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's required standards of mediation practice.Premium Member

Dee Knapp

Dee Knapp, president and founder, provides conflict coaching, mediation, and facilitation in the workplace, in employment situations, business partnerships, dissolution, board disputes, homeowner association and neighbor disputes and other such matters to clients in the Seattle area. For cases outside the Seattle area, Dee can work with you to provide virtual assistance or will travel for face to face contact with an agreement to cover travel expenses.

Dee customizes her mediation approach to fit the needs and desires of her mediation clients. Her facilitation of large groups in the workplace focuses on reaching common ground while teaching people to overcome conflict. She shares her mediation skills with managers in her workplace trainings so that they too can bring about early dispute resolution.

Over 30 years of dispute resolution experience. In addition to private practice, have taught and trained hundreds of other mediators and conflict managers through Seattle University School of Law and the Dispute Resolution Center of King County.


B.A. Psychology and Sociology University of Colorado
J.D. University of Washington School of Law

Areas Of Practice

  • Partnership
  • Workplace
  • Health Care
  • ADA
  • Business
  • Civil (general)
  • Commercial
  • Community
  • Contracts
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • Education
  • Employment
  • Marital Mediation
  • Sexual Harrassment
  • HOA
  • Environmental
  • Family
  • General
  • Online Mediation
  • EEOC
  • Postal Service
  • Police
  • Cross Cultural
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Elder
  • Adult Family
  • Natural Resources
  • Foreclosure
  • Parent-Teen
  • Restorative (Juvenile)
  • Restorative (Criminal)
  • Government
  • School/Education
  • Non Profits
  • Neighbor to Neighbor
  • Pet Mediation
  • Labor - Management
  • Land Use
  • Landlord - Tenant
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Organizational
  • Probate
  • Professional Fees
  • Real Estate
  • Special Education
  • Personal Injury
  • Victim - Offender
  • Workers Comp

Additional Services

  • Advanced Mediation Trainer
  • Communication Skills Trainer
  • Systems Designer
  • Mediator
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Collaborative Professional
  • Facilitator
  • Online Mediator
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Mediation Trainer
  • Conflict Coach

Liability Insurance

  • Yes

Professional Associations

  • AAA - American Arbitration Assoc.
  • ACR - Assoc. for Conflict Resolution
  • WMA - Washington Mediation Assoc.

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