Charles W. Crumpton was a litigation attorney from 1978-2014 and has been a mediator and arbitrator since 1985 in civil cases. He has been a teacher and trainer of mediation, arbitration and negotiations since 1995. He has been a professor of collaborative business leadership and conflict resolution at Hawaii Pacific University since 1995 and for the University of Hawai’i’s Executive MBA Program in Viet Nam since 2009. He is a consultant on collaborative strategic planning and problem-solving of public policy and business issues with Accord 3.0 Consultants. He was a member of the American Bar Association’s Section of Dispute Resolution’s leadership Council 2013-2019, and former co-chair of that Section’s International Committee and Mediation Committee. He is also a fellow in the American College of Civil Trial Mediators, a former Distinguished Neutral of the CPR Institute, a member of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals, and a Senior Mediator with Mediate.com. He has been selected as the Best Mediation Lawyer of the Year in Hawaii for 2016, as one of the Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyer in mediation and arbitration, and is rated AV Pre-eminent by Martindale-Hubbell. He has served as faculty at local, national and international programs on ADR and civil litigation, as Co-Chair of the Hawaii State Bar ADR Section, 1995-2011; as Co-Chair of the Hawaii State Bar Attorney-Client Relations Committee, as a hearings officer for the Hawai'i Judiciary Office of Disciplinary Counsel, and as a member of the Hawai’i State Judiciary Arbitration Commission and the Hawaii Access to Justice Commission's Initiatives Committee. He has served as an International Consultant on Vietnam’s Arbitration Law to the UNDP, on Vietnam’s ADR Development for the World Bank/IFC, and on Egypt’s Mediation Law Development to the International Legal Resource Center. He is the recipientof the Lawyer as Problem Solver Award, Mediation Center of the Pacific. He is the founder and President of the non-profit International Law Foundation, and is fluent in English and Vietnamese.