Stefanie Beninato is a mediator and mediation lawyer in the state of New Mexico. Beninato has over 600 hours of training including divorce, workplace, Equal Employment Opportunity, victim-offender, probate, environmental and parent-teen training. She has mediated over 620 cases, both privately and through courts and public agencies. She currently lives in Santa Fe, NM.

Types of cases with which she is familiar include family, divorce, workplace, Equal Employment Opportunity, real estate contracts, construction contracts, general contracts, landlord-tenant and neighbor problems, victim-offender.

She has facilitated discussion of the following issues: health, education, environmental, water, and land use.  Beninato has also arbitrated consumer cases for the Better Business Bureau.

Beninato has a Ph.D. in history which she feels gives her a perspective on why mediation is important. She has a law degree which reinforces her belief in the efficacy of mediation.