Jeremy Olson is a private practice mediator and consultant located in southwestern PA. In addition to his practice, Olson lectures as an adjunct professor at Seton Hill University. He holds certifications in business & family / divorce and transformative mediation and is a member of the National Association of Certified Mediators and the Pennsylvania Council of Mediators. Olson holds an MS from Shippensburg University of PA as well as a BS from Slippery Rock University of PA. He has recently been honored as the first "Most Outstanding Graduate" of the American Center for Conflict Resolution Institute at its 10th Anniversary celebration and will be included in the 2009 publication of "Outstanding Graduates and Famous Alumni" by the Distance Education and Training Council. Prior to becoming a mediator, Olson served more than a decade as a Juvenile Probation Officer. He was recognized early in his career as an expert in delinquency and assisted Pennsylvania's in defining the skills, competencies and knowledge required for professionals entering the discipline by serving on the first DACUM Panel for the Commonwealth's Juvenile Justice services.