Our Director of Family Mediation, Athena Pendergrass is a listed Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 31 Family and Civil Mediator.  She is trained in both shuttle and collaborative mediation methods.  Athena worked 17 years with the Law Firm of Richard Banks & Associates.  She received her BS Degree from Covenant College and completed collaborative mediation training at PDRS in Chattanooga, TN. After mediating part-time for several years, she joined Solomon Family Solutions to mediate full-time in June 2018.  Athena is a traveling mediator, and she is happy to provide low cost mediation services for law firms and pro se clients in Blount, Monroe, McMinn, Bradley, Polk, and Hamilton Counties.


Athena is also a certified yoga instructor and has taught Sunday School for the last 10 years. Athena loves working with people to resolve issues and help them move forward with their lives in a positive way.

Solomon Family Solutions is blessed to have Athena’s passion, skill, and professionalism to assist those most in need of affordable family mediation services.