Professional Details

Libby Morrison Pritchard
Associate Mediator

Phase Vision LLC

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815 N Patrick St
Alexandria, VA 22314
(503) 734-7534


Description of Practice

Practice areas: Environment, water resources, land use, mining, aggregate mining, agriculture, construction, natural resources, workplace disputes, athletic teams, community mediation, small claims court mediation, family disputes, small businesses.

Professional Background

Elizabeth "Libby" Morrison Pritchard is the founder, owner, and president of Phase Vision, a woman-owned mediation and facilitation firm based out of Alexandria, VA. She specializes in environmental conflict management and transformation, particularly within the mining industry.

Her practice also focuses on team conflict resolution and mediation for athletic and workplace teams; she was a DI and DIII volleyball player, high school and club volleyball coach, and has worked on numerous professional teams in both the public and private sectors. Libby has worked with athletic, workplace, and academic teams, been a small claims court mediator, and facilitated multi-day communication and conflict resolution workshops for diverse and international teams. Libby has also published a conflict assessment framework: The Phase-Vision Map, which she has successfully used with teams and stakeholders to better understand large, longstanding, and complex "wicked" conflicts.


  • Informal athletic team mediator (2013 - 2017)
  • Academic researcher: natural resources conflict management (2012 - present)
  • Small claims and community mediator with Clackamas County Dispute Resolution Services (2016 - 2017)
  • Volunteer mediator, facilitator, and outreach team member Community Mediation DC (CMDC) (2018 - present)
  • Communications and conflict resolution facilitator (2012 - present)


  • BS, Environmental Science, Juniata College, 2012
  • MS, Water Policy and Management, Oregon State University, 2015
  • MS, Geography, Oregon State University, 2016
  • Post Graduate Certificate, Water Conflict Management and Transformation, 2016


Dates    Trainer(s)    Title   
2010    Dr. Celia Cook-Huffman    Mediation - 16 hours
2012    Dr. Andrew Murray    Water and Conflict - 30 hours
2013    Dr. Aaron Wolf & Dr. Todd Jarvis    Water Conflict Management and Transformation (Natural Resources Leadership Academy) - 40 hours
2014    Dr. Gregg Walker    Theories of Conflict and Conflict Management - 30 hours


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Areas of Practice

  • Agriculture & Ranching
  • Animal
  • Boundary Disputes
  • Business
  • Civil (general)
  • Community
  • Construction
  • Energy
  • Environmental
  • Family
  • General
  • Government
  • International
  • Labor - Management
  • Land Use
  • Landlord - Tenant
  • Natural Resources
  • Non Profits
  • Oil and Gas
  • Organizational
  • Partnership
  • Pet Mediation
  • Public Policy
  • School/Education
  • Small Claims
  • Sports
  • Workplace

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Communication Skills Trainer
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Conflict Coach
  • Strategic Planning
  • Collaborative Professional
  • Facilitator
  • Online Mediator

References available upon request.

This dispute resolution professional keeps professional liability insurance.