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“The video conference mediation was very convenient for me and my client. We had both privacy and an opportunity to discuss issues with the opposing party without having to worry about our health and safety.” -Brittany R. Pankey Qualls, Esq.

“Chris was very patient and professional with our client sin mediation. He was able to use technology in a way that allowed private conversation between attorneys and clients during the course of mediation, which was most appreciated. ” -Mary Beth Kelleher Fisher, Esq.

“It was a pleasure working with Chris. He was knowledgeable about the subject matter, and his personality is such that fosters engagement, safety, and open communication. I would recommend Chris for mediation and dispute resolution needs.” -Elizabeth Miller, Esq., Associate Director, Office of the Ohio Public Defender

“Chris not only has the education, experience, and expertise for dealing with difficult situations, he was ‘made’ for it in the way he interacts with people. Chris has a way of disarming people and situations that allows the best possible solutions to be explored by everyone” -Dr. Greg Wiens, Leadership Catalyst

“If I am asked to recommend someone to mediate a personal, emotional situation, Chris is the only one I name.” -April Nelson, Attorney/Mediator

“Chris teaches from the heart with practical applications that create peace and resolution in nearly impossible situations.” -Dr. Randall Spence, Organizational Consultant

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Dr. Christopher Cottrell is a SB Partner and Certified Trainer with VitalSmarts® Crucial Conversations®. He also is a professional mediator in the Columbus, Ohio area. He has provided training nationally and internationally on the craft of mediation. CONTACT US