Dr. Bob Churilla JD, PhD
Dr. Bob Churilla has been a mediator for over 17 years. Bob has mediated employment, family, insurance and personal injury claims. During this time, he has mediated cases for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Transportation Security Administration (TSA) as well as for numerous government agencies including the United States Postal Service, Veterans Administration, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Department of Labor and other departments.
Bob is also a certified trainer for the Mediation Training Institute International and presents seminars on managing workplace conflict. His training background also includes offerings in negotiation and conflict resolution.
Bob has taught at a number of local colleges in Cleveland, Ohio. Bob's practice includes mediation, arbitration, facilitation, conflict coaching, systems design and organizational consulting in the area of conflict systems design and communication training. Bob also is a minister in the Unity Church in Cleveland Ohio, and has experience in congregational dispute resolution.
Bob holds a PhD in Conflict Resolution and Analysis from Nova Southeastern University, and a Jurist doctorate from Cleveland State University, where he published an article in the Cleveland State Law Review on preventing employee lawsuits in 1989. He also holds a Masters of Arts from Antioch University in Conflict Resolution. Bob's area of research is in mediation in court systems, and organizational conflict. His is also an experienced qualitative and applied science researcher.