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Tim Hicks

Tim Allen Hicks provides communication, problem-solving, and decision-making assistance to individuals, groups, and organizations in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. He has 22 years of experience mediating, facilitating, teaching, training, and consulting. He provides his services to families, communities, and organizations.

Prior to his 22 years in the conflict resolution field, Tim Allen Hicks founded and grew two successful businesses, one to 150+ employees doing business domestically and internationally. From that experience, he has first-hand understanding of the dynamics and stresses of the workplace, the challenges of management and supervision, and the pressures and demands of business partnerships. From 2006 to 2014, Tim was the first director of the Master’s degree program in Conflict and Dispute Resolution at the University of Oregon, building it to a position of national prominence.

ADR Experience

Tim Allen Hicks has mediated hundreds of cases including comprehensive divorce settlements, workplace and employment related disputes, parent/teen conflicts, wills and estates, business partnerships, real estate and insurance disputes. He has also facilitated numerous intra-organizational meetings and multi-party public meetings and negotiations. He has taught courses in mediation, conflict resolution, and managing conflict in organizations at the graduate level and provided trainings to groups, departments, and teams.


Communication is key to resolving disputes and making good decisions. Good information is necessary for good decisions. Respect, safety, taking responsibility, and avoiding the abuse of power are central to creative problem-solving. With commitment and good faith, problems can be resolved and agreement about how to move forward can be achieved.


Master’s degree in Conflict Resolution

Areas Of Practice

  • ADA
  • Adult Family
  • Business
  • Commercial
  • Community
  • Cross Cultural
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • EEOC
  • Employment
  • Environmental
  • Estate Planning
  • Family
  • Insurance
  • Land Use
  • Landlord - Tenant
  • Marital Mediation
  • Native American
  • Natural Resources
  • Online Family/Divorce
  • Online Mediation
  • Organizational
  • Parent-Teen
  • Partnership
  • Postal Service
  • Prenuptial
  • Public Policy
  • Real Estate
  • Restorative (Juvenile)
  • Sexual Harrassment
  • Victim - Offender
  • Workplace

Additional Services

  • Collaborative Professional
  • Communication Skills Trainer
  • Conflict Coach
  • Facilitator
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Mediation Trainer
  • Systems Designer

Fees and Provisos

Tim’s standard fee is $150/hour or $1000/day. That said, his primary interest is providing access to support when a third party is needed. If cost is a barrier, Tim encourages discussion to determine if there is a fee structure that will work for both him and his clients.

Liability Insurance

  • Yes