Deborah Bennett Berecz

4250 Chicago Dr. SW
Grandville, Michigan 49418
United States
Office Phone: 269-428-3447
Member since 2005
Membership Type: IACP


Lawyer, Mediator

Deborah Berecz is pleased that residents of West Michigan now have the option of utilizing Collaborative Law to divorce with dignity and respect. She has represented parties in the adversarial process and mediated for over 200 families. She looks forward to talking with you about 'divorce without court.'

Area(s) of Practice: Collaborative Law, Family Law, Mediation
License(s): Licensed to practice law in Michigan

Professional Activities

President, Collaborative Practice Institute of Michigan ~Co-founder and Chair, Collaborative Divorce Professionals of W. Michigan, Former chair, Alternative Dispute Resolution Section, State Bar of Michigan ~

Undergraduate Education

Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Andrews University

Professional Education

Juris Doctor degree, Notre Dame Law School
Numerous courses in mediation and Collaborative practice


Divorce without court allows families to preserve dignity and respect. During one of life's most difficult transitions, it provides spouses with clarity and direction over their future without turning it over to a third party to decide. It's hard enough. The legal process shouldn't make it more difficult. Feel freel to call for more information or go to
Training Offered

The PRISM Perspective, LLC leads a 2-1/2 day multidisciplinary basic training designed around adult learning principles. Adults have to been actively engaged and having fun in order to learn. Advanced training on conducting a passionate initial client interview and advanced negotiation techniques provided as well.

Training Conducted

Collaborative Multi-disciplinary training to launch a Collaborative Practice since 2009.
Presented at Advanced Training Workshops and IACP

Collaborative Training Offered

May 2009, 2010 and 2012 and Sept 2011 with The PRISM Perspective, LLC training team.

Collaborative Training Reference

Natalie Alane, President Collaborative Practice Institute of Michigan.