Efrat Almog is highly educated and experienced in the field of mediation, negotiation, consulting and training.
She is a NYU Polytechnic Business Management graduate and a Doctoral student in the Conflict Resolution Department at NOVA University in Florida.
Ms. Almog is a Florida Supreme Court Certified County, Circuit Civil, Appellate and Family Mediator. 

Ms. Almog served as a Board Director in ACR: Association for Conflict Resolution  and was the Section Director, in charge of 14 sections in the conflict resolution field.

She is recognized as a Mediation Trainer by the Israeli Court Management, she teaches various courses to literally hundreds of students in colleges and universities, She lectures in companies and organizations in the related fields of Conflict Management, Conflict Resolution, Negotiation, Communication, Facilitation and Consulting.
Ms. Almog has established several Mediation  Centers and she was the manager of a community mediation center. She has mediated and negotiated in thousands of cases, advised and trained in many companies and organizations 
such as the Israeli IRS, Israeli Tax Authority, the National Insurance Institute, Hospitals, Municipalities and private companies.

In addition, she has served as a co-Judge at the labor court. 
She assisted in conducting a research for the US Congress regarding Workplace Mediation. 
Ms. Almog is a member of ACR, MBB, AFCC, IACM, APFM, ABA, IACP, PON.  

Ms. Almog’s unique experience and education in conflict management and business  has given her an in-depth understanding of her clients' needs.  This combination of skills has helped her develop a complete process that allows the parties to obtain conflict resolution process at an affordable price in terms of both dollars and emotional cost. 
This model was designed to make the transition to alternative conflict resolution more desirable than the traditional attorney-driven process.

Efrat Bio - 

2014-2017 PhD studies, Department of Conflict Resolution, Nova University.
2002-2004: PhD studies, Department of Negotiation and Dispute Resolution, Bar Ilan University.
2000- 2002: M.BA, NYU- poly, New York.

Certificate courses:
2018: State of Florida- Notary Public

2017: Advanced Conflict Resolution Practice – Nova university.

2017: Florida Supreme Court Certified Appellate Mediator.

2015: Florida Supreme Court Certified County Mediator.

2014-2015: Negotiation, Mediation, Facilitation, Nova University.

2014: Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator.

2014: Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Mediator.

2006 – 2013: Family Law, Faculty of Law, Bar Ilan University, Israel.

2012: IACP- Collaborative Mediation Practice certificate course.
2010: Directors Course, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel.

2006-2010: Negotiation, Arbitration, Family Law, Israeli Bar Association.

2003: Mediation and Family Mediation, Bar Ilan University, Israel.

2020 – Present Mediator Qualifications & Discipline Review Board, Florida Supreme Court, Dispute Resolution Center.
2016 – Present Florida Supreme Court Certified Appellate, Family, Circuit Civil and County Mediator
2015 - 2018 Researcher for the American Congress
2015 - 2018 Board Director - Sections Director- Association for Conflict Resolution.
2014 - 2017 Board Director in large - ACR
2015 - 2016 MBB - Israeli-American Task Committee.
2015 - FLAFCC- Planning Committee Annual Conference.
2013 - present: CEO and founder of Gishoor LLC, Mediation, Coaching, Consulting and Negotiation Center in the US. 
2003 - 2013: Founder and manager of "Efrat - Mediation and Negotiation Center". Three branches in Israel.
2005 - 2013: A Lecturer at Israeli colleges and universities on: Negotiation, Conflict Management, conflict resolution, Mediation, Family Mediation, Arbitration, communication, conflict coaching.
2010 - 2013:  Founder and manager of a Community Mediation Center.
2005 - 2008: Co- judge, Labor Court, Tel Aviv.                             
2005:  Mediation Training Certified by the Israeli Courts Management.
2004: Certified as a Court Mediator.

In addition:
2021 – Presenter at AFCC Annual Conference.
2017 - Presenter at Nova University exhibition 
2016 - Presenter at The Workers’ Compensation Institute (WCI) Annual Conference
2016 - Presenter at The ACR Annual conference. 
2016 – Presenter at The Werner Institute Creighton University - School of Law Webinar
2013 - Presenter at the  APFM Annual conferences.
2012 - Presenter at the ACR Annual conference. 
2009 – 2013: Producer of 6 Negotiation and Mediation Conferences.

Member of:
ABA: Conflict Resolution Section.
ACR: Association for Conflict Resolution.
IACM: The International   Association For Conflict Management.
PON: Negotiation Programs at Harvard Business School.
IACP: International Academy of Collaborative Professionals. 
APFM: The Academy of Professional Family Mediators.
AFCC: Association of Family and Conciliation Courts.
MBB: Mediators beyond Borders.
Friends of Harvard Business School (HBS) Executive Education.

2012 - Lawyering Mediation, Perspectives on changes in Mediation -Focusing in lawyers’ entry into Mediation - Thesis research.
2018 – 55 Tips for Conflict Management.