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Philip Blackburn has been a full-time mediator since 1990.  A graduate of Westminster College and the Vanderbilt University School of Law, he has mediated over 4,200 cases.

Prior to his mediation career, Mr. Blackburn had a successful trial practice.  He had over 100 jury trials, as both a Plaintiff’s attorney and as a Defense lawyer.  For the past 25 years he has been a guest speaker at many national conferences of trial lawyers and mediators.

Philip Blackburn has been named a “Fellow” in the American College of Civil Trial Mediators.  His training as a mediator has included seminars in the following areas:  Advanced Mediation Techniques; Risk Analysis; Dynamics of Human Relationships; Listening Skills; Conflict Analysis; and Group Dynamics. He has completed the Advanced Mediation program of the Pepperdine University School of Law's Strauss Institute For Dispute Resolution. Philip has trained over 50 lawyers to be mediators.

Mr. Blackburn has presented seminars on Creativity; Principals of Negotiation; and Qualities of Outstanding Mediators. Philip mediates in all areas of the law except Family Law.



"I encourage you to have high expectations of me as a mediator."
Philip Blackburn

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