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Richard L. Hurford

Mediation Attorney at Troy, MI

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  • Licensed for 45 years
    State MI
    Acquired 1979
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I specialize in providing mediation and arbitration services, proportionate and effective ADR methodologies, and neutral services to disputants. I work with organizations to develop strategic dispute resolution systems with critical stakeholders; conducting internal, confidential investigations of potential violations of corporate policies, and state and federal laws. also consult with legal departments and law firms in process improvement, project management, and the development of best practice processes.

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Richard Hurford Dispute Resolution Services PC
100 W Big Beaver Rd Ste 200
Troy, MI, 48084-5283

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AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • President
  • RICHARD HURFORD DISPUTE RESOLUTION SERVICES, PC
  • 2013 - Present
  • Shareholder
  • OGLETREE, DEAKINS, NASH, SMOAK & STEWART, PC
  • 2009 - 2013
  • Director of Litigation
  • MASCO CORPORATION
  • 2000 - 2009
  • Corporate Counsel
  • MASCO CORPORATION
  • 1994 - 1999
  • Partner
  • DYKEMA GOSSETT PLLC
  • 1987 - 1994
  • Associate
  • DYKEMA GOSSETT PLLC
  • 1980 - 1987
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Education

  • Eastern Michigan University
  • MBA (magna cum laude)
  • 1999
  • University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
  • JD (summa cum laude)
  • 1980
  • Oakland University
  • MA - Masters
  • 1976
  • University of Michigan
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1973
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Associations

  • Federal Bar Association - Eastern District of Michigan
  • Co-Chair, ADR Committee
  • 2015 - Present
  • Michigan State Court Administrative Office
  • Task Force on Early ADR
  • N/A
  • State Bar of Michigan, Negligence Law Section
  • Member
  • N/A
  • State Bar of Michigan, Litigation Section
  • Member
  • N/A
  • State Bar of Michigan, Insurance and Indemnity Law Section
  • Member
  • N/A
  • State Bar of Michigan, Labor and Employment Law Section
  • Member
  • N/A
  • State Bar of Michigan, Business Law Section
  • Member
  • N/A
  • State Bar of Michigan, Alternative Dispute Resolution Section
  • Past President
  • N/A
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Professional Resolution Experts of Michigan
  • Member
  • N/A
  • American Arbitration Association
  • Michigan Advisory Committee
  • N/A
  • Michigan Defense Trial Counsel
  • Member
  • N/A
  • International Academy of Mediators
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Engineering Society of Detroit
  • ADR Committee
  • N/A
  • Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association Foundation
  • ADR Committee
  • N/A
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • American Association for Justice
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Oakland County Bar Association
  • Vice-Chair, ADR Committee
  • 2015 - 2016
  • Macomb County Bar Association, CLE Committee
  • Chair, ADR Committee
  • 2015 - 2016
  • Association for Conflict Resolution
  • President, Southeastern Michigan Chapter
  • 2015 - 2016
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Honors and Awards

  • Top Rated Lawyer in Labor & Employment
  • Legal Leaders
  • 2015
  • Top Lawyer, ADR
  • DBusiness Magazine
  • 2015
  • Distinguished Service Award
  • State Bar of Michigan ADR Section
  • 2014
  • Distinguished Service Award
  • Macomb County Bar Association
  • 2014
  • Distinguished Fellow
  • International Academy of Mediators
  • N/A
  • Top Tier - Litigation and Labor & Employment
  • Best Lawyers™ in America
  • N/A
  • AV Preeminent rating
  • Martindale Hubbell
  • N/A
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Publications

  • Michigan Bar Journal
  • ADR Within ADR: The Business Courts -- a Laboratory for Litigation Process Improvement (with the Hon. John C. Foster)
  • 2015
  • Michigan Lawyers Weekly
  • The Trial Courts as Dispute Resolution Advisors
  • 2014
  • ADR Quarterly (State Bar of Michigan ADR Section)
  • Are Fast Track Jury Trials Another ADR Option?
  • 2014
  • Michigan Lawyers Weekly
  • Ready or Not, Here They Come: Business Courts and ADR
  • 2013
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Speaking Engagements

  • Judicial Conference
  • Considering the Bigger Picture of Early Case Assessment
  • 2015
  • Joint Meeting
  • Business Courts & Early ADR
  • 2015
  • In-House Counsel Forum
  • The Use of ADR
  • 2015

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Troy Mediation Lawyer Richard L. Hurford
Richard L. Hurford
Mediation Attorney
Troy, MI
Licensed for 45 years