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Joyce Mitchell
Joyce Mitchell

Senior Mediator

Senior MediatorThis mediator has at least 100 hours of mediation training, 500 hours of mediation experience, agrees to take part in at least 12 hours per year of continuing mediation education, and subscribes to's required standards of mediation practice.Featured Member

Joyce Mitchell

Joyce is an attorney, licensed in Maryland (1980) and the District of Columbia (1975) . She is a Distinguished Fellow and Board Member of the International Academy of Mediators. Joyce has been the Pres. of Joyce A. Mitchell and Assoc. , P.C., since its inception in 1982. Joyce, a certified mediator in the states of Virginia and North Carolina for ten years, mediates and arbitrates complex employment, business, farm related finances, and securities cases nationwide. She facilitates public and organizational disputes. Joyce is a skilled mediation and negotiation trainer.

Joyce is on the mediator rosters of the EEOC, and other Federal agencies. Joyce arbitrates and mediates for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority; she is a commercial arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association. For five years, she was a co-trainer of the MD State Bar Association’s 40 hr. basic mediation training. She has provided training in elder mediation, advance mediation and negotiation. Joyce provided training for mediation, conflict resolution and early neutral evaluation to the USDA.

Joyce has over 300 hours of mediation training in various methodologies. She has mediated more than 2000 cases. She is a former adjunct professor at the Columbus School of Law, Catholic Univ. where she taught ADR Techniques. For the past six years, she has mediated farm related commercial and public disputes for the MD Dept. of Agriculture’s Conflict Resolution Service (ACReS). She teaches arbitration as an adjunct at the Carey School of Law, Univ. of MD in Balt., MD. Joyce is a past chair of the MD State Bar Association’s ADR Section and a 2018-2019 member of Board of the ADR Section of the National Bar Association.

ADR Experience

Joyce mediates in the facilitative and transformative models and most often in a combination of models, as the situation requires.

Joyce has over 300 hours of mediation training in various methodologies. She has mediated more than 2000 cases.


The quality of the neutral in the room is important. Empathy for the situations in the forums and great listening skills must be evident at all times. The neutral must always be neutral.


Tenn A & I State Univ., Nashville, TN, B.A in Spanish and French;

Howard Univ, School of Law, Juris Doctorate, Wash., DC

Areas Of Practice

  • Business
  • Civil (general)
  • Commercial
  • Construction
  • Contracts
  • EEOC
  • Elder
  • Employment
  • General
  • Government
  • Labor - Management
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Online Civil
  • Online Mediation
  • Online Workplace
  • Organizational
  • Securities
  • Sexual Harrassment
  • Workplace

Additional Services

  • Advanced Mediation Trainer
  • Arbitrator
  • Facilitator
  • Fact-Finder
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Mediation Trainer
  • Mediator-Arbitrator
  • Online Arbitrator

Fees and Provisos

Upon request, after a discussion of the issues, parties, immediacy of the service, location and in some cases the resources of the potential party to pay.

Come, let me help you resolve your dispute.

Liability Insurance

  • Yes

Professional Associations

  • ABA DR - ABA Section of DR
  • AAA - American Arbitration Assoc.
  • IAM - International Academy of Mediators
  • AAA - American Arbitration Association
  • FINRA - Financial Industry Regulatory Auth.
  • MCDR - Maryland Council For DR