Dispute Resolution Section


Dispute Resolution Section
Supreme Court of Ohio
65 South Front Street, 6th Floor
Columbus, Ohio 43215-3431

Phone: 614.387.9420
Fax: 614.387.9409
E-mail: DisputeResolution@sc.ohio.gov

Catherine Geyer, Esq.

Mediation Counsel:
Nicole DiCuccio, Esq.

Program Coordinator:
Kevin Lottes

The purpose of the Dispute Resolution Section is to promote statewide rules and uniform standards concerning dispute resolution programs; develop and deliver innovative dispute resolution services to Ohio courts sponsor training programs for judges, court personnel, and dispute resolution professionals; and provide mediation for Supreme Court litigants, Court of Claims litigants, and Ohio public officials. The Section receives advice from and provides assistance to the Commission on Dispute Resolution.

Request for Proposals 2018-02

Presenters and Topics for the 2018 Dispute Resolution Conference, March 13, 2018

The Dispute Resolution Section of the Supreme Court of Ohio is seeking to identify and secure a pool of experienced professionals, including national and state experts, to prepare and present numerous educational sessions at the 2018 Dispute Resolution Conference. The conference will be held March 13, 2018 at the Ohio Union in Columbus, Ohio on the campus of The Ohio State University and will accommodate approximately 500 persons.

Please forward any questions in relation to this to DisputeResolution@sc.ohio.gov no later than Aug. 11, 2017.

Responses in relation to this RFP will be, via email, no later than Sept. 1, 2017. All responses shall be sent directly to Kevin Lottes, Program Coordinator at DisputeResolution@sc.ohio.gov.

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Appendix B

Request for Qualification 2018-01

Dispute Resolution (Mediation/Facilitation/Early Neutral Evaluation) Services

The Supreme Court of Ohio Dispute Resolution Section is seeking proposals for the provision of dispute resolution services consisting of mediation, facilitation and early neutral evaluation for cases pursuant to the Government Conflict Resolution Services (GCRS) Program. It is the intent of this Request for Qualification to identify a pool of experienced mediators, facilitators and early neutral evaluators who will serve, as needed, as dispute resolution professionals for GCRS cases as determined eligible for services by the Dispute Resolution Section.

All questions in relation to this RFQ shall be submitted in writing to Cindy Collins, Purchasing Officer at Cindy.Collins@sc.ohio.gov no later than Aug. 1, 2017. Oral inquiries and/or questions will not be accepted.

Proposals in relation to this RFQ are to be received by the Court, via email, no later than Aug. 14, 2017. Proposals shall be sent directly to Cindy Collins, Purchasing Officer at Cindy.Collins@sc.ohio.gov.

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Addendum 1

Appendix A

History of Dispute Resolution in Ohio

Government Conflict-Resolution Services

Dispute Resolution Resources


Frequently Asked Questions


Commission on Dispute Resolution

Supreme Court Case Mediation

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