Dena Marshall

Dena Marshall Dena Marshall, JD, earned her law degree from American University, with a focus on peace negotiation and international law. While a law student, she published a law review article, competed in Moot Court, served as President of the International Law Society, and taught constitutional literacy to public high school students. Dena graduated cum laude from Amherst College where she studied the roots of human conflict as expressed through religious practice.

Dena is fluent in Spanish, and has directed her dispute resolution services to serve the unique needs of Spanish speaking parties.  She is a member of the Oregon Mediation Association, Association for Conflict Resolution, Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, and Oregon Women Lawyers.  Dena brings a fun-loving efficiency to the mediation session.

Growing up in rural New York State, Dena was active in 4-H, raised sheep and chickens, and grew vegetables for sale to a local supermarket. In her free time, Dena enjoys hiking, gardening, ultimate frisbee and spending time with her family.

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From Dena Marshall (10/11/11)
The newsletter feed through has been instrumental in helping to keep my practice visible to clients! Jim and his ever-helpful staff are always responsive, flexible, and easy to work with and in general, I find that the articles and job opportunities I find on are relevant to my work, interesting to read, and easy to digest. It's a pleasure. Thank you!

A Tribute To Rob Williams (03/22/10)
This is a tribute to Rob Williams and my contemporaries in the field, the next generation of pillars of dispute resolution professionalism.

Invitación a nuestros colegas y lectores para publicar (06/08/08)
Hemos cumplido casi un año deñol y con mucha apreciación les agradecimos a todos nuestros prolíficos autores que nos habían proveído la fuerte base del proyecto. Ahora seguimos buscando artículos para seguir el crecimiento para adelante. Selects Dena Marshall as First Spanish Language Editor (09/19/07)
Jim Melamed, CEO of Resourceful Internet Solutions, Inc. (RIS), home of, announced on September 17, 2007 that Dena Marshall, a leading bi-lingual mediator from Portland, Oregon will be’s first ever Spanish Editor. This appointment coincides with’s establishment of and’s general international expansion.