Since we began Dispute Resolution Consultants over 20 years ago, our singular goal has been to provide attorneys and their clients the best mediation experience possible. Whether it's simple or highly complex, we have the training, experience and professionalism to get your case closed.

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National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals

May 2016 - DRC is pleased to announce that six of our long-standing ADR panelists have been inducted as charter members of the Oklahoma Chapter of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals (NADN). Congratulations to Joseph H. Paulk, Hon. Ed Cunningham, Hon. Daniel Boudreau, John A. Gladd, Ted Sherwood & Larry Ottaway. Membership in the Academy is by peer-nomination and invitation only, subject to vigorous vetting with defense and plaintiff attorneys within the local legal community. NADN is partnered with the national defense bar (DRI) and plaintiffs bar (AAJ) associations, and has recognized the top-rated mediators and arbitrators in every state of the nation.

International Academy of Mediators

DRC is pleased to announce that Joseph H. Paulk was inducted into the International Academy of Mediators (IAM) in San Francisco, CA on May 9, 2015. Membership in the prestigious group of 179 worldwide mediators is by invitation only, and once invited the applicants are vetted for one full year. The mission of the International Academy of Mediators is to define standards and qualifications for the professional mediator of commercial disputes and to promote the mediation process as the preferred means of resolving disputes. Joe is the only Oklahoma mediator to be invited and inducted into the group.

IAM Award



DRC panel members consistently settle the cases they mediate. The key to our success -- relentless attention to every detail:

  • providing skilled mediators with specialized training from the nation's top mediation programs, in addition to years of real-world experience trying or deciding cases in state and federal courts

  • preparing and probing every aspect of your case to achieve a complete understanding of the facts, issues and interests involved

  • preserving impartiality in assessing the strengths and weaknesses of positions

  • providing a comfortable environment that helps to minimize stress and encourage meaningful negotiation

  • persisting in our efforts until your case is closed!