Tara Klena Barthel
Tara Klena Barthel (JD, MBA, University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana) has served as a professional Christian mediator for over twenty years. She also maintains her license to practice law in the state of Illinois, with her work focused in the area of high net worth (charitable) estate planning and Christian ADR. Tara formerly led the Institute for Christian Conciliation during its tenure under Ken Sande, and she continues to accept Christian conciliation cases and speaking engagements as her schedule so allows. Tara is the author of the peacemaking women's video series Living the Gospel in Relationships and coauthor of the books Peacemaking Women and Redeeming Church Conflicts. Tara also delights in serving her family as a homemaker and her community as a rhetoric teacher. To learn more, please visit www.tarabarthel.com.