This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Robert Creo, one of the founders of the International Academy of Mediators, filmed as part of Mediate.com's "The Mediators: Views from the Eye of the Storm" Series.
Robert A. Creo received his B.A. in 1974 from Brandeis University and received his J.D. in 1977 from Washington University School of Law. Mr. Creo is a mediator, arbitrator and educator. He has been an Adjunct Professor at Duquesne University School of Law since 1991.
Mr. Creo has arbitrated or mediated over 2,000 cases since 1979, including numerous serious injury/death claims, complex business transactions and cases involving multimillion dollar settlements. Mr. Creo has been retained to serve as settlement counsel by law firms to negotiate complex and/or large claims on their behalf. For many years, he had served as a neutral for professional football, baseball and the United States Senate.
Mr. Creo has published extensively and is active as an educator on ADR, including providing advanced mediator training throughout North America and Europe. He belongs to numerous professional organizations including having served as the first President of the International Academy of Mediators (IAM).