Author Archives: David T. Deal


At the core of my community-based dispute resolution practice, I offer mediation, arbitration, restorative justice and other restorative practices, and consensus building. I regularly handle dispute resolution involving school, community,  personal and court matters. After a thirty year career in federal natural resources and environmental law, my experience also embraces commercial disputes and includes extensive […]


    Spring 2017

    Participate in training for Fairfax County Police Department patrol officers for rollout of county-wide Alternative Accountability Program.
    May 2017

    “Working Together for Youth: Multi-Agency Integration of Restorative Justice Programming” article published “ACResolution”, Winter 2017 Restorative Justice issue.
    April 2017

    Completed series of three papers on interpersonal forgiveness for classwork at Virginia Theological Seminary.
    April 26, 2017

    “Introduction to Restorative Justice,” first guest lecture for George Mason University Law School ADR class.
    April 18, 2017

    “Introduction to Restorative Justice,” fifth annual guest lecture for George Washington University Law Center ADR class.
    April 4, 2017

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