Nancy Shuger

Nancy Shuger

Nancy B. Shuger is based in Maryland.  After retiring as a trial judge in 2011, she launched her mediation business. Her practice is multicultural, focusing primarily on family, small business, workplace, and congregational matters. She is experienced in, and enjoys, working with self-represented parties. 

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Articles and Video:

A Lot of Common Sense and a Little Mazel Can Go a Long Way (06/11/21)
This article illustrates how a combination of common sense and good luck can produce a positive outcome in mediation.

This Mediation Failed. Or, Did It? (11/23/18)
This article poses the question of how to evaluate success and failure of mediation.

Reconsidering How to Honor a Father's Wishes (08/03/18)
This article illustrates how a mediator can assist parties to move from their positions to their underlying interests.

ADR in the Spirit of the Season (02/16/18)
This article illustrates the power of the mediation process to transform conflict into common ground.

Why Gray is My Favorite Color (01/05/18)
This article addresses the relationship between mediator neutrality and success in mediation.

Expectations Great and Small (03/10/17)
This article addresses the benefit parties can gain by moving from unrealistic positions toward considering realistic solutions to a dispute.

“If I could just get the relevant parties into the room…” (03/04/16)
This article addresses the question of how a mediator can bring disputing parties to the table when only one has expressed interest in mediation.