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Law Offices of Jonathan E Kaufmann, PLLC
11800 Sunrise Valley Drive
Reston, VA 20191
Description of Practice
Mr. Kaufmann has been practicing as a certified mediator, facilitator and arbitrator for more then 30 years. Specialized mediation areas include divorce, employment, business, labor relations. Has mediated more than 1800 cases. Goals-provide prompt,reasonably priced and impartial services; Administrative Judge-Employment Field Arbitrator-Divorce; Labor Relations Oganizational facilitation-works with organizations to get at the root causes of conflict and then helps resolve the concerns; Coaching: Coaches managers and employees in various ways to improve their effectiveness in the workplace. Facilitate Legal Settlements- See below Trains mediators
BS-Cornell University JD-American University Member-Virginia Bar Certified Mediator-Virginia Mediator-EEOC mediation program Administrative Judge-EEOC (Contract basis) Chairman-AARP Grievance Board Former Chair- GAO Personnel Appeals Board Member- Arbitration Panels including American Arbitration Administration; Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service.
Private Practice since 1981. Over 35-years experience; more then 1800 mediation cases handled DIVORCE cases-More then 1000, all aspects including custody, support,property, taxes, pension, debt; drafts agreements. Most cases resolved in 2-3 sessions. EMPLOYMENT cases- more then 600; all types of disputes-private and Federal sector; considerable experience with complex and controversial cases.
BS-Cornell University JD-American University
|5-13-13||Jonathan E. Kaufmann||Art of Questions-Advanced mediation|
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|10-1-12||Jonathan E. Kaufmann||The Limits of Rationality-Effective Conversations with Difficult Individuals|
Familiar and uses all types of mediation approaches including facilitative, Transformative; interest based; evaluative. Tries to help parties find solutions they want. Does this by encouraging each person's participation and identifying concerns. Prefers to work with parties in the room together; can effectively use caucus when needed. Experienced in handling large dollar settlements.
DIVORCE Mediation services-$375 per hour; Agreements- $975 flat fee. 1/2 half hour free phone consultation EMPLOYMENT - LABOR RELATIONS Mediation services-$225 per hour; $1250 per day. Faciliatation/Coaching: $225 per hour BUSINESS Mediation services-Tailored to dispute. AMERICAN EXPRESS, VISA and MASTERCARD accepted
Highly experienced-Connects with many types of people; flexible approach and focuses on parties' expressed needs and concerns. Helps parties find solutions in almost every case. Most Divorce mediation cases completed in 5 hours or less.
Areas of Practice
- ADA (30 mediated)
- Business (15 mediated)
- Divorce (all issues) (1,200 mediated)
- EEOC (50 mediated)
- Employment (800 mediated)
- Labor - Management (60 mediated)
- Organizational (30 mediated)
- Postal Service (15 mediated)
- Advanced Mediation Trainer
- Communication Skills Trainer
- Mediation Consultant
- Mediation Trainer
- Representational Lawyer
- Conflict Coach
- Mediating Lawyer
- Online Mediator
- Online Arbitrator
References available upon request.
This dispute resolution professional keeps liability insurance.
AttachmentsFacilitated Legal Settlements services.doc
FMCS- resume 2693-revised 7-11-16-2.docx
FMCS- resume 2693-revised 7-11-16-21.docx
The Limits of Rationality-1-day workshop for Supervisors and HR-EEO professionals.doc