Adjunct Professor of LawPhone: 301-589-7113
Joyce Ann Mitchell, is a graduate of the Howard University School of Law. She mediates and arbitrates complex employment and securities cases nationwide, the District of Columbia and Maryland. She is a certified mediator in the states of Virginia and North Carolina. She is on the mediator rosters of the various courts of suburban DC/MD, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the US Postal Service and several other Federal agencies. She arbitrates for FINRA (formerly the NASD Dispute Resolution) and the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR Institute). Ms. Mitchell has over 120 hours of mediation training in facilitative, transformative and mindfulness methodologies. She has mediated more than 1100 cases. Her training in labor arbitration was with the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service and the Better Business Bureau. Ms. Mitchell has completed in excess of 56 hours of arbitration training.
Joyce Mitchell is a past Chair of the Maryland State Bar Associationís Alternative Dispute Resolution Section Council, a Past Chair of the Attorney-Client Arbitration Board of the Bar Association of the District of Columbia and a past Co-Chair of the ADR Section of the Bar Association of Montgomery County, MD. She is an adjunct professor at the Columbus School of Law at Catholic University where she teaches ADR Techniques and the essential lawyering skills of Interviewing Counseling and Negotiation She conducts trainings in mediation, advanced negotiation and arbitration and is a frequent lecturer on negotiation, conflict resolution and effective advocacy in dispute resolution processes. Her legal practice of 30 years is limited to business, employment and labor law.