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Stephen F. Sorensen
Juneau Mediation Center

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6903 Sunny Drive
Juneau, AK 99801
USA
907-957-2052
Fax: 907-523-5219

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Description of Practice

Mr. Sorensen has developed an expertise in dispute resolution. Stephen has negotiated collective bargaining agreements, negotiated and mediated contract, employment, family, real estate, commercial, construction, landlord/tenant, neighborhood disputes, land use, natural resource development and public land law issues. His dispute resolution practice has included handling numerous labor grievances resolutions and labor arbitration hearings. He is a member of the Bars of both Alaska and Montana.

Professional Background

Member of Association of Conflict Resolution; American Arbitration Association Certified Mediator; Member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section of the Alaska Bar Association

Experience

Stephen is listed as an administrative hearing officer and arbitrator for the Alaska Department of Transportation. He has been selected as an administrative hearing officer for the Alaska Department of Transportation for contract claims. Stephen is listed as a hearing officer/arbitrator for the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development. He has been selected as an administrative hearing officer for due process claims. Stephen has negotiated collective bargaining agreements, negotiated and mediated contract, employment, family, real estate, commercial, construction, landlord/tenant, neighborhood disputes, land use, natural resource development and public land law issues. His dispute resolution practice has included handling numerous labor grievances resolutions and labor arbitration hearings.

Degrees

BA Cum Summa Laude Anthropology & Sociology, University of Montana 1973 JD University of Montana Law School 1980 AAA Trained Certified Mediator 2006 Hearing Officer Training -- Seattle University, through its National Academy for IDEA Administrative Law Judges and Impartial Hearing Officers 2014

Training

Dates    Trainer(s)    Title   
2005    American Arbitration Association    Mediator Skills Training -- 40 hours
2006    Association for Conflict Resolution    Mediator/Arbitrator Skills Training -- 24 hours
2006    University of South Florida    Domestic Violence and Mediation Certficate
2008    Zena Zumeta    Divorce & Custody Mediation Training -- 24 hours
2006-2007    University of Washington School of Law    Northwest Dispute Resolution Conferences Skills Training -- 16 hours
2010-2011    Univestity of Washington School of Law    Northwest Dispute Resolution Conferences Skills Training -- 16 hours
2011    Center for Appropriate Dispute Resolution in Special Education (CADRE)    5th National Symposium on Dispute Resolution in Special Education -- 23 hours
2012-2013    University of Washington School of Law    Northwest Dispute Resolution Conferences Skills Training -- 16 hours
2015    Labor Arbitration Institute    Labor Law & Labor Arbitration Conference -- 8 hours
2015    Feceral Mediation & Conciliation Services    Labor Arbitration Training -- 40 hours

Areas of Practice

  • Appellate
  • Commercial
  • Construction
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • Labor - Management
  • Land Use
  • Marital Mediation
  • Real Estate

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Facilitator
  • Representational Lawyer
  • Arbitrator
  • Online Mediator
  • Online Arbitrator
  • Fact-Finder
  • Mediator-Arbitrator
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Conflict Coach
  • Mediating Lawyer