Ms. Wick is much sought after to facilitate settlement of commercial and civil disputes serving as mediator, arbitrator and conflict evaluator. She is also frequently employed in cases as a Guardian ad Litem to represent children’s interests.
While Ms. Wick frequently accepts appointments nationwide, she focuses most of her work primarily in Georgia. She has completed advanced dispute resolution training in the areas of negotiation (Program on Negotiation, Harvard University), mindfulness in mediation (with Leonard L. Riskin), juvenile issues and domestic violence.
She most often serves in disputes involving family law issues, personal injury, business and corporate relationships, commercial, construction, contracts, professional liability/malpractice, real property, and other general civil matters. Approximately 90% of her caseload now involves domestic relations and issues involving children.
The Better Business Bureau has certified Ms. Wick to arbitrate consumer disputes. She has been a trainer for the Mediation Training Institute and Atlanta Divorce Mediators, Inc. She presents programs and teaches mediation in a variety of settings. She has been registered with the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution.
Ms. Wick has assisted numerous companies through designing and developing in-house dispute resolution programs to contain legal and litigation costs, increase employee productivity, and improve workplace satisfaction.
Ms. Wick was licensed to practice law in 1984 and was licensed in Georgia in 1995. She continues to actively retain both state’s law licenses “in good standing.”
She has taught English, served as Corporate Counsel to a Fortune 500 company, been a partner in a large boutique law firm, and has experienced the challenges and joys of owning a small business.
She has been an active member of numerous professional associations including the American, Georgia, Kansas, Atlanta, Cobb, Blue Ridge (Cherokee County), and Underwater Bar Associations and the Association for Conflict Resolution. Ms. Wick has also been involved with the family law and dispute resolution sections within the associations.
Featured on WABE, Business Report, Georgia Public Radio, discussing Mediation and Arbitration, Nedra L. Wick has participated in alternative dispute resolution processes since 1977.