Stacey H. Langenbahn, J.D.

Founder and President, Détente Mediation Services, LLC in Colleyville, Texas

Stacey created Detente collaborative mediation as a "conscious business", meaning it is designed to operate in a way that engages and inspires its participating clients and professionals. Detente is built on authentic leadership, positive direction, and personal and organizational growth.  We strive to provide the highest quality, ethical, services and utilize feedback, good and bad, from clients and other professionals in our resource network to constantly improve.  Stacey and the Detente network of professionals seek to do genuine good for every family in crisis, thereby strengthening and sustaining the fabric of our community and our world.

Professional Honors:Stacey H. Langenbahn, J.D., Divorce Mediator in Texas

  • Best Lawyers in America 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • 2016 Credentialed Distinguished Mediator, Texas Mediator Credentialing Association
  • Top Alternative Dispute Resolution Attorney Fort Worth Magazine
  • "Superb" Avvo rating (highest category)

Recognition:

  • Co-author, "Family Collaborative Mediation: The New Resolution Solution," The Texas Mediator, 2013
  • Co-Author, State Bar of Texas "ADR Handbook" Family Mediation chapter 
  • Training Internship with Internationally Renowned Mediator Forrest "Woody" Mosten (California, Sept. 2013)

Professional Affiliations: (*founding member)

  • President, Academy of Professional Family Mediators 2017
  • Vice President, Academy of Professional Family Mediators 2016
  • Board of Directors of the Academy of Professional Family Mediators since 2013; Chair Public Education/Marketing
  • Academy of Professional Family Mediators* (Advanced Practitioner)
  • Texas Mediators Association
  • Tarrant County Family Law Bar Association
  • Integrated Law/Legal Change Makers*
  • State Bar of Texas Family Law Section
  • The Global Collaborative Law Council
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
    • Civil Committee*
    • Civil Desk editor Collaborative Review
  • American Bar Association Collaborative Law Section*
  • State Bar of Texas Collaborative Law Section*
  • Dallas Bar Association Collaborative Law Section* (Secretary)
  • ABA Liaison to the CPR Institute
  • Northeast Collaborative Professionals
  • Association of Attorney Mediators

Presentations of Collaborative Mediation and Collaborative Law:

  • Academy of Professional Family Mediators (2013, 2014, 2015, 2017)
  • Imago Relationship Institute International Conference (Vancouver, BC 2012)
  • KLIF radio "Real Talk Texas: Real Talk with Real Experts"
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Ontario Collaborative Law Federation in Ontario, Canada
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals in San Diego, CA; Atlanta, GA; Boston, MA; Dallas, TX; Toronto, Canada
  • Northeast Collaborative Professionals

Law Licenses:

  • Texas
  • Florida

Mediation Trainings:

  • Basic Mediation: Academy of Attorney-Mediators (40 hour) (2000)
  • Family Mediation (family dynamics, family violence, child development, and family law):  Peace Talks Mediation Services (25 hour) (2009)
  • Family Mediation (family dynamics, family violence, child development, and family law):  Mosten Mediation Services (40 hour) (2013)

Education:

  • Law degree: Washington College of Law at the American University, Washington, D.C. 1989
  • Undergraduate degree: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 1985

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