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Welcome to the

8th Annual New Mexico ADR Symposium

"ADR in New Mexico: Our Journey Together"

Thursday, October 18 & Friday, October 19, 2018 in Albuquerque

Please check this page regularly for the latest information and contact us with any questions at


Event Registration







NM Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR)

Gibson Medical Education Bldg.

5400 Gibson Blvd. SE

Albuquerque, NM 87108

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A Sneak Peek at Some of This Year’s Featured Presenters


Mark D. Bennett, Decision Resources, Inc.

David Levin, Attorney/Mediator

Jose Maresma, Mind Body Educators, The Solutions Group/Presbyterian Healthcare Services

Jean Civikly-Powell, Ph.D., UNM Ombuds/Dispute Resolution Services for Faculty

Cynthia Olson, Cynthia Olson & Associates, LLC

Susan Barnes-Anderson, Metro Court Mediation Program

Renee Valdez, Metro Court Mediation Program

James Snyder, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

JoEllen Ransom, UNM Ombuds Services for Staff

Jon Lee, UNM Ombuds Services for Staff

Anne Lightsey, UNM Ombuds Services for Staff

Don Boyd, Don Boyd & Associates

Shannon Driscoll, NM Workers' Compensation Administration

Maribeth Bohley, The Solutions Group EAP
Rick Vinnay, The Solutions Group EAP

New Mexico Elder Mediation Network

Judge Jeff McElroy, NM Supreme Court ADR Commission

Marianela Gish, Workability

Mary Beth Stevens, Los Alamos National Laboratory Ombuds Office

Julie Ballinger, Southwest ADA Center

Adrien Lawyer, Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico

Nina Cooper, UNM Ombuds for Graduate Students

Abby Foster, Magistrate Court Mediation Program

Jeff Newcomer Miller, Magistrate Court Mediation Program