Erik Wheeler


Chittenden, Franklin, Washington


Note: Erik offers mediation by videoconference if you are unable to meet in person.

Erik is a professional mediator who is passionate about helping people work through the challenges of coming to agreement on difficult topics. He is also an avid advocate for the field of mediation, fundamentally believing that “mediation provides a more equitable outcome and stronger agreements, while simultaneously preserving relationships in the process.”

In his mediation practice, Erik specializes in family issues such as divorce, post-divorce, parentage, and parenting agreements, estate settlements and small business disagreements.

Erik received his Masters in Mediation & Conflict Studies from Champlain College, and his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Vermont.

Erik teaches the Family Count's parent education course "Coping with Separation and Divorce". He is a member of the Website and Social Media Committee in the Association for Conflict Resolution, a national mediation group; he co-leads a local organization called Vermont Family Mediators; and he serves on the Assistance Panel for the Vermont Professional Responsibility Board. Erik is also the founder of the mediation site Mediation Resource, an information resource for the public.

Erik is a member of the American Bar Association and the Vermont Bar Association.

Areas of Practice:
Divorce (all issues), Post-Divorce, Parenting, Employment, Estate, Family, Landlord-Tenant, Online Mediation, Parent-Teen, Probate, Real Estate.


Masters in Mediation and Applied Conflict Studies from Champlain College
B.A. in Psychology from the University of Vermont