Krista N. Kaufmann CDFA®

Method Mediation | Do Divorce Well

5606 Olde Wadsworth Blvd.
Arvada CO 80004

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In a system designed to position people as adversaries, Krista is committed to shifting the way people experience the divorce process. Her pragmatic sensibility, empathetic nature and innate problem-solving skills make her an excellent divorce mediator. She has successfully mediated with hundreds of clients, carefully navigating financial disentanglement, creating child-focused parenting plans and crafting meaningful settlements. Krista has worked with families in transition her entire career.  Her unique background in family law and systems along with certifications in mediation and divorce finance serve the work she loves quite well.  In early 2013, Krista left a distinguished Denver family law firm where she specialized in managing high profile, complex family law litigation matters for members of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers™. As a senior paralegal, senior mediator, CFP ® candidate and a Certified Divorce Financial Analysts (CDFA®) Krista is uniquely suited to help people create resolutions in divorce.  Krista understands the high cost and destructive consequences of divorce litigation, which fueled her desire to provide a neutral environment to explore resolution.

  • B.A. Interdisciplinary Foundations of Law; MSU Denver 

  • Certified Divorce Financial Analyst® (CDFA®); Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts  

  • Certified Financial Planner CFP ® Candidate; American College/MSU Denver 

  • Mares-Dixon Mediation Training Certificate of Completion 

  • Youth Development Certification; University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee