Mediation & arbitration of public policy, land use, energy, transportation, insurance, personal injury, business, property, construction, employment, probate and other civil disputes; mediation, arbitration & dispute resolution teaching, training and systems design, implementation & evaluation; dispute prevention and resolution teaching and training for executive, management, business and government professionals.
Attorney 1978-2014 & mediator/arbitrator since 1985 in civil disputes; trainer and university teacher of negotiations and ADR to international university students and business executives and managers since 1995; adjunct professor of ADR for business executives and managers in Executive MBA Program in Viet Nam since 2009; faculty,trainer and panelist in ADR seminars, trainings and programs since 1994; ABA Dispute Resolution Section leadership Council, co-chair of International Committee and past co-chair of Mediation Committee; State Bar ADR Section co-chair,1994-2011; selected as Mediation Lawyer of the Year 2016 in Hawai’i and among Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyer in ADR; Martindale Hubbell AV rated; Lawyer as Problem Solver Award recipient; international consultant on arbitration law of Viet Nam to UNDP Viet Nam and Viet Nam Lawyers Association; international consultant to World Bank IFC on mediation and arbitration development in Viet Nam; international consultant to ABA International Legal Resource Center on mediation law of Egypt;consultant, collaborative inquiry, evaluation and problem-solving for complex public policy issues and conflicts.
Mediated and arbitrated over 1,000 civil cases; over 700 hours of mediation & arbitration training; trainer and university teacher of negotiations and mediation to national and international students in US since 1995; teacher and trainer of business executive and management graduate students in business dispute prevention and resolution since 2009; international consultant on ADR law and programs in Viet Nam, 2008, on ADR development in Viet Nam, 2013; on mediation law of Egypt, 2013; on Asia-Pacific International Mediation Summit, 2014-15
$350-$400/hr.; $1,500/half day mediation flat fee or $3,000/full day mediation flat fee (including premediation conferences & review of submittals); customized fee arrangements negotiable