Professional Details

Donita King
Senior MediatorSenior MediatorSenior Mediator

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9100 Arboretum Pkwy, Ste.185
Richmond, VA 23236
Fax: 804254-2101


Description of Practice

Donita King Law Offices is founded on the principle that traditional litigation is not the only path to resolve disputes. Ms. King has successfully provided ADR services ranging from mediation, arbitration, early neutral evaluation, collaborative practice, and other facilitation models since 2002. Disputes range from the typical family and divorce cases, to all types of civil disputes including complex employment cases, landlord-tenant disputes, securities & contract matters, and fee disputes, to name just a few. Ms. King will work with each new client to review their case and determine the best method to pursue their case. Please contact the office to set up a free 30 minute consult today.


Ms. King is certified as a mediator by the Supreme Court of Virginia and is an approved ADR trainer and mentor, also by the Supreme Court of Virginia. In addition, she is also an approved Collaborative Law Trainer and FINRA authorized arbitrator and mediator. She is a member of the Virginia, Pennsylvania and D.C. State Bars. In Virginia, Donita King serves on the Virginia Bar Association Joint ADR Council (2015 Chair), and served for several years on the Governor of Virginia’s Interagency Dispute Resolution Council. Ms. King has also been active with the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Hispanic Women in Business. Se habla espanol.


  • Villanova University, J.D., 1978
  • LaSalle University, B.A., Economic Honor Society Pres., 1975


Dates    Trainer(s)    Title   
10/15    Donita King & Morna Ellis    Basic Mediation Training for Lawyers - 20 hrs.
11/13    Melissa Kucinski - ABA Panel    International Family Mediation - 40 hrs.
11/13 & 12/13    Carolyn Rodis    Elder Mediation in Today's World - 16 hours
2012    Donita King & David Schein    Collaborative Basic Team Training - 3 day - 22 hours


At Donita King Law Offices, the focus is in providing Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) services in family and civil areas where appropriate, before resorting to litigation. As the field of ADR continues to grow as a viable alternative to the traditional litigation model, it is important to ensure that you receive the right service for your unique case. Ms. King works with all clients to discover which approach fits best with their situation, keeping the client needs at the forefront of the conversation.

Donita King Law Offices provides a range of ADR services include mediation, negotiation, collaborative law, facilitation and early neutral evaluation.

Other Information

Bar Admissions
  • Pennsylvania, 1978
  • Virginia, 1999
  • District of Columbia, 2004
Professional Associations and Memberships
  • Virginia Bar Association (Joint Dispute Resolution Committee)
  • Collaborative Professionals of Richmond (CPR)
  • Founding Member Virginia Association of Collaborative Professionals (VACP)
  • International Association of Collaborative Professionals (IACP)
Spanish Speaking

Areas of Practice

  • Adult Family (6,000 mediated)
  • Civil (general)
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • Employment
  • Family
  • Landlord - Tenant
  • LGBTQ (50 mediated)
  • Prenuptial
  • Real Estate

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Advanced Mediation Trainer
  • Mediator-Arbitrator
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Mediation Trainer
  • Representational Lawyer
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Arbitrator
  • Collaborative Professional
  • Facilitator
  • Online Mediator
  • Online Arbitrator

References available upon request.

This dispute resolution professional keeps professional liability insurance.