Adjunct Professor of LawPhone: (443) 524-0833
Louise Phipps Senft, an attorney, is the founder of the Baltimore Mediation/Louise Phipps Senft and Associates, the first transformative mediation firm in Maryland. She designed and continues to teach what was the first certificated mediation training course offered by the law school. Ms. Senft has mediated over 4000 family and organizational conflicts and designs and delivers training in conflict resolution and mediation for professionals, higher education, courts systems, families, companies, agencies, civic organizations and boards. Ms. Senft was voted “Baltimore’s Best” mediator, 2002 by Baltimore Magazine and named one of Maryland’s Top 100 Women for 2004 by The Daily Record. She lectures extensively and was appointed by Chief Judge Robert Bell of the Court of Appeals to the Maryland ADR Commission and was later appointed as Chair of the first ADR Family Mediation Initiative for the State. In 2003, she became the Chair of the State’s Mediator Grievance Committee for the Maryland Mediation and Conflict Resolution Office. Ms. Senft was the initiator, co-creator, lead trainer and supervisor for the Baltimore City Circuit Court Family Mediation Services Program. Ms. Senft is the co-founder of the Safe Haven Network, a church, police, school, community safety initiative for children in Baltimore City.