ABOUT David Wells Education

• Mona Shores High School in Norton Shores, Michigan, 1969

• Muskegon Community College, 1971, Associate of Arts

• University of Michigan, 1973, Bachelor of Arts
  (major in political science and minor in economics)

• Valparasio University School of Law, 1976

Alternative Dispute Resolution Training Advanced Mediation
and Arbitrator Training:

Advanced Negotiation & Dispute Resolution Institute – 2014, 2013, 2012, 2009, 2008, 2007
American Arbitration Association University – (Arbitrability and Jurisdiction) What’s a Respondent Like You Doing in a Place Like This – 2011
Westshore Dispute Resolution Center – Role of Humor in Mediation, 2010
American Arbitration Association University course: Protecting Patient Safety & Quality Care – Embracing the Joint Commission’s Leadership Standard on Conflict Management, 2009
Power Imbalances in Mediation, 2009; Beyond Apology, Forgiveness as a Reachable and Practical Goal, 2009; Effective Apologies in Mediation, 2008
AAA Dealing With Delay Tactics in Arbitration, 2007; AAA Arbitrator Ethics & Disclosure, 2006
AAA Pro Se: Managing Cases Involving Self-Represented Parties, 2005
AAA Arbitration Awards: Safeguarding Deciding & Writing Awards, 2005
Advanced Mediator Training, Understanding and Managing Difficult Conflicts, 2005
AAA Arbitrator Update, 2004
Dispute Resolution Center for Central Michigan Advanced Mediator Training, 2004
Michigan Supreme Court approved General Civil Case Mediation Training, 2001
AAA Commercial Arbitrator Training II, 2001
AAA Commercial Arbitrator Training I, 2001.

Institute for Continuing Legal Education Probate and Estate Planning Program
Certificate of Completion 2005.

Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.

~ Robert Frost

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