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About BJ Mann

BJ Mann - Divorce Mediator and AuthorBJ Mann has guided more than two thousand couples through the divorce mediation process, so she knows that divorce does not have to be a bitter ordeal.

She is an advanced practitioner family mediator specializing in divorce mediation.

She brings sensitivity and experience to every mediation session and helps her clients find solutions that are meaningful, lasting, cost-effective, and timely.

Professional and Knowledgeable

Prominent in her field, BJ is past president of the Rochester Association of Family Mediators, a former director and current member of the New York State Council of Divorce Mediation, and a member of the Collaborative Law Association of Rochester, Inc. and the Association for Conflict Resolution.

She also is a member of the Collaborative Law Association of the Rochester Area, Inc. and the Association for Conflict Resolution.

In 2018 she published her book, A Better, Not Bitter Divorce: The Fair and Affordable Way to End Your Marriage.

BJ has been recognized for her leadership and excellence in her many community endeavors. As founder and first president of the Rochester Women’s Network, she received its Lifetime Achievement Award in 1998. She brings over 30 years of business, mentoring, coaching and community leadership to her practice of mediation. Before retiring from Global Crossing /Frontier Telephone Company, she managed many departments including human resources and customer service.

She is a member of the Rochester Women’s Giving Circle and the Farm Sanctuary.

She lives in Rochester, New York with her husband, Turk, her dog, Grace, and several guest dogs at any given time.

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BJ Mann serves clients across New York State, including people in New York City, Albany, Buffalo, and points in-between.


BJ Mann offers day, evening, Saturday, and Sunday appointments.


For information on BJ’s fees, please visit her “How Much Does Mediation Cost?” FAQ page.