Kimberlee K. Kovach has been a leader and visionary in the modern mediation and dispute resolution movement for over thirty-five years. She is a leading teacher, trainer, scholar and practitioner in the fields of mediation, negotiation, arbitration and neutral case evaluation as well as in the design of dispute resolution processes and systems.
Kimberlee Kovach has nearly forty years of experience as a mediator in a wide variety of cases. She has also been an arbitrator for over twenty-five years. Kim is experienced in process design, and possesses the unique ability to recognize and design innovative approaches to dispute resolution. Kim is focused on finding ways which will most effectively solve problems and assist the parties in reaching a final resolution. For additional detail about dispute resolution services, click here.
Professor Kovach created and conducted the first mediation training in the state of Texas, and has continued to teach and train mediators around the globe. She has taught a variety of ADR courses in legal education for nearly twenty-five years, and was a leader in the creation of mediation clinics. She has also taught numerous courses in negotiation, arbitration, as well as specialized trainings for private organizations and institutions. Click here to learn more about training.
Kimberlee authored the first widely adopted mediation textbook, Mediation: Principles and Practice (3rd Ed. 2004) as well as Mediation In A Nutshell (3rd ed. 2014).
Ms. Kovach has published numerous articles and book chapters on a variety of ADR related topics, several of which have been noted and cited by scholars, courts and practitioners. To view a selected listing of her books and articles, click here.