Harold Coleman Jr.

Mediation.org, a Division of the American Arbitration Association
Los Angeles, CA

Executive Director & Mediator - Mediation.org, a Division of the American Arbitration Association (2013-Present)

 

Principal - Harold Coleman, Jr. Ltd, a conflict-management firm that delivers alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services in the areas of real estate, construction, commercial, consumer, business and employment law. Mr. Coleman is a licensed attorney and credentialed mediator, arbitrator, educator and former civil litigator with expertise in multi-party, complex technical litigation. Since 1987, he has been a member of the American Arbitration Association's National Panel of Neutrals. Since 2001, he has served as mediator in conjunction with the Superior Court of California’s Civil Mediation Program. He also has served as adjunct professor for San Diego State University’s conflict resolution certificate program and Distinguished Faculty for the University of Phoenix. In 2011, Mr. Coleman was appointed to the AAA’s Board of Directors.

 

ADR Education and training experience includes: ICDR International Mediation Techniques for Mediators & Advocates, 2011; AAA Spring Construction Conference, Mediation: It's Not New, So What's Next?, 2011; AAA Advanced Mediator Training, 2010; AAA Negotiating Litigated Disputes - From Practical to Tactical, 2009; AAA/ICDR Neutrals Conference, 2009, 2006; AAA Expedited Commercial Panel Arbitrator Training, 2008; AAA Webinar, Attorney Mishaps, Missteps and Mismanagement in Arbitration, 2008; AAA ADR Update, 2007; Faculty, AAA Arbitration Fundamentals and Best Practices for New AAA Arbitrators, 2007-13; AAA Train the Trainer: Arbitration Fundamentals and Best Practices for New AAA Arbitrators, 2007; Dealing with Delay Tactics in Arbitration (ACE004), 2010, 2006, 2005.


Education: Western State University (BS, Laws-1982); Thomas Jefferson School of Law (JD-1984).

Courses

  • Advanced Mediation & Settlement Conference Skills for Jurists
  • Advanced Mediator Training Series: Expanding the Mediators Toolbox – Blending Advanced Mediator Strategies
  • Advanced Mediator Training Series: Managing the Dynamics of a Multi-Party Case
  • Advanced Mediator Training Series: The Extent or Limit of Mediator Influence to Effect Settlement
  • Advanced Training in Healthcare Mediation
  • Arbitration Fundamentals and Best Practices for New AAA Arbitrators
  • Conflicts Skills Training for Professionals
  • Construction Mediation and the User Experience: Pathways to Settlement and Satisfaction
  • Essential Mediation Skills for the New Mediator
  • Mediation Skills for HR and Labor Relations Professionals
  • Mediator Essentials: Skills for Facilitating Negotiated Agreements

Upcoming Sessions

Course TitleLocationDatesFormatStatusView
Construction Mediation and the User Experience: Pathways to Settlement and Satisfaction-Recorded WebinarOPEN  
Advanced Training in Healthcare MediationNew York, NY03/17/2016 - 03/18/2016ClassroomCLOSED  
Advanced Training in Healthcare MediationSan Francisco, CA11/17/2016 - 11/18/2016ClassroomCLOSED  
Arbitration Fundamentals and Best Practices for New AAA ArbitratorsSan Diego, CA02/28/2018 - 03/01/2018ClassroomCLOSED  
Mediator Essentials: Skills for Facilitating Negotiated AgreementsNew York, NY04/10/2018 - 04/13/2018ClassroomCOMPLETED  
Mediator Essentials: Skills for Facilitating Negotiated AgreementsWashington, DC05/08/2018 - 05/11/2018ClassroomCLOSED  
Advanced Mediator Training Series: Expanding the Mediators Toolbox – Blending Advanced Mediator Strategies-09/26/2018ClassroomWAITLIST  
Advanced Mediator Training Series: Expanding the Mediators Toolbox – Blending Advanced Mediator Strategies-09/28/2018ClassroomCLOSED  
Mediator Essentials: Skills for Facilitating Negotiated Agreements-10/02/2018 - 10/05/2018ClassroomCLOSED  
Mediator Essentials: Skills for Facilitating Negotiated Agreements-10/23/2018 - 10/26/2018ClassroomCLOSED  
Mediator Essentials: Skills for Facilitating Negotiated AgreementsWashington, DC05/21/2019 - 05/24/2019ClassroomOPEN  
Mediator Essentials: Skills for Facilitating Negotiated AgreementsNew York, NY08/20/2019 - 08/23/2019ClassroomOPEN  
Mediator Essentials: Skills for Facilitating Negotiated AgreementsChicago, IL09/24/2019 - 09/27/2019ClassroomOPEN  
Mediator Essentials: Skills for Facilitating Negotiated AgreementsNew York, NY10/22/2019 - 10/25/2019ClassroomOPEN  
Mediator Essentials: Skills for Facilitating Negotiated AgreementsPhiladelphia, PA11/12/2019 - 11/15/2019ClassroomOPEN  
Mediator Essentials: Skills for Facilitating Negotiated AgreementsLos Angeles, CA12/10/2019 - 12/13/2019ClassroomOPEN