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Laura Athens
Laura Athens

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 Rochester Hills, MI 48307-4946


Publications and Appearances


Read Laura's articles regarding alternative dispute resolution.

Trauma Informed Care in Mediation - July 2023

The Blame-Shame Game Mediation - December 2021

Top Ten Cognitive Biases and Distortions in Mediation - January 2021

The Role of Restorative Practices in Effectively Addressing Gender Discrimination and Harassment in the Workplace
September, 2020

Facilitating Positive Change in the Workplace – November 2018

The New Michigan Emergency Seclusion and Restraint Law and the Role of the Mediator—August, 2017

Bullying and Harassment in the Schools: The Prevalence, Parameters and Proactive Solutions—January, 2016

Mediation Fact Sheet— © 2015 Laura A. Athens

Overcoming Reluctance to Engage in Mediation—March, 2014

Confidentiality of Special Education Resolution Sessions—May, 2010 

Arbitration Parameters—May, 2009

Alternative Dispute in Special Education—May, 2005

Special Protections for Students with Disabilities—February, 2001

Mediation Option—October, 1997


Watch Ms. Athens discuss School Law Issues on the Practical Law television program.

Watch Ms. Athens address bullying and harassment of students on the Practical Law television program.

Listen to Ms. Athens as she participates in a Bullying and Harassment Teleseminar

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Member of Professional Resolution Experts of Michigan

Updated: 31 August 2023