Bruce E. Meyerson
Bruce E. Meyerson is a mediator, arbitrator, and trainer in Phoenix, Arizona. He is a graduate of the Georgetown University Law Center (1972) where he was an Editor of the Law Journal. He received his undergraduate degree from Arizona State University. Mr. Meyerson was the founder and first Executive Director of the Arizona Center for Law in the Public Interest (where he now serves on the board of directors). He served on the Arizona Court of Appeals for almost five years where he heard over 1000 appeals. He served as General Counsel of Arizona State University from 1986 to 1990. From 1990 through 2000, Mr. Meyerson practiced commercial and employment litigation in Phoenix. Since 2000, his practice has focused on conflict resolution. He is a Past Chair of the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution and the State Bar of Arizona ADR Section. He is an adjunct professor at the Arizona State University College of Law teaching courses in all aspects of dispute resolution, including mediation and arbitration. He is a member of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals, the International Academy of Mediators, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and the College of Commercial Arbitrators. He serves as a board member of the AAA-ICDR Foundation where he chairs the Grants Committee. He is the Chair of the City of Phoenix Civil Service Board and a member of the City of Phoenix Police and Fire Pension Board and Phoenix Sister Cities Commission.
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The AAA-ICDR Foundation and How to Apply for Current Grant Funding
The Foundation’s 2020 funding cycle is intended to make contributions in two important areas: 1) making ADR processes more accessible and available; and 2) creating innovative ways to engage citizens in meaningful dialogue with one another and/or with government authorities, including the police, to address long-standing racial discrimination.
Guidelines For Mediation Of ADA Claims
Violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) continue to be a growing source of potential disputes between employees and employers. To assist in the mediation of ADA cases, a working group of practicing mediators, attorneys, program administrators and trainers has created ADA Mediation Guidelines designed to address "issues that are unique to resolving disability-related disputes." This article comments on certain responsibilities that the guidelines place on the mediator.