Steven W. Leigh holds a doctorate in Conflict Analysis and Resolution from Nova Southeastern University (NSU). He earned his Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling at NSU and his Bachelor of Science degree in Human Ecology at Cornell University. He currently is Mediation Services Coordinator for the 17th. Florida Judicial Circuit, and a State Certified Family, Dependency, and County Mediator in the Broward County where he has been employed at the Broward County Courthouse since January 2001.
Steven is a mediator coach for the Mediation Training Group, Inc. located in South Florida. He is a guest lecturer at the Family Law Clinic speaking on the topic of Alternative Dispute Resolution and Mediation. He is a former Adjunct Faculty at the NSU’s Shepard Broad Law Center, teaching the online courses in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR).
He is the past president of the Association of South Florida Mediators and Arbitrators. He also conducts workshops, gives presentations, and serves as a facilitator in the local community on topics including conflict styles, dispute resolution, communication techniques, and anger management. He serves on the Mediator Qualifications Committee for the Florida Dispute Resolution Center. He has published various articles on the mediation process for the public and colleagues in the field of ADR.