Michelle Woodworth (IMI Accredited)
Areas of ExpertiseFamily, Family Business
Michelle is an IMI Certified Mediator. She became an Associate Mediator under the Singapore Mediation Centre’s (SMC) Matrimonial Mediation Scheme after successfully completing SMC’s accreditation assessment under the Family Law Mediation Pilot Project in 2009. She is now an Accredited Family Mediator under SMC’s Family Panel of Mediators after completing further mediation training and a Family Mediation Assessment in January 2015. Michelle also mediates at the Family Justice Courts and the Community Mediation Centre. When Michelle served as a District Judge in the Family Division of the Subordinate Courts (now the Family Justice Courts), she mediated numerous family matters. She continues to serve as a Volunteer Mediator in the Family Justice Courts. Michelle was admitted to SMC’s first empanelled Collaborative Family Practitioners in Singapore in July 2013, and was appointed a Primary Justice Lawyer (PJP) in May 2014 after the scheme was launched. She has been a committee member under the PJP’s working committee since 2012 and served as a trainer and facilitator for the first batch of PJP Lawyers. Michelle believes that there is a solution to every problem and has, to date, mediated over 250 cases in the Family Justice Courts, SMC and private mediation.