Senior Mediator

Senior MediatorThis mediator has at least 100 hours of mediation training, 500 hours of mediation experience, agrees to take part in at least 12 hours per year of continuing mediation education, and subscribes to Mediate.com's required standards of mediation practice.Certified Online MediatorCertified Mediator

Jeff Trueman

Helping lawyers & parties manage conflict & negotiate resolution.

I mediate conflict because I am drawn to meaningful conversations with people at a time when they need to make significant decisions. I appreciate the power of listening and dialogue – it saved my marriage and changed my life.


Past director of dispute resolution for the Circuit Court for Baltimore City and solo practicing attorney.

ADR Experience

  • Experienced in a wide variety of litigated and pre-litigated conflict resolution.
  • Conducted over 1,500 mediations and settlement conferences.
  • Specializing in interpersonal conflict. Manager of difficult conversations.
  • Emphasizing pre-session preparation. Patient listener. Creative closer.

Approach

My goal is to help parties find a way to solve problems and resolve conflict. My job starts the minute I accept a case. I work until it’s settled.

My style may change over the life of a case, adapting to the needs and requests of the parties. Expect me to listen, ask questions, negotiate, problem-solve, evaluate, propose, and at times direct. We will have frank discussions about the risks and potential benefits of resolving the dispute through negotiation instead of litigation.

I am comfortable using technologies such as audio/video conferencing, texting, and other tools that increase efficiency and reduce costs.

Education

University of Baltimore School of Law. LL.M candidate at the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine School of Law. Over 400 hours of mediation training.

Areas Of Practice

  • Accidents
  • ADA
  • Adult Family
  • Animal
  • Automotive
  • Bankruptcy
  • Boundary Disputes
  • Business
  • Civil (general)
  • Commercial
  • Community
  • Construction
  • Contracts
  • Criminal
  • Cross Cultural
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • EEOC
  • Elder
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment
  • Entertainment
  • Environmental
  • Estate Planning
  • Family
  • Foreclosure
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Landlord - Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Neighbor to Neighbor
  • Nursing Home
  • Online Mediation
  • Partnership
  • Personal Injury
  • Police
  • Probate
  • Products Liability
  • Real Estate
  • Sexual Harrassment
  • Small Claims
  • Tax
  • Technology
  • Transportation
  • Victim - Offender
  • Workers Comp

Additional Services

  • Advanced Mediation Trainer
  • Conflict Coach
  • Facilitator
  • Mediation Trainer
  • Mediator-Arbitrator
  • Systems Designer

Fees and Provisos

Full-day, half-day, and hourly rates available.

Liability Insurance

  • Yes

Professional Associations

  • ABA DR - ABA Section of DR
  • AAA - American Arbitration Assoc.
  • IAM - International Academy of Mediators
  • AAA - American Arbitration Association

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