Janet Mitchell
Fort Wayne, IN
I've mediated 1,400 disputes over 30 years & teach mediation with cfocus on common ground
Consumer Advocate, Industry Expert/Consultant, Legal Professional, Public mediator/negotiator

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About Janet

I am an experienced mediator and mediation trainer. I use a common ground model of mediation. I am a lawyer and I have a degree in psychology, and have mediated over 1,400 disputes during the last 30 years. I graduated from the University of Michigan Law School and focus on interpersonal communication and conflict resolution.

Knows about
  • Defamation / free speech

    Constitutional law practice

  • Divorce / family law

    Elder Decisions, Discrimination, ADA, Consumer, Contract Disputes, Adult Sibling, Organization & Church Conflicts

  • Education

    Special Education and Vocational Rehab Mediation

  • Civil rights / discrimination

    Served as mediator for USPS, TSA, VA, Voc Rehab, Agriculture, and DOE

  • Healthcare

    Mediate between providers snd patients, ADA

  • Home improvement

    mediate between contractors, construction disputes

  • HR and Employment Law

    Taught Employment Law courses, mediate EEO discrimination disputes

  • Landlord / tenant

    Served as civil rights attorney and landlord/tenant mediator

  • Legal professions

    Taught at two law schools, served on ethics committees, drafted mediation rules

  • Online commerce

    mediated contract disputes and arbitrated for BBB

  • Real estate

    Mediate purchase disputes, land usage, and boundary issues

  • Retail

    Mediate disputes between customers and stores, discrimination claims

  • Adult sibling disputes, elder decisions, church and nonprofit conflicts

    I was trained in elder mediation in 1992, serve as eldercaring coordinator and elder mediator, provide elder training

My professional experience
Midwest Mediation Center (1986 To Present)
My education
University of Michigan Law School (Ann Arbor, MI)
Juris Doctor
Elmhurst College (Elmhurst, IL)
Psychology & Political Science
My Certifications, licenses, affiliations, awards
  • Registered Indiana Civil & Family Mediator
  • Practitioner Member, Assn for Conflict Resolution
  • ACR Eldercaring Coordinator & Elder Mediator
My Publications and media content
  • Elder Mediation: A New Way to Make Decisions about Aging Parents; Mediation Ethics, IN ADR Manual
  • Mediation Roleplays, Mediation Training Manual

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