Mediation Topics for Immigration

Title: Mediation Topics for Immigration

Mediation Topics for Immigration will be presented by Tennessee Valley Mediation Association (TVMA) on February 19, 2019 at 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. The course is pending approval for 1.0 hour of CME.

The class “Mediation Topics for Immigration” will be presented by Rachel Bonano, J.D. Come and learn how to successfully implement mediation into domestic violence cases.


February 19, 2019 – 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm – Social with food and beverages starts at 5:30 pm.


Middlebrook Mediation and Training Center, 2117 Middlebrook Pike, Knoxville, TN 37921


$5 TVMA members

$20 non-members

$0 Students with I.D.

Who should attend:

Anyone needing continuous education for general, legal, and ethics credits to improve their mediator skills.


Ms. Bonano has a BA in Religious Studies with a minor in Chemistry from Vanderbilt University, and a JD, with honors, from University of Tennessee College of Law. She was admitted to practice before the immigration courts, in the State of Tennessee, the Eastern District of Tennessee, the 5th and 6th Circuits of the United States, and the United States Supreme Court. Ms. Bonano is fluent in Spanish and loves working with the Hispanic population in East Tennessee. She has had her own general practice firm for about seven years, principally serving the Hispanic population of East Tennessee. About 75% of her cases are immigration cases and of those about 75% are removal defense. Her second largest case type is domestic law, and she has attended many many meditations in that regard. Also, Ms. Bonano attends workers’ compensation meditations fairly regularly.




Tennessee Valley Mediation Association (TVMA)

Tennessee Valley Mediation Association is a 501(c) non-profit organization with the mission to provide Rule 31 mediation training and continuous education for existing and prospective professionals wanting to perform mediation services. The TVMA offers Rule 31 training in civil and family law.

Anyone needing continuous education for general, legal, and ethics credits may attend on the third Tuesday of each month. The time is 6:00 – 7:00 pm.

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