Teens Mediate
Casey Thomson Casey Thomson is a Clinical Professor of Law and the Director of Negotiation and Dispute Resolution Education at Duke Law School. At Duke Law, she teaches classes in Negotiation, Mediation, and Alternative Dispute Resolution. In 2018, she was the recipient of the Law School’s Distinguished Teaching Award. She is a certified mediator in North Carolina Superior Court and with the New York Peace Institute.

Prior to teaching at Duke, Casey practiced complex commercial litigation at a leading international law firm for a decade. Casey received her undergraduate and J.D. degrees from the University of Michigan.

When Casey is not teaching or mediating, she can be found gardening in her yard or building Lego sets with her two kids.
Barbara Goldstein Barbara Goldstein is a former attorney, concentrating on mediation and settlement, who now specializes in mediating high-conflict family situations, including Co-Parenting, Special Education, and family disputes. Barbara coordinated the Family Programs at the New York Peace Institute for several years and continues to mediate and teach mediation at NYPI.

Barbara received her undergraduate degree from Duke University and a JD from Harvard Law School. She was also a volunteer for CASA as an advocate for foster care children and is presently pursuing a Masters in Social Work at NYU in order to integrate therapy into her practice.

Outside of mediation, Barbara enjoys reading, hiking, and biking. She is usually accompanied by her dog, Murray, who consoles her now that her two children have left for college.