Michael Powell heads up the AAA® Los Angeles Regional Office, focusing on the AAA’s Construction Division. In this role, he interacts with the AAA’s clients who file construction, real estate and environmental cases and the panelists how serve as arbitrators and mediators in those cases. His district includes Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah and Washington, with oversight of 300+ arbitrators and mediators.
Michael works closely with construction industry associations as liaison for the AAA’s National Construction Dispute Resolution Committee (NCDRC). In this capacity, he assists the corporate, legal and public sector communities in educating them on the various dispute avoidance and resolution techniques.
Michael is a graduate of California State University, San Bernardino and is a frequent trainer, national speaker and writer on the subject of alternative dispute resolution. He is a certified Mediator in both traditional and online mediation. His community service includes an active role with the California Dispute Resolution Council (Board of Directors) and Kids Managing Conflict (Board of Directors).
KMC Sponsors fall trip to the Museum of Tolerance October 26, 2018 for Southern California Peer Mediators
KMC sponsored four schools to attend the Museum of Tolerance. This event always moves the students in a special way. They get a better understanding of how hate and prejudice can affect the world around them. Here what they had to say (I sent a link to this one from our Drop Box because I couldn’t get it uploaded to YouTube)