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Mari has been a prolific author of hundreds of articles which have been published in newspapers, magazines and legal journals.  She  passionately shares her expertise regarding negotiations, mediation, privacy issues, and relationship skill building in  layperson terms so  non-attorneys can easily incorporate her powerful tools for success..  In this section, click on the some of the articles she has written. She has also written six published non-fiction books.


Here is a bit about them:

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As a professor of Negotiations, she wrote a negotiation textbook for her Negotiation classes at Western State College of Law and the University of California, Irvine- Negotiate Your Way to Success.


This Negotiation Course was the best class I have  taken on this important subject- and the textbook Professor Frank wrote is filled with great exercises and tools I use every day. It’s an excellent resource- especially the acronyms to remember the steps to de-escalate conflict.

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She Co-Authored Steppingstones to Success – Experts Share Strategies For Mastering Business, Life and Relationships.

Steppingstone is a must read for those who want to learn from the most knowledgeable and innovator authors of our time.

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Mari,  a privacy expert (Certified by the International Association of Privacy Professionals), She authored Safeguard Your Identity – Protect Yourself with a Personal Privacy Audit (This book was included in her PBS Television Special- Protect Yourself in the Information Age)


Safeguard Your Identity is the most concisely written and useful protection against the privacy invasions of the information age and should be on every consumer’s bookshelf. 


Her other book used in the in the PBS Special  From Victim To Victor : A Step-by Step Guide For Ending the Nightmare of Identity Theft-  with a Foreword by Senator Dianne Feinstein and displayed in the White House when Mari gave a speech at the White House on consumer privacy, includes instructions for victim  of identity theft and a CD with the legal letters to write.

Ms. Frank’s book From Victim To Victor is the next best thing to having your own expert attorney-coach lead you through the steps to financial and personal recovery.


Mari blends her psychology training for her master’s degree with her many years of working with couples in divorce in the book she co-authored with a therapist Leonard Szymczak , Fighting For Love: Turn Conflict Into Intimacy.

What could be more rewarding than turning conflict into genuine intimacy.?  In this life-changing book the authors combine negotiation sills and therapeutic tools to show couples how to stop the destructive patterns.

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The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Recovering From Identity Theft. This book helps consumers protect themselves from privacy invasions and also helps them take back their identity and restore their good name .  There are step by step instructions and tips to make it easier to recover.  

 When it comes to Identity Theft, Mari Frank has been an informed champion of consumer rights. This book offers simple best practices  and she delivers wise guidance on what to do should the worse happen:  

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