also known as Elizabeth Yarbrough, Beth Yarbrough
Elizabeth Yarbrough's practice includes all areas of Family Law and Mediation.Elizabeth Yarbrough works with her clients to achieve the best divorce outcome for each client.
I understand that your case involves the most important thing in your life--your family. I also understand that each case and each client are different.
My philosophy is that there is no "one size fits all" divorce. I work actively with my clients on all aspects of their cases. I know that working closely and communicating effectively with my clients ensures that I understand each client's unique goals. This allows for the best possible outcome for every individual client.
My approach is to avoid the expense and stress associated with litigation whenever possible, utilizing collaborative law and mediation when appropriate. This approach preserves family relationships, minimizes trauma to children, and saves tremendous amounts of money and time.
Unfortunately, sometimes settlement is not an appropriate option. In litigated matters, I rely on thorough trial preparation and aggressive advocacy to protect what matters most to each client, keeping in mind the client's goals and budget.
As a mediator, I assist both parties and their counsel (if represented) in settling their disputes themselves. I help both sides work together to attack the problem instead of each other. The successful result is a settlement that best meets the needs of each individual family. Avoiding litigation saves money and time, but more importantly, preserves important family relationships for the future.
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I have used Beth's mediation services over and over. She is sympathetic to the real concerns of both sides, while also not being afraid to confront the parties about unrealistic expectations. She has settled cases where I thought there was a 100% chance we were headed straight to trial. It also doesn't hurt that she is relatively inexpensive and provides a sliding scale for low-income families. Beth is awesome and I recommend her mediation services without reservation.
Lori Holyfield Divorce and separation Attorney
Relationship: Worked together on matter
|GA||Terminated - Nonpayment of Dues||2001||09/30/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2016|
|Dean's Award for Academic Excellence-Domestic Violence Clinic||University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law||2001|
|Dean's Award for Academic Excellence--Child Advocacy Clinic||University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law||2001|
|CALI Award--Domestic Violence Clinic||University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law||2001|
|CALI Award-Child Advocacy Clinic||University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law||2001|
|Attorney/Mediator||Elizabeth Yarbrough Family Law & Mediation||2014 - Present|
|Attorney/Mediator||Butler Sevier Hinsley & Reid, PLLC||2010 - 2014|
|Attorney/Mediator||Law and Mediation Office of Kendra Armstrong||2007 - 2010|
|Attorney||Holley, Waldrop, Nearn & Lazarov, PC||2005 - 2007|
|Attorney||Cohn Law Firm||2003 - 2004|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Memphis Collaborative Alliance||Board Member||2012 - Present|
|Memphis Bar Association Juvenile & Child Welfare Section||Member||2010 - Present|
|International Academy of Collaborative Professionals||Member||2010 - Present|
|Memphis Bar Association, Alternative Dispute Resolution Section||Member||2007 - Present|
|Memphis Bar Association||Member||2005 - Present|
|Memphis Bar Association, Family Law Section||Member||2005 - Present|
|Memphis Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section||Member||2005 - Present|
|Association of Women Attorneys||Member||N/A|
|Linda W. Seely Mediation Training||Domestic Violence Training||Family Mediation||2014|
|Jean Munroe Associates Mediation Training||Civil Mediation||Certificate in Civil Mediation||2007|
|National Judicial College||Administrative Law||Certificate||2005|
|Jean Munroe Associates Mediation Training||Family Mediation||Certificate in Family Mediation||2005|
|University of Memphis - Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2001|
|University of Wisconsin, Madison||Psychology||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1997|
|University of Memphis Counseling Department||Clinical Mental Health||N/A||N/A|
|McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific||Law||N/A||N/A|
|Must Have CLE For the Family Law Practitioner in 2012||Collaborative Law: The Secret is to Gang Up on the Problem Not Each Other||2012|
|Adoption Law: Start to Finish||Termination of Parental Rights||2011|