Claire Suzanne Holland
A graduate of Savannah, Georgia’s John Marshall Law School, attorney Claire Suzanne Holland has built a remarkable career. For many years, she practiced in the areas of employment law and domestic relations. With experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants, Ms. Holland gained a comprehensive grasp of the complexities and issues of labor and employment law. She also gained litigation experience in difficult family law cases, including child support and custody disputes. While working as an attorney, Claire Suzanne Holland also began to pursue training in alternative dispute resolution. Now based in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, she provides mediation and arbitration services in employment, disability, and education law, serving private entities, the U.S. government, court systems, and multiple state agencies.
Over the years, Claire Suzanne Holland has pursued extensive continuing education opportunities in areas such as arbitration and mediation of civil disputes, public sector employment law, and consensus building for public policy, as well as public policy stakeholder negotiation and advanced commercial negotiation. She has received additional training in special master techniques for dispute resolution cases.
Ms. Holland has also volunteered her time to international law projects across the globe, conducting research into the legal climate of nations such as Mozambique, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Iraq. A major project she has offered her expertise to is the Bureau for Reconstruction and Development, a nongovernmental organization in Afghanistan. She created informational materials on civic education, nonviolence, and other topics and also contributed to a charity project that provided farmers in the nation with soy seeds.
Claire Suzanne Holland is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, a Registered Neutral through the Georgia Commission on Dispute Resolution and Alabama Center for Dispute Resolution, and a Certified Mediator through the Florida Department of Dispute Resolution. She also holds membership in the Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR).