Business, Probate, Employment (Non-Union), Family Law
Dee Knapp is president and owner of Accord & Collaboration Dispute Resolution Services (ACDRS), a firm that provides workplace mediation, facilitation, conflict coaching and training. She has over twenty years of experience as both a litigating employment attorney and a conflict resolution expert. Organizations hire Ms. Knapp to assess the interpersonal sources of conflict and to collaborate on the interventions and change necessary to create a high functioning workplaces.
Ms. Knapp brings a sense of calm to tough situations and an enthusiastic energy to her coaching and training. Her consistent optimism that the heart of the matter leading to common ground can be discovered and explored has served as a source for resolution and inspiration for her clients.
Ms. Knapp is an adjunct professor at Seattle University School of Law teaching “Client Counseling and Negotiations”and “Mediation.” She teaches “Conflict Resolution” at Chapman University and classes such as “Organizational Behavior” and “Organizational Negotiations” for the University of Phoenix. A recognized authority on dispute resolution topics, she has presented workshops nationwide for, among others, the American Bar Association, University of Washington Law School ADR Conference, the Public Administrative Forum, USDA Civil Rights and Diversity Conference and the Federal Dispute Resolution conferences.
Dee, welcome! Good to see you here! Sure love to hear you add your voice to the discussion - dive-into the Members' Forum and make yourself heard! Please let me know if there's anything we can do in the section or on this network that would be a help to you. Always happy to hear it. And let's stay on top of this whole law-student involvement thing. They could show some real leadership here!
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