a Masters Degree in dispute resolution from the Strauss Institute of Pepperdine Law school.  She is also a graduate of the renown CINERGY model of conflict management  coaching.


   Janet has a casual professional style that is easy going and efficient.  She is very patient and can use her varied background and extensive education to help resolve conflicts in both the work and family environments through mediation or facilitation; or to assist you in building the confidence to manage your conflicts in a more productive manner though conflict coaching.

   Experience the expertise of Chance Conflict Consulting.  Give us a call today and let’s discuss what we can do for you.


Degrees Earned

  • Masters Degree Dispute Resolution 4.022

    • Pepperdine University School of Law

  • Masters in Management 3.97

    • Pennsylvania State University

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering

    • Widener University, Cum Laude

Continuous Education

  • Advanced Mediation training by LA City Attorney's Office Community Police Unification Program 2021

  • Restorative Circles by MBBI*  Dianne Williams 2021

  • Conflict Management Coaching - The CINERGY Model 2021 and Update 2022

  • The Power of Reconciliation and Apology from Global Perspectives 2021

  • Mediating Divorce and Family Agreement Online 20-hour training by  

  • Reflective Structured Dialog by MBBI* 2020 

  • Elder Abuse training by Santa Clara County OMOS** 2019

  • Enhancing Cultural Responsiveness in the Courts 2018

  • Facilitations Skills with Martin Eicher  2018

  • Domestic Violence Update by Santa Clara County Superior Court 2016, 2018

  • Forgiveness in Families by K. Dress 2017

  • Mediation and Organizational Development by Community Boards 2015

  • Dealing with Difficult People by Santa Clara County Superior Court 2016

  • Probate and Elder training by OMOS**  2015 2017, 2018

  • 40-hour basic mediation training by OMOS** 2015

* Mediators Beyond Borders International

**Office of Mediation and Ombuds Services


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