Mary G. Marcus, Ph.D. has been a mediator for over 20 years. She also had a private practice of individual, couples, and family therapy for 27 years in Connecticut. Dr. Marcus received her doctorate in Social Psychology from the University of Connecticut. She is an Advanced Practitioner Member of the Association for Conflict Resolution, member and former member of the Board of Directors of the Arizona chapter of the Association for Conflict Resolution, former president and member of the Board of Directors of the Connecticut Council for Divorce Mediation. Mary Marcus is an Arizona Certified Legal Document Preparer.
Walter Marcus has been a mediator for over 35 years and has mediated hundreds of cases. He served as a Judge of the Tohono O’odham Nation from 2012 to 2017 and presided over numerous divorce cases. He also arbitrates divorces. He is a graduate of the University of Connecticut School of Law and as a Connecticut attorney, he practiced Family Law for 40 years. He is an Advanced Practitioner member of the Academy of Professional Family Mediators, an Advanced Practitioner Member of the Association for Conflict Resolution, a member of the Arizona Chapter of the Association for Conflict Resolution, and a founder and former president of the Connecticut Council for Divorce Mediation. He produced and hosted Divorce TV on Access Tucson and the episodes are now available on the Divorce TV channel on YouTube.
Mary G. Marcus, Ph.D. and Walter Marcus are the authors of the Winter, 1999 article in Mediation Quarterly, “To Mediate or Not to Mediate: Financial Outcomes in Mediated Versus Adversarial Divorces,” which was the first research study to statistically compare the financial results in the two most popular divorce formats in Connecticut.