Oliver Ross

Oliver Ross


Oliver Ross, JD*, PhD founded Out-of-Court Solutions Inc. in 1995 and has since mediated over 1200 divorce, family, workplace, and contract disputes. Dr. Ross is a select member of the Maricopa Superior Court Family Mediation roster. He is also an approved mediator for the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, National Association of Securities Dealers, and Arizona Association of Realtors.

Oliver is uniquely qualified as a mediator. He was a trial attorney for nineteen years and is still licensed to practice law in *California only; he operated a family-owned business for five years, and earned a Master’s degree in clinical psychology in 1992 and a Doctorate in behavioral psychology in 1994. Oliver has achieved the prominent status of Advanced Practitioner Member of the National Association for Conflict Resolution in divorce, family and workplace matters, and from 2005-2006 was president of the Arizona chapter.

Oliver has conducted numerous workshops and conflict resolution trainings for business enterprises, nonprofit organizations, and governmental agencies. His column, “Mastering Conflict,” is regularly published by the Arizona Business Journal, and he has written numerous articles for professional and industry publications including, “The Anatomy of Anger,” Dr. Ross’s book, Situational Mediation: Sensible Conflict Resolution, and booklet, “Mastering Workplace Conflict: It’s an Inside Job,” have received wide acclaim.

Contact Oliver Ross

Website: www.outofcourtsolutions.com

Articles and Video:

Divorce Mediation: A Prototype for Positive Co-Parenting (11/17/17)
This article provides an approach to positive co-parenting while enduring a divorce. This involves constructive communication, renovating hostile environments, and having the mediator pose as a role model for a positive co-parenting experience.

The Anatomy of Anger (08/26/02)
Do we have a choice whether to be angry? Can we opt not to feel upset, furious, or resentful? Based on my own experiences, as well as helping others deal with anger in my role as a professional mediator, I have come to know that the answer to both of these questions is unequivocally, yes! Here’s why.