About Michelle
Michelle Daneshrad, Esq. is a mediator, collaborative attorney, the founder of Completion Law Firm, founder of San Fernando Valley Collaborative Professionals, and member of Los Angeles Collaborative Family Association. Michelle’s effective mediation skills and her calm and powerful way of being makes her one of Southern California’s most respected and valuable mediators and collaborative professionals.

Advanced Training
Michelle has participated in Center for Youth Services mediation training with advanced trainings in Families Able to Resolve Situations Trainings and advanced trainings in Victim Offender Restitution Services Trainings.

She has been trained in educational training programs at Landmark Education for the past six years in areas of communication and human relations; being trained to empower and enable people to fulfill on matters that are of interests and importance to them.

As a Landmark Education Self Expression and Leadership Program Leader, Michelle trains large group of individuals to engage their communities in leadership making a lasting difference in their communities.

Education
Graduated from Southwestern University School of Law in 2001, she was a recipient of CALI Excellence for The Future in Family Law in 1999. She was a member of Southwestern University Law Review from 1999 to 2000. She has been a Family Law attorney since December 2001

Mission
Michelle is dedicated to transforming the role of lawyersfrom being competitive and adversarial to collaborative wise counselors at law, providing a more sensible process to address what the parties are dealing with and what they really care about.

Example of Results
Family Law: Client consulted the firm seeking aggressiverepresentation in searching for hidden assets of husband. After one hour conversation with Michelle Daneshrad about what really matters to the client and what is the future that the client is committed to, client was in tears telling the attorney that she really loves her husband and wants to work on the marriage.

Criminal Law: Client facing criminal charges and deportation entered a plea agreement and was released from prison and was not deported pursuant to attorney causing teamwork with the deputy district attorney as well as the INS deportation agent

Michelle Daneshrad

A Collaborative Professional
Benefits of
Collaborative Divorce
+ Encourges mutual respect

+ Identifies and addresses interests
   and concerns of all

+ Utilizes a problem-solving approach

+ Emphasizes the needs of children

+ Avoids going to court

+ Keeps control of the process with
   the individuals

+ Provides for open communication

+ Prepare individuals for new lives