Press Release

Experienced, In-Demand Attorney and Mediation Professional Johnnie Scott, Jr.  Announces Membership in

Former mental health specialist and current alternative dispute resolution (ADR) expert Scott announced membership in conjunction with overhaul of website and Internet presence.

Chicago, Illinois January 8, 2015 – For more than a decade, Johnnie Scott, Jr. has been one of the most respected and sought-after ADR professionals in the country, always serving in multiple professional capacities.  After a recent audit of his Internet presence, Scott announced his recent membership in leading ADR web portal

“My mandate is always to provide assistance to my clients by exploring collaborative methods,” said Scott.  “That can include arbitration, mediation, and facilitation.  That mandate means I have to always seek ways to better serve my clients, and improving my discoverability and the resources I provide online is part of that duty.”

A graduate of the University of New Mexico School of Law, Scott worked for more than a decade as a mental health specialist/counselor before launching his law and ADR practice; this experience continues to be relevant to his work with various personalities as he seeks to resolve disputes.

Scott is an in-demand ADR expert who has been an Administrative Judge with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) as well as a Commissioner of Mediation with the Federal Mediation & Conciliation Service (FMCS).  Currently, his practice includes providing mediation services as a mediator for the EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission)’s RESOLVE program (internal mediation process) and providing mediation services for the EEOC’s private sector mediation panels in the San Francisco District Office (encompassing the states of California (Northern), Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana and Nevada), the Phoenix District Office (encompassing the states of Arizona, Wyoming, Utah, Colorado and New Mexico), the Dallas District Office (encompassing Northern and Southern Texas), the Houston District Office (encompassing East Texas and Louisiana), the Memphis District Office (encompassing the states of Arkansas and Tennessee), the Birmingham District Office (encompassing the states of Mississippi, Alabama and the Panhandle of Florida), the Atlanta District Office (encompassing the states of Georgia and Southern South Carolina), the Miami District Office (encompassing the remainder of the state of Florida) and the Charlotte District Office (encompassing the states of North Carolina, Virginia, and the remainder of the state of South Carolina).  Scott also provides mediation services for the USPS (United States Postal Service)’s REDRESS program (internal mediation process) in Northern California.

He has also done extensive ADR work for the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the United States Forest Service.  Scott also serves on the mediation and arbitration panels for the AAA (American Arbitration Association).