Bruce Meyerson

Director, Arizona Humanities Council

Bruce Myerson

Bruce Meyerson is a mediator, arbitrator, and trainer in Phoenix, Arizona.  He is a graduate of the Georgetown University Law Center (1972) where he was an Editor of the Law Journal.  After two years working as an attorney for the United Farm Workers Union, Mr. Meyerson was the founding Executive Director of the Arizona Center for Law in the Public Interest.  In 1982, at age 35, he was appointed to the Arizona Court of Appeals where he served for almost five years. He served as General Counsel of Arizona State University from 1986 to 1990.  From 1990 through 2000, Mr. Meyerson practiced commercial and employment litigation in Phoenix. Since 2000 he has devoted his practice to conflict resolution.   Mr. Meyerson has served as a mediator and arbitrator in virtually all aspects of commercial, employment, construction, real estate, and insurance coverage disputes, in cases ranging in value of up to $1.5 billion.  He has resolved successfully over 3,000 cases in mediation and served as an arbitrator in over 200 arbitrations.  He is ranked among the Best Lawyers in America, and has been selected as a “Super Lawyer” in Alternative Dispute Resolution. He is a Past Chair of the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution, the world’s largest association of professionals engaged in dispute resolution.  He has served as the Chair of the State Bar of Arizona Committee on Alternative Dispute Resolution and served as the Chair of the Arizona Supreme Court ADR Advisory Committee for seven years.  He is an Adjunct Professor at the Arizona State University College of Law where he teaches courses in dispute resolution. He is a member of the Board of the Arizona Humanities Council and the National Institute for Civil Discourse. 

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