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About Us

Daniel J. Hand is a Mediator, Trainer, Facilitator and CEO of Hand and Associates Mediation Services, LLC who has provided years of service helping clients resolve/manage conflict arising in the areas of civil litigation, work site disagreements and domestic dispute cases.

Hand is also an independent certified Trainer/Facilitator doing educational consulting in the area of Discipline Management Strategies. (Center for Teacher Effectiveness) He continues to do facilitated conversations and customized training designs to enhance work place communication. Hand has worn several hats throughout his 20+ year career as a Mediator. 

As a retired Trainer/Designer and Facilitator with the National Education Association, Hand developed and trained a number of modules including a Basic (20hr) Mediation package, served as Coach and Consultant for Affiliate Leaders and Management, and developed facilitation and advocacy training workshops for International Affiliates.

Hand is a court certified mediator with the Commonwealth of Virginia for civil disputes. He has also served two years as an Arbitrator for the City of Richmond Better Business Bureau, a former part time Court Appointed Mediator with Prince William County Mediation Services and currently as a volunteer Mediator for the Virginia Office of Equal Employment and Dispute Resolution. Conflict Presentation

Hand has earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in English Language and Literature, from Eastern Michigan University. He has received several professional certifications; as a General Mediator by the Supreme Court of Virginia, 1998 as well as a Certified Mentor Mediator. In 2003 Hand received an Organizational Development certificate from the National Training Laboratory. Hand is a member of the Virginia Mediation Network. He is also a licensed practitioner thru the City of Richmond with Hand and Associates Mediation Services, LLC.

Hand’s extra-curricular affiliations include membership in the Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity,Inc and the Literary 10 Book Club of Washington, DC.

Hand resides in Richmond, VA.

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