Dr. Milfred "Bud" Dale, Licensed Attorney & Psychologist
Bud is an attorney and licensed psychologist who mediates and litigates family law cases. Prior
to becoming an attorney, he often worked with attorneys, parents, and the courts to resolve
emotionally charged, high conflict family law cases. He has the tools to negotiate workable solutions.
Bud earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri, and a
Masters of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Child and Developmental Psychology at The
Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. After a one-year Predoctoral Internship in Clinical Child
Psychology at McLean Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston, he completed a two-year
Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Clinical Psychology as a Child Fellow at the Menninger Clinic in
Topeka, Kansas. During eight years at Menninger as a Staff Psychologist, he directed an inpatient
unit for children, designed and directed the Adolescent Transitional Program, and designed
and directed the Child and Adolescent Day Treatment Center.
During his fifteen years of private practice, Bud has provided individual, group, and family therapy.
His practice over the past ten years has focused on evaluations, therapy, and other specialized
interventions in high conflict families of divorce. He is a Kansas Supreme Court-approved mediator,
serves as a court-appointed domestic case manager, and is a co-leader of Horizons, an award-winning,
court-sponored psychoeducational program for children and parents in high conflict families. He has
also served as an expert evaluator and witness in licensing board cases and sex offender evaluations. Bud's Vita
Bud maintained his psychology practice while attending Washburn University School of Law. While at law school, he earned certificates
in Advocacy and Family Law. As an advocate for children, he filed an Amicus Curiae brief in the United States Supreme Court on behalf