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Mark C. Travis, Mediator, Cookeville, Tennessee.

Mark C. Travis

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Travis ADR Services, LLC
P.O. Box 2460
Cookeville, TN, 38502
Tel: (931) 252-9123
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Fax: (931) 520-9123
Website: www.travisadr.com
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Recognized to Tennessee Chapter for Mediation

Regularly travels out of state to: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky

Other ADR Services: ADR Training/CME, Discovery Referee, Early Neutral Evaluation, Facilitation & Systems Design, Fact Finding

Biographical

Mr. Travis practiced labor and employment law for over 20 years before becoming a full-time neutral in 2009. In addition to his neutral practice as a mediator and arbitrator, he served as Director of the Tennessee Labor-Management Center and is currently the Director of the Institute for Collaborative Leadership at Lincoln Memorial University. He is a graduate of the University of Louisville School of Law and also holds a Master of Laws in Dispute Resolution from the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at the Pepperdine University School of Law, where he also teaches employment dispute resolution. Mr. Travis currently serves on the panels of the American Arbitration Association, the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the International Mediation Institute, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the National Mediation Board, and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. He has also been appointed to serve as an administrative law judge for the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Office of Federal Operations. Mr. Travis has served as chair of the Dispute Resolution Section of the Tennessee Bar Association, is a founding member of the Tennessee Association of Professional Mediators, and is listed on CPR's Employment Panel of Distinguished Neutrals. He is also an adjunct professor of labor and employment law at Tennessee Technological University.


Case Experience

  • ADA Disability
  • Appellate
  • Civil Rights
  • Commercial/Business
  • Education
  • EEOC
  • Employment
  • Labor/Unions
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Pensions / ERISA
  • Public Policy
  • Religious Institutions
  • Unfair Competition
  • Wage & Hour/FMLA
  • Workers' Compensation

Education

  • Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University School of Law, Malibu, CA - Master of Laws in Dispute Resolution, 2007
  • Brandeis School of Law, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY - Juris Doctor, 1984
  • University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN - Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, 1981

Additional Relevant ADR Training:

  • Ethics in ADR; Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution, Cornell University; February, 2012
  • Facilitating Negotiations; Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution, Cornell University; March, 2011
  • Labor Arbitration in a Time of Economic Crisis; American Arbitration Association; April, 2009
  • Resolution of Employment Disputes Pre-Arbitration; American Arbitration Association; April, 2009
  • Mediations Involving High Conflict Personalities; Tennessee Association of Professional Mediators; March, 2009
  • Labor Arbitrator Training; Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service; September, 2008
  • Mediation and Conflict Coaching; Peacemaker Ministries; August, 2008
  • Workplace Mediation; Mediation Training Institute International; June, 2008
  • Specialized Mediation; Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University School of Law; June, 2008
  • Arbitration Fundamentals and Best Practices; American Arbitration Association; March, 2008
  • Workplace Dispute Resolution Systems; Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University School of Law; June, 2007
  • National Grievance Mediation Workshop; Mediation Research and Education Project, Northwestern University School of Law; May, 2007
  • Advanced Issues in Mediation; Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution, Cornell University; February, 2007
  • Advanced Mediation; Center for Dispute Resolution and Conflict Management, Southern Methodist University; January, 2007
  • Neutral Investigation and Fact-Finding; Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution, Cornell University; December, 2006
  • Employment Law Arbitrator Training, Institute for Conflict Resolution, Cornell University; December, 2006
  • Arbitration Practice, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University School of Law; November 2006
  • Employment Law Mediator Training, Institute for Conflict Resolution, Cornell University; October, 2006
  • Advanced Mediation Skills Institute, American Bar Association; October 2005
  • Mediating the Litigated Case; Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University School of Law; March, 2005

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Tennessee Bar Association (Sections: Labor and Employment Law; Dispute Resolution, Chair 2008-2009)
  • American Bar Association (Sections: Labor and Employment Law; Dispute Resolution)
  • Association for Conflict Resolution (Sections: Workplace)
  • Tennessee Association of Professional Mediators, Founding Member (Board of Directors)
  • Labor and Employment Relations Association
  • Society of Federal Labor and Employment Relations Professionals

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