Calvin Chikwendu Umezurike, J.D.


Counsel, Arbitrator – International, Mediator


Commercial / Business

Languages Spoken



1629 K Street N.W., Suite 300









Organization/Company Name

Dispute Management Resources


(404) 247-1670

E-mail Address

Description of Practice
Calvin Umezurike, J.D., MCIArb. is a practitioner mediator (certified) and alternative dispute resolution consultant with Dispute Management Resources. He has conducted extensive research, training and conceptual development in arbitration, mediation, participatory negotiation and creative conflict resolution. Calvin is a member of Academy of Professional Family Mediators. He adopts facilitative, collaborative, restorative and transitional justice system approaches to mediation. His mission is to bring parties to the table and empower them achieve a negotiated solution to their disputes.

Professional Background
Calvin Umezurike is a certified mediator by Supreme Court of Virginia for General District Court and Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court. Calvin is a roster mediator for Fairfax County Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court. He is also on the mediation roster for Infant and Toddler Connection of Virginia Dispute Resolution - Mediation Program. Calvin is admitted to the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators as a professional member. He is a member of American Bar Association (Alternative Dispute Resolution Section) and Customs and International Trade Bar Association (CITBA)

Calvin has a Masters degree in Conflict Management (MSCM) from Kennesaw State University, Georgia and a Juris Doctorate degree in Law (J.D.) from Michigan State University College of Law.

Mediation/Arbitration Training

  • Civil Mediation
  • Arbitration
  • Domestic/Divorce Mediation
  • International Trade Mediation/Arbitration
  • Environmental Mediation
  • Advanced Civil Mediation
  • Train the Trainer Mediation Training
  • U.S. Institute of Peace - Interfaith Conflict Resolution Training
  • Work Place Dispute Resolution Training
  • Advanced Facilitation Skill Training

Panels & Professional Associations

  • Member- American Bar Association (Alternative Dispute Resolution Section)
  • Member- Customs and International Trade Bar Association (CITBA)
  • Member- Maryland Program for Mediator Excellence (MPME)
  • Member- Academy of Professional Family Mediators
  • Professional Member- Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • Founding Member- Environmental Peacebuilding Association
  • Member- Association of Domestic Violence Intervention Providers (ADVIP)

Mediation/Arbitration Practice Areas

  • Business/Commercial
  • Education
  • Employment
  • Environmental
  • Family/Divorce
  • Government
  • International Trade
  • Labor Relations
  • Online Mediation
  • Workers Compensation
  • Workplace Disputes