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ADELE L. ABRAMS
 ESQ., CMSP, REA
 
Robert Baum
 
REBECCA BLEECKER*
 

Adele L. Abrams, Esq., CMSP, REA, is recognized as a national expert on matters of construction and mining law and occupational/mine safety and health. She is both a practicing attorney and a trained mediator, with extensive experience handling court-referred and private mediation cases during her decade in private practice. She is both a Mine Safety and Environmental Attorney.

Bob Baum is a nationally recognized expert in dispute resolution. As such, he was appointed by President Clinton to be the chief resolution specialist for the U.S. Interior Department and chief of the Office of Hearings and Appeals. He has extensive litigation and mediation experience in construction disputes, particularly for commercial construction.

 

 

M,E M,E M,A,E
Beltsville Rockville Ashton
FULL BIO FULL BIO FULL BIO

FRANK CARR*
JOAN EISENBERG
CARTER FERRINGTON

 

Joan Eisenberg, CMKBD, ASID has been a leader in the Kitchen and Bathroom Industry for the past 26 years. She has been an Independent Industry Consultant for the majority of that time. As a consultant Joan has been informally but very successfully mediating and negotiating between consumers and contractors and client spouse issues her entire career....... 

Carter Ferrington has mediated/arbitrated over 1,000 disputes in the past 10 years. As an attorney, he represents homebuyers, tenants, investors, architects and developers. He currently serves as a BBB arbitrator. He worked for the ADR division with the Council of Better Business Bureaus, for a large developer of hydroelectric plants, and as a housing expert.

M,E M,A,E M,A,D,E
Ellicott city Baltimore Ft. Washington
FULL BIO FULL BIO FULL BIO

 

RANDALL MELVIN
BOYD PETIT
STEVEN SHAPIRO

Randy has over thirty years of diverse experience in the residential building and building material manufacturing industries. He applies his extensive industry knowledge, experience from addressing some of the industries more technically and litigiously challenging builder-buyer interface issues and a balanced analytical approach to effectively resolve construction disputes.

Mr. Petit uses his expert knowledge of acceptable construction practices and workmanship standards to investigate construction disputes and advise clients towards the proper course of action. His experience is based on current building codes, tradesman manuals, 12 years working for other construction companies,and over 20 years of owning his own remodeling firm in Maryland.

Steven Shapiro received advanced training in mediation from Harvard Law School. He has served as a federal mediator, special court master, and private mediator and arbitrator in well over 1000 matters. He oversaw development and construction of major telecom systems on Army and Air Force Bases nationwide; and resolved complex gas pipeline construction matters.  

M,A,D,E M,A,E M,A,D,E
New Market Highland Gaithersburg
FULL BIO FULL BIO FULL BIO

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KENNETH A. VOGEL      
See District of Columbia      
M,A,D,E      
FULL BIO