Earlene Baggett-Hayes is the founder and owner of The Law and Mediation Center, PLLC, in Pontiac, Michigan. She has been a mediator since 1996 and an arbitrator since 2004 in various areas of the law. She serves on numerous arbitration and mediation panels both locally and nationally. Earlene has served as a court-appointed mediator, arbitrator, facilitator, case evaluator, fact-finder and referee. She has authored several articles on ADR and serves on ADR state and national committees. Earlene has also developed and/or facilitated over 20 training programs on various ADR topics and is a certified trainer with the State Court Administrator’s Office. Earlene is an active member of the Professional Resolution Experts of Michigan (PREMi) and was recently inducted into the International Academy of Mediators.