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Courtney Anne Chicvak, M.S., J.D.
CEO & Conflict Resolution Specialist
Courtney is the CEO and Conflict Resolution Specialist at Courtney Anne Chicvak Mediation LLC, a Long Island-based alternative dispute resolution (ADR) firm dedicated to promoting peace in families and businesses, and a Program Director at Long Island Dispute Resolution Centers (EAC Network), the community dispute resolution center for Nassau and Suffolk counties.
As an International Mediation Institute (IMI) Certified Mediator, Courtney has used the facilitative and transformative mediation models during hundreds of disputes to support difficult conversations, to inspire understanding, and to empower participants to discover pathways to their own resolutions.
An experienced educator, Courtney teaches students conflict resolution, sports negotiations, mediation, argumentation, and advocacy courses as a Lecturer at Columbia University, and an Online Adjunct Instructor at Grand Canyon University, Abilene Christian University, and the Indian Institute of Management - Rohtak. She also serves as a Negotiation Coach at several universities .
Courtney has been appointed to the Fulbright Specialist program roster through the U.S. Department of State, and she researches, presents, and publishes internationally on alternative dispute resolution and law applied to community and organizational topics. Furthermore, she serves in leadership roles in various professional organizations and contributes to her community regularly through volunteering.
An attorney in New York, Courtney is a graduate of the School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University, the Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Master's Program at Columbia University, and St. John's University School of Law.