Have you always wondered what the difference between arbitration and mediation is? Listen in as attorney, mediator and arbitrator, Daniel Preston Dozier, discusses the fact and fiction of arbitration. You’ll learn the pros and cons of arbitration and how mediation is similar to and completely different from arbitration and how both are different than going to court.
Daniel P. Dozier, a member of the law firm of Press, Potter & Dozier, LLC, received his J. D. in 1971 from Wayne State University. He is an internationally-recognized pioneer in conflict management and collaborative decision-making, with nearly 35 years of experience as an attorney, negotiator, and mediator, and 25 years as a mediator and facilitator of complex multi-party environmental and public policy, employment, contract and commercial disputes. He has been appointed by United States District Courts throughout the United States to mediate complex environmental cases and is listed on numerous rosters of neutrals. Dozier has been admitted to the practice of law in Michigan, the District of Columbia, and Maryland and is a member of the District of Columbia Bar and the Maryland State Bar Association. He was an adjunct professor at the Vermont Law School where he taught Environmental Dispute Resolution from 1989 to 2000.
Stephen Kotev is a Washington D.C. based conflict resolution consultant offering mediation, negotiation, conflict analysis, facilitation, training and somatic education to private and government clients. He holds a Master of Science degree from George Mason University’s School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution and a black belt in the Japanese martial art of Aikido. He is a former employee of the Association for Conflict Resolution, the American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution, the Ohio Commission on Dispute Resolution and Conflict Resolution and the D.C. Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency as an ADR Specialist.