Twenty years of practicing divorce mediation gives Pusatier, Sherman, Abbott & Sugarman partner Steven Sugarman unique insites in how to deal with those with different political opinions.  What does his advice boil down to? Find common ground!  

“As Americans, we all have a common interest – we all want low unemployment, we all want secure borders, we all want a healthy infrastructure – but just different strategies of getting there,” said Sugarman.

"The key is we’re all in this together for the same common goals,” Sugarman said.

"Keep an eye on the big picture all Americans want to achieve," Sugarman said. "Remember our values of kindness and understanding, of working hard and helping our neighbor. These are the things that make America great regardless of who's in office."

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