Karen Lawrence

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FairField Center’s Tim Ruebke Provides FEMA ADR Services in Wake of Hurricane Florence

Deployed Alternative Dispute Resolution Specialists help resolve conflicts in disaster areas.  Tim Ruebke, Executive Director of Harrisonburg’s FairField Center recently returned from a 38-day stint as a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Specialist assisting relief efforts in North Carolina in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence. ADR Specialists are used to implement …

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Mediation Training Dates Announced

FairField offers the training for individuals and businesses seeking Virginia Supreme Court certification to mediate court cases. All FairField coursework and all trainers are certified by the Virginia Supreme Court. Trainees take short courses (4-20 hours each) and engage in observations and co-mediations in order to qualify for state exams. Trainees must have a bachelor’s …

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