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Meeting in the middle

Eric MacLeish, scarred by litigating, finds healing with someone who shares his passion for mediation

By Bella English
Globe Staff / November 1, 2011

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Attorney Eric MacLeish, best known for his combative litigation on behalf of those sexually abused by priests, has, along with a therapist, started a mediation business that, they hope, will keep parties out of court. But recently, MacLeish and his fiancee, Celia Woolverton, have opened - in Boston as well as in New Hampshire - what they believe is a unique mediation practice that combines his legal expertise with her counseling expertise.

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