Gregory Stone

CEDRS Mediator Gregory Stone.

Before becoming a mediator, Stone worked in the television commercial industry for over twenty-five years as a Director’s Guild of America First Assistant Director, Director and Producer. In those roles, he negotiated with talent, crew, vendors, advertising agencies, corporate clients, and local officials. His credits include directing the award-winning A Campaign to Remember featuring Ted Koppel for the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington D.C.

In 2007 he made the transition to mediating after earning a Masters in Dispute Resolution at the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University Law School. Stone has mediated in Small Claims, Limited & General Jurisdiction, and Civil Harassment venues, in the Los Angeles and Ventura County Courts, mediating civil law disputes, business disputes, personal injury, intellectual property, probate, and civil harassment conflicts. He also serves as a FINRA arbitrator in securities industry disputes.

In addition to mediating, Stone delivers talks, seminars, and workshops on conflict resolution topics and has directed videos on conflict resolution, including segments on Divorce Mediation, ADR and the Courts, Faith-Based Diplomacy, and general introduction to mediation and arbitration.

Recently, he authored Preparing for Mediation: A Practical Guide designed to assist attorneys and their clients achieve the best possible results from mediation. Previously, he authored Taming the Wolf: Peace through Faith, a guide for resolving conflict based on legacy of St. Francis of Assisi, which led to his consulting with faith-based groups on conflict management.

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