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MEMBER PROFILE: Durward W. Parkinson

Maine mediator Durward  Parkinson
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Durward W. Parkinson
Bergen & Parkinson LLC
62 Portland Road, Suite 25
Kennebunk , ME 04043

Tel: (207) 985-7000
Fax: (207) 985-7707
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Calendar Last Updated: 9 Nov 18


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ADR Services:
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Durward W. Parkinson has experience in the following areas of Civil Law:
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Biographical Notes:

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Mr. Parkinson has extensive experience as mediator or arbitrator in a wide variety of civil cases including real estate, business, employment, municipal/land use and family matters.

He has co-mediated with a Superior Court Justice in a case involving ownership and right-to-use a prominent beach in Maine. The case involved 100+ beach-front owners, 100+ back-lot owners, the Town and State. This complex mediation extended four full days and resulted in settlement mechanism for majority of parties. Additional experience with multi-party cases involving insurance companies, lenders and governmental entities.


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  • Brown University, A.B., Brown University: BA – 1979
  • University of Virginia: JD – 1982
  • Executive Mediation Training at Mediation Works, Boston, MA – 2008
  • Training the Trainer at Mediation Works, Boston, MA – 2009
  • Employment Law Mediator Training, at Scheinman Institute of Conflict Resolution, Cornell ILR, New York, NY – 2011
  • Advanced Mediation and Advocacy Skills, ABA Section on Dispute Resolution, Philadelphia, PA – 2009
  • Advanced Mediation and Advocacy Skills, ABA Section on Dispute Resolution, Boston, MA – 2012
  • Solutions in Seattle, ABA Section on Dispute Resolution, Seattle, WA – 2015


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Memberships & Affiliations:

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  • American Bar Association: Section on Dispute Resolution
  • Maine Association of Dispute Resolution Professionals
  • Maine State Bar Association
  • York County Bar Association


Rates: $275 per hr.
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