Dave Simison

Education & Training: Over 150 Hours of Mediation Training in the following areas: Advanced ADR Skills; Mindfulness in Mediation; Performance Based Training & Mediation Assessment; CINA / TPR Training; Peace Order Mediation; Divorce Property and Financial Issues; Basic Divorce Mediation; J.D. University of Toledo, College of Law, 1979; B.S. Journalism, University of Maryland 1976.

Affiliations: Annapolis/AA County Mediators Guild (Founder); Statewide Task Force Mediator Certification; Maryland Council for Dispute Resolution; Assoc. for Conflict Resolution (2004); MSBA ADR Section; Anne Arundel County Bar Assn.; Maryland State Bar Assn.; National Conference of Bar Presidents (past); American Bar Assn. (past); Admitted to practice law in Maryland, DC, West Virginia, U.S. Courts

Mediation Experience: Circuit Court (7 years > 70 cases) involving Divorce, Car Accidents, Commercial. Real Estate Community Negotiation (7 years 1 case) Representing landowner in negotiations with 7 Community Associations in rezoning process; District Court (6 years hundreds of cases) involving Landlord/Tenant, Contract, Auto repair, Boat repair, Harassment, Dental, etc.;

Approach to Mediation: Successful mediation finds areas of common ground and uses that as the foundation for exploring areas for further agreement. The questions are as important as the answers.

Areas of Concentration: Divorce, Reconciliation, Business and Commercial, Real Estate, Estates

Contact Information:
108 Cathedral Street
Annapolis, Maryland 21401

Maryland Council for Dispute Resolution (MCDR)

Certified Mediator
Maryland Council for Dispute Resolution (MCDR)


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