Joyce A. G. Mitchell, Esq. is an attorney licensed in Maryland and the District of Columbia. She is a Distinguished Fellow and a Board Member of the International Academy of Mediators. Ms. Mitchell has been the president of Joyce A. Mitchell and Assoc. since its inception in 1982. She is a certified mediator in the states of Virginia and North Carolina.
Ms. Mitchell is a nationally recognized attorney and professional in the field of alternative dispute resolution. She has been an arbitrator since 1997 when she began her volunteer service with the Better Business Bureau. She has served as an arbitrator on several national arbitrator commercial and employment panels and now arbitrates for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), the American Arbitration Association (AAA) and CPR the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR). Over the years, she has arbitrated numerous complex securities, employment, and business matters. Her training in labor arbitration was with the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service. Her commercial arbitration training was with and is ongoing with AAA, FINRA and CPR. She has served as a Panel Chair for both organizations. Ms. Mitchell has completed more than 120 hours of arbitration training. She has taught arbitration as an adjunct at the Carey School of Law for eight (8) years.
Ms. Mitchell has been practicing mediation since 1996 and has mediated more than 2000 cases. She is a certified mediator in the states of Virginia and North Carolina. She mediates for the U. S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the MD Dept of Agriculture mediation program and FINRA. Ms. Mitchell is on the roster of mediators for several ADR private dispute resolution providers and mediates for them nationwide for other federal agencies. She is a skilled negotiator and has had more than 400 hours of conflict resolution, and multi-party facilitation in various subject areas, levels, and mediation approaches. She conducts multi-party facilitation sessions, early neutral evaluations, organizational and management inquiries, fact finding and speaks regularly at various professional associations’ meetings on the uses on ADR techniques.
From 2002 -2012, Ms. Mitchell taught ADR Techniques as an adjunct at the Columbus School of Law at Catholic University in Washington, DC. Ms. Mitchell provides conflict resolution trainings to groups. She served as co-trainer for the Maryland State Bar Association’s 40-hour Basic Mediation Training for five (5) years. She is a former Chair of the MSBA ADR Section, Co-Chair of the ADR Section of the Bar Association of Montgomery County, MD, and 2nd Vice Chair of the ADR Section of the National Bar Association. She has returned to serve on the MSBA ADR Section Council for 2021-2023.
Joyce A. Mitchell and Associates, P. C.
P. O. Box 2112
Rockville, MD 20847-2112
301 589-7113; firstname.lastname@example.org