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Jacqueline Burnett-Brown, PhD
Diverse Solutions: Mediation & Consulting, LLC

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745 Chastain Rd
Ste 1140-1006
Kennesaw, GA 30114
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770-694-6124

Description of Practice

Arbitration is a means for two parties to bring a civil matter before an arbitrator who will make a decision based upon the presented evidence. Arbitration allows for both parties to present their case, using witness testimony, and evidentiary documents. Parties can be represented, or non-represented. Arbitration is more cost and time efficient in most cases.

Professional Background

Dr. Burnett-Brown recently left public education to pursue her long-time career goal of working with organizations to expand racial and cultural awareness, and work through issues of cultural conflict and discrimination issues through alternative dispute resolution. She is especially interested in academic settings where students as well as teachers find themselves targets of discrimination. Knowing the limitations of educator organizations, Dr. Burnett-Brown realized there needed to be another means of teachers seeking justice for their employment disputes beyond preserving the teaching certificate, or even remaining employed. Dr. Burnett-Brown holds a PhD in psychology, is pursuing her credentials as a diversity consultant to add to her level of expertise and published research in the areas of issues and controversies surrounding teachers and their ability to teach accurate history, logical truths, and critical reasoning without oppression from administration and districts to conform to biased ideologies regarding race, religion, and politics. Currently, Dr. Burnett-Brown is a faculty member of University of Phoenix, Atlanta Campus where she teaches Social Psychology, Cultural Diversity, EEOC and Culture, and the Psychology of Learning. In addition to these, she enjoys academic writing and research and writes for several publications and websites offering counseling and academic services. Dr. Burnett-Brown is a life-long leaner and researcher in her field and believes that no answers are found without perseverance and a desire for truth.

Experience

Family Law - through Florida Courts Guardian Ad Litem - through Florida Courts Case Manager for Personal Injury and Medical malpractice

Degrees

PhD - Psychology Post-Graduate - Special Education MS- Counseling Psychology BA - Psychology

Training

Dates    Trainer(s)    Title   
4/2/17    Henning Mediation & Arbitration     Civil Mediation - 28 hours
4/2/17    Henning Mediation & Arbitration     Civil Mediation Practicum - 12 hours
4/28/17    Henning Mediation & Arbitration     Family Mediation - 42 hours
5/3/17     Henning Mediation & Arbitration     Arbitration Training - 8 hours

Approach

For mediation, the facilitative approach is the preferred method, but I fashion my approach to fit the needs of clients and specific cases. For arbitration, my decision are based upon evidence both textual and contextual presented before me. I am fair and impartial in all cases. Evidence is truth.

Fees

Fees start at $175/hr and are quoted on a case by case basis. A retainer of 2 x my hourly rate is required before I review documents. I do offer a sliding scale fee for low income individuals.

Areas of Practice

  • ADA
  • Adult Family
  • Bullying
  • Civil (general)
  • Cross Cultural
  • Education
  • EEOC
  • Employment
  • LGBT
  • Personal Injury
  • School/Education
  • Sexual Harrassment
  • Special Education
  • Workers Comp
  • Workplace

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Online Arbitrator
  • Arbitrator
  • Online Mediator

References available upon request.





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