OFFICE OF DISPUTE RESOLUTION   

Michael J. Maday, MSW is the owner of Resolution Resources of Colorado, a provider of mediation and training services to businesses, schools, families and the courts. Mike has twenty-four years experience as a social worker with children and families. He has mediated since 1984 in Colorado Springs, where he specializes in family and civil mediation. He has mediated court ordered family, child protection and civil cases under contract with the Colorado Office of Dispute Resolution since he helped establish that program in Colorado Springs in cooperation with the courts in 1987. He has mediated special education disputes under contract with the Colorado Department of Education. He has also mediated Workers Compensation Disputes under contract with the Colorado Department of Labor. He has extensive experience developing and implementing school based conflict resolution programs that emphasize student mediation as a way to resolve conflicts.

Mike has trained over four thousand people in negotiation, mediation and violence prevention skills including attorneys, mediators, business people, mental health professionals, teachers, parents and students from throughout North America. He has taught mediation at the University of Denver's Graduate School of Social Work

Mike is a Practitioner Member of Family Section of the Association for Conflict Resolution, meeting the requirements for highest membership in that organization; a member of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts; a member of the Colorado Council of Mediators and Mediation Organizations (CCMMO) and a former member of the Board of Directors of CCMMO.

Mike received a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Denver in 1984. His mediation training includes general mediation, divorce mediation and cross cultural dispute resolution training conducted by CDR Associates of Boulder, Colorado; special education mediation training conducted by the Justice Center of Atlanta; school based mediation training conducted by the Community Boards Center for Policy and Training in San Francisco; youth violence prevention training conducted by the Committee for Children in Seattle; workers compensation mediation training sponsored by the Colorado Division of Workers Compensation and conducted by the University of Colorado and Victim-Offender Mediation and Dialogue Training through the Colorado Forum and the University of Minnesota.

State of Colorado
4th Judicial District
Office of Dispute Resolution
Located in the El Paso County Judicial Building
270 S. Tejon, Suite B23
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Phone: 719-452-5005
FAX: 719-452-5046

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