Rikk Larsen is a founding partner of Elder Decisions where he is a mediator, trainer and conflict coach. He has created and presented conflict skills trainings to eldercare professionals from around New England. Rikk served on a Subcommittee for the Massachusetts Trial Courts Standing Committee on Dispute Resolution. He co-presented Using Mediation in Elder Law at the Massachusetts Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and presented a workshop When Families Struggle with Dementia: Facilitating Solutions through Mediation at the Dartmouth Alzheimers Conference. He is the co-author, with Crystal Thorpe, of "Elder Mediation: Optimizing Major Family Transitions" for Marquette Elder's Advisor Law Journal. Rikk is a former case coordinator for Family and Probate Court and a case liaison for Small Claims Court for the Harvard Mediation Program. He attended Harvard Law Schools Program on Negotiation, studied elder issues with The Center for Social Gerontology and the concept of introducing meditation and spirituality into the mediation process at the Harvard Negotiation Programs Insight Initiative. He is a member of the New England Chapter of the Association for Conflict Resolution and the Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation. He received his BA from Williams College and his MBA from Harvard Business School.