Mediation Center of the Coastal Empire Welcomes Back Lee Robbins

Staff Report From Savannah CEO

Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

The Mediation Center of the Coastal Empire is pleased to welcome back Lee Robbins as the new Director of Mediation Services.

Robbins most recently served as the Housing Advocate for the Georgia Legal Services Program. In that role, he supported and helped clients in Chatham, Bryan, Effingham, Bulloch, Candler, Evans, Tattnall, Toombs, Emanuel, Liberty, and Long counties by holding tenant rights workshops, developing and providing educational materials, attending grievance hearings, focusing on outreach and community development, and identifying barriers to subsidized housing.

Robbins previously worked with the Mediation Center for five years, as a Case Manager and then as the Director of Programs. As the Director of Programs, Robbins assisted in helping to open the Family Law Resource Center, led parenting and legitimation classes, and promoted and taught the BRAVE (Building Relationships and Voicing Emotions) program.

Robbins earned his Associate of Arts in Business Administration and Management from Florida Community College at Jacksonville, Bachelor of Science in Social Sciences from Jacksonville University, and a Master of Social Work from Florida State University. He is a trained civil, domestic, and domestic violence mediator, and is a member of the National Association of Social Workers.

“I am thrilled Lee has accepted this important position with us,” Mediation Center Executive Director Jill Cheeks said. “His background, skills and dedication make him an ideal choice. Lee is focused, driven and will be an asset to the Mediation Center’s team, our stakeholders and the citizens we serve.”