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IMI Qualified Mediator
Young Mediator
United States
Kentucky
English
Evaluative, Facilitative, Transformative
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From an early age, I developed an internationalist perspective that has inspired my empowering neutrality approach to Negotiation and Mediation. My approach focuses on fostering cooperation rather than influencing outcomes by using empowering neutrality to power the alternative dispute resolution process, enabling parties in dispute to be in control of the outcome. I specialize in Online Dispute Resolution focused on Negotiation and Mediation. I am the first International Mediation Institute (IMI) Qualified Mediator via Certified Mediator Training Program (CMTP), Mediation International, am qualified for recognition as an IMI Certified Mediator via Qualifying Assessment Program (QAP), Mediation International, am a Member of the IMI Young Mediators’ Initiative (YMI), and have completed the assessment and, therefore, training requirement,for IMI Online Mediator Specialization via IMI Qualifying Assessment Program (QAP) Institute for the Certification and Training of Lusophone Mediators (ICFML) via ODR Foundations.

Founder and Principal, Andrews Dispute Resolution, AndrewsDisputeResolution.com , Kentucky, United States Having experience in the retail, hospitality, insurance, recruiting and legal industries, I have a broad base of knowledge and practical experience from which to draw in dealing with disputes, whether it be legal or alternative dispute resolution. I have worked for Fortune 500 multinational companies and for both corporate legal departments and law firms in a wide range of practice areas.  Received a Certificate of Commendation by the City of Los Angeles for my work as a Law Clerk in the Office of the City Attorney, Los Angeles Harbor Division, California, United States.  Received a Certificate of Appreciation by the Honorable J. Spencer Letts, United States District Judge for the Central District of California, United States, for my work as a Judicial Extern. Licensed Active Life and Health Agent by both the Kentucky and California Departments of Insurance, United States Notary Public State at Large commissioned by the Kentucky Secretary of State and a Notary Signing Agent Certified and background-screened by the National Notary Association and Certified by Loan Signing System

Volunteer Mediator, Fayette County District Court, Small Claims Court Volunteer Mediation Program, Lexington, Kentucky, United States

Attorney, Active Member, Kentucky Bar Association, Kentucky, United States of America Qualified Mediator, International Mediation Institute (IMI) via Certified Mediator Training Program (CMTP), Mediation International Qualified for recognition as an IMI Certified Mediator via Qualifying Assessment Program (QAP), Mediation International IMI QAP Institute for the Certification and Training of Lusophone Mediators (ICFML) Online Mediator Specialization (in progress) Volunteer Mediator, Fayette County District Court, Small Claims Court Volunteer Mediation Program, Lexington, Kentucky, United States Kentucky Bar Association, Alternative Dispute Resolution Section, Member and Officer (Vice Chair) Kentucky Bar Foundation, Life Fellow Member, American Bar Association (ABA) Dispute Resolution Section Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) Task Force Working Group III (Guidance with respect to special issues relating to private ODR) Member, ABA Dispute Resolution Section Planning Committee of the inaugural Dispute Resolution Tech Expo Member, IMI Young Mediators' Initiative (YMI) Individual Panel Member, ADR ODR International Legal Member, Internetbar.org Institute (IBO) Associate Member, International Council for Online Dispute Resolution (ICODR) Exceeded the requisite Kentucky Court of Justice General Civil Litigation Mediation Roster training at IMI QAP, Mediation International

Training and Education

Completed the assessment for IMI Online Mediator Specialization via IMI QAP Institute for Certification and Training of Lusophone Mediators (ICFML) via ODR Foundations, 2021 Advanced Issues in ODR with Susan Guthrie, Kentucky Bar Association (KBA), Alternative Dispute Resolution Section, 1 hour of Continuing Legal Education credit, 2021 Institute for Certification and Training of Lusophone Mediators (ICFML) and Holistic, 2020 Solutions, Inc. (HSI), ODR Foundations Training, Online Dispute Resolution Practitioner Certification Program, Edition #3, 2021 ADR ODR International Master Class Training Series (First), 2020 Biased? Me? How Lawyers Can Recognize and Improve Interpersonal Skills, LawPay, Kentucky Bar Association (KBA), 1 hour of Continuing Legal Education, 2020 Learn to Mediate Online, Susan Guthrie, LLC, Kentucky Bar Association (KBA) Alternative Dispute Resolution Section, 1 hour of Continuing Legal Education credit, 2020 Kentucky Bar Association (KBA) 2020 Kentucky Law Update, Justice Through Peacemaking, KBA, 17.75 hours of Continuing Legal Education credits, 2020 Instituto de Certificação e Formação de Mediadores Lusófonos (ICFML) and Holistic, 2020 Solutions, Inc. (HSI), ODR Foundations Training, Online Dispute Resolution Practitioner Certification Program, Edition #2, 2020 edX Course, Communicating and Negotiating in a Dynamic Global World, 2020 IBO Academy Course, Practical Technology Tools for Professionals, 2020 Instituto de Certificação e Formação de Mediadores Lusófonos (ICFML) and Holistic Solutions, Inc. (HSI), ODR Foundations Training, Online Dispute Resolution Practitioner Certification Program, Edition #1, 2019 Litigating in a Divided Nation: Navigating Opinions & Presumptions While Seeking Justice, LawPay, Kentucky Bar Association (KBA), 1 hour of Continuing Legal Education credit, 2019  National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution (NCTDR) ODR Cyberweek Online Conference, 2019 Kentucky Bar Association (KBA) 2019 Kentucky Law Update, Use of Experts in Mediation and Other Strategies that Maximize Settlement (or Win at Trial), KBA, 10 hours of Continuing Legal Education credits, 2019 Kentucky Bar Association 2018 Continuing Legal Education Award for obtaining a minimum 60 CLE credit hours within a three year period, 2019 Kentucky Bar Association (KBA) Alternative Dispute Resolution Section and Family Law Section Basic Mediation Training, KBA, 8 hours of Continuing Legal Education credits, 2018 Virtual Mediation Lab Hands-On Training in Online Mediation, 2018 The Negotiation Academy inaugural full semester The Master Negotiator Course Certificate of Excellence for top 10% rank, 2018 Kentucky Bar Association (KBA) Alternative Dispute Resolution Section CLE Seminar Strategic Negotiation Skills with Thomas J.

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Susan
Andrews
Susan Andrews
859.433.4124
859.433.4124
Attorney, Mediator, Negotiator, Dispute Resolution Scientist
Andrews Dispute Resolution
United States

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