Joyce Mitchell
Arbitrator Profile

Joyce Mitchell

Joyce is an attorney, licensed in Maryland (1980) and the District of Columbia (1975) . She is a Distinguished Fellow and Board Member of the International Academy of Mediators. Joyce has been the Pres. of Joyce A. Mitchell and Assoc. , P.C., since its inception in 1982. Joyce, a certified mediator in the states of Virginia and North Carolina for ten years, mediates and arbitrates complex employment, business, farm related finances, and securities cases nationwide. She facilitates public and organizational disputes. Joyce is a skilled mediation and negotiation trainer.

ADR Experience

Joyce mediates in the facilitative and transformative models and most often in a combination of models, as the situation requires.

Joyce has over 300 hours of mediation training in various methodologies. She has mediated more than 2000 cases.

Areas Of Practice

  • ADA
  • Boundary Disputes
  • Business
  • Civil (general)
  • Commercial
  • Congregational
  • Contracts
  • Education
  • EEOC
  • Elder
  • Employment
  • Financial Services
  • Franchise
  • Government
  • Hospitality/Travel/Restaurant
  • Insurance
  • Investment Arbitration
  • Labor - Management
  • Legal Services
  • Organizational
  • Postal Service
  • Professional Fees
  • Securities
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Workplace

Arbitrations

200

Mediations

2000

Fees and Provisos

Upon request, after a discussion of the issues, parties, immediacy of the service, location and in some cases the resources of the potential party to pay.

Come, let me help you resolve your dispute. The quality of the neutral in the room is important. Empathy for the situations in the forums and great listening skills must be evident at all times. The neutral must always be neutral.

Liability Insurance

  • Yes

ADR Training

  • 1996;Basic Mediation, 40 hrs.;Center for ADR
  • 1997;Mediation for the Professional, 30 hrs.; Mediation of Marital Disputes, 40 hrs.;Center for Dispute Settlement; Circuit Ct. P.G. Cty, MD
  • 1998;Effective Negotiating, 16 hrs.;Karras
  • 1999 and 2001;Transformative Mediation and Transformative II, 40 hrs.;US Postal Service
  • 1999-2001;Arbitrator Training; Chair, Labor Arb., 61 hrs.;Better Business Bureau; NASD, NBA in conjunction with FMCS
  • 2004-2008;Arbitrator Ethics; Expungement; on line 4.5 hrs.;NASD/FINRA
  • 2015;Ethics, Mediation Advocacy, Managing the Process, 8 hrs.;ABA
  • 2015;Imposing Sanctions in Arbitration; Managing Evidence, 5 hrs.;ABA
  • 2016;Speaking the Language of Business; How to prepare for Mediation 3 hrs.;ABA
  • 2016;Secrets to Success in Arbitration, 2 hrs.;ABA
  • 2016;The Power of Difference: Tools, 2 hrs.;MD Council for Dispute Resolution (MCDR)
  • 2017-2018;Mediation is not Las Vegas, on line 1.5 hrs; How to Bring Calm to Chaos, 2 hrs.;NC Bar Foundation
  • 2018;Thorny Issues: Ethical Minefields, on line 1.25 hrs.;NC Bar Foundation
  • 2019;The Psychology of Settlement, 1.25 hrs.; Issues and Rules, 1 hr.;NC Bar Foundation
  • 2019;Electronic Discovery, Practice Challenges; The Mediator as Village Elder, 2 hrs.;NC Dispute Resolution Commission
  • 2018;Ethical Dilemmas in ADR, 1 hr.;ABA Dispute Resolution Conf.
  • 2018;Staying Neutral; Implicit Bias; Eliminating Bias; Ethics 4 hrs.;ABA Dispute Resolution Conf
  • 2018;The Model Standards-Guiding Mediation Practice, 1 hr.;ABA Dispute Resolution Conf
  • 2018;Ethical Dilemmas Parts I & II, 3 hrs.;National Bar Association
  • 2018;Ethical Dilemmas in ADR, 1 hr.;ABA Dispute Resolution Conf.
  • 2018;Staying Neutral; Implicit Bias; Eliminating Bias; Ethics 4 hrs.;ABA Dispute Resolution Conf
  • 2018;The Model Standards-Guiding Mediation Practice, 1 hr.;ABA Dispute Resolution Conf
  • 2018;Ethical Dilemmas Parts I & II, 3 hrs.;National Bar Association (NBA)
  • 2018;Supreme Court and ADR (Boot Camp), 3 hrs.;NBA
  • 2019;Mediation Practicum, 3 hrs.;NBA and Amer. Arbitration Association
  • 2019;A Deep Dive into Difficult Conversations: The NeuroScience, 2 hrs.;MD Council for Dispute Resolution
  • 2019;Mediator Ethical Obligations: Educating the Public and Clients about ADR, 2 hrs.;MCDR

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