Earlene Baggett-Hayes is an attorney who has specialized in dispute resolution for over thirty years. She serves as a Mediator, Arbitrator, Fact Finder and Trainer. She serves as a Neutral on numerous public and private panels across the nation, including the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, American Arbitration Association, National Mediation Board and the Financial Industry Regulatory Association. Earlene has developed and facilitated over twenty training programs related to the area of ADR. She is licensed to practice law in the states of Michigan and Illinois. Her practice also includes work in criminal, domestic relations, probate and property law. Earlene has been recognized nationally and locally for her work. She was recently inducted into the International Academy of Mediators (IAM). A native Chicagoan, Earlene is a graduate of Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, where she received a J.D. degree and a B.A. degree in political science. She also received a M.A. degree in public administrative from Roosevelt University in Chicago. Earlene is the founder and owner of the Law and Mediation Center in Pontiac, Michigan.