Mike Niemeyer is the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Coordinator for the Oregon Department of Justice where he supports Oregon State agency dispute resolution and collaborative problem-solving activities. He was previously the Executive Director for the Oregon Dispute Resolution Commission. He has also provided ADR-related assistance to other state governments, federal agencies and the State of Israel. Before coming to Oregon he established a large community mediation program in Orange County California and was the Executive Director for the Victim-Offender Mediation Association. He has mediated hundreds of controversies from complex water disputes to workplace interpersonal matters. He has an M.A. in Negotiation and Conflict Management, MA in Theology and B.S. in Microbiology.
Oregon Department of Justice