Senior Mediator

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Sheryle Woodruff

Sheryle Woodruff is the co-founder of Conflict Management Associates, Inc. and has been a Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediator since 1997 specializing in employment disputes. She holds a Master’s Degree in ADR, has co-authored two peer mediation books, written many articles about workplace conflicts and has mediated hundreds of disputes for government agencies such as EEOC, USPS, US Navy, US Army and US Dept. Agriculture. She helps organizations prevent and eliminate employee related problems that weaken organizations and distract staff from their core functions. Sheryle has been on the board of Directors of Greater Orlando Society for Human Resource Management (GOSHRM) since 2015 and is presently the Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

Sheryle Woodruff is a senior mediator, conflict coach and trainer specializing in employment and workplace disputes, EEO, government, discrimination, business, wage and hour, education and interpersonal conflicts.


  • Mediator for United States Postal Service and EEOC
  • Practicing ADR since 1997 as a trainer, conflict coach and mediator
  • Masters Degree in Alternative Dispute Resolution, Conflict Studies
  • Specializing in preventing and managing workplace conflicts
  • Certified Civil Circuit
  • Board of Director for Greater Orlando Society of Human Resource Management (GOSHRM) since 2015

ADR Experience

Mediator, Conflict Coach and Trainer since 1997


I believe in a Facilitative Approach to Dispute Resolution. My role is to assist the parties in reaching a mutual resolution and my philosophy is that ADR professionals need to be flexible in order to have a successful mediation and ADR practice.


Masters Degree in Alternative Dispute Resolution
Bachelors Degree in Business Management

Areas Of Practice

  • ADA
  • Adult Family
  • Bullying
  • Business
  • Civil (general)
  • Civil Rights (discrimination)
  • Commercial
  • Community
  • Congregational
  • Construction
  • Cross Cultural
  • Education
  • EEOC
  • Elder
  • Employment
  • Entertainment
  • Environmental
  • Foreclosure
  • General
  • Government
  • HOA
  • Insurance
  • Labor - Management
  • Landlord - Tenant
  • Non Profits
  • Online Mediation
  • Online Workplace
  • Organizational
  • Partnership
  • Pet Mediation
  • Postal Service
  • Professional Fees
  • Real Estate
  • School/Education
  • Sexual Harrassment
  • Special Education
  • Sports
  • Victim - Offender
  • Workers Comp
  • Workplace

Additional Services

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

Fees and Provisos

Two hour minimum.
No travel expenses applied in Orange and Seminole Counties.
Nominal travel fees applied outside of these counties.

Call for hourly or daily rate.

Liability Insurance

  • Yes

Professional Associations

  • FAPM - FL Acad. of Professional Mediators

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