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MEMBER PROFILE: Kathleen C. Wallace
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Kathleen C. Wallace
Interplay Resolutions

Durham, NC

Tel: (919) 286-2645
Fax: (203) 286-2645

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Calendar Last Updated: 14 Nov 14


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ADR Services:
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Formal Certifications:
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Superior Court Judicial Districts served:
9, 9A, 10, 11A, 11B, 14, 15A, 15B

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Kathleen C. Wallace has experience in the following areas of Civil Law:
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Biographical Notes:
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Kacie Wallace is a dispute resolution specialist with over nineteen years of experience as a crisis intervention counselor, arbitrator, negotiator and mediator. She is the Principal of Interplay Resolutions, which specializes in mediation of a broad range of disputes including personal injury, workers' compensation, contracts, harassment, employment, business, commercial and sports. Kacie is licensed by the North Carolina State Bar and a certified mediator with the North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission and the Industrial Commission. She mediates for the Superior Court Mediated Settlement Conference Program in North Carolina, the Industrial Commission, the United States Olympic Committee, as well as higher education institutions across the country.

Kacie is a professor of law and supervising attorney in the Dispute Resolution Institute at North Carolina Central University School of Law. She also teaches conflict resolution courses at Duke University, the Duke-UNC Rotary Center for International Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution, and for private organizations and groups. Her teaching specialties include mediation, representation in mediation, communication and negotiation.

Kacie served as the Ombudsman for the U.S. Olympic Committee at the 2011 Para PanAm Games and the 2012 Paralympic Games. She has taught courses on conflict management throughout the U.S. and Thailand. She was named as a William C. Friday Fellow for Human Relations within the Wildacres Leadership Initiative, a network of leaders who connect across differences to develop solutions to the complex community and state challenges. She was granted an Innovation Award in 2008 from the MacArthur Foundation for the development of virtual learning and training environments to teach practitioners in the field of Conflict Resolution. Kacie currently serves as an Ocean Ambassador for the Ocean Recovery Alliance, an organization out of Hong Kong that brings together new ways of thinking, technology, creativity and collaboration to improve the health and sustainability of our ocean environment. She is sponsored by YOLOboard and competes at the national and international level in open water swimming and standup paddleboarding.

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  • Certificate in Documentary Studies, Duke University, Durham, NC - 2006
  • Master of Laws in Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA - 2005
  • Juris Doctor, North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC - 1999
  • Bachelor of Arts in Art-design, Duke University, Durham, NC - 1989

Teaching & Instructing Experience:

  • Assistant Professor and Supervising Attorney, North Carolina Central University School of Law (2006-present)
  • Adjunct Professor, Duke University (2007-present)
  • Visiting Scholar, Duke-UNC Rotary Center for International Studies in Peace in Conflict Resolution (2009)
  • Research Scholar, (2008-2009)
  • Instructor and Coach, Carolina Dispute Settlement Services, 40-hour Superior Court Mediator Certification Course (2006-present)
  • Coach, NBLSA International Negotiation Team (2011-present)
  • Coach, ABA Representation in Mediation Team (2006-present)
  • Coach, ABA Negotiation Team (2008-present)
  • Instructor, Duke University and North Carolina Central University School of Law, "Women and Negotiation" (2006-present) 
  • Instructor, Duke University, "Legal Issues in Education" (2003)
  • Instructor, Duke University, "Advantage Me, Disadvantage Who" (2003)
  • Instructor, North Carolina Medical Society Leadership College, "Negotiation and Conflict Resolution" (2006, 2007)
  • Presenter/Facilitator, Pepperdine University School of Law, "Arbitrating Sport: Reflections on USADA/Landis, the Olympic Games and the Future of Sports Dispute Resolution" (2009)
  • Presenter, United States Olympic Committee, "Best Legal Practices in Amateur Sports" (2008)
  • Presenter, Duke University (Graduate and Professional Women's Network), "Graceful Persuasion" (2006-present)
  • Presenter, Duke University (Baldwin Scholars Program), "Women and Negotiation" (2006-present)
  • Presenter, Talecris Biotherapeutics, "Conflict Resolution in the Workplace" (2007)
  • Presenter, N.C. Public Lawyers Conference (14th Annual CLE Program), "The Art of Negotiation: From Adversity to Opportunity" (2005)
  • Presenter, Leading at Duke Conference, "What Can Go Wrong in Leading an Organization" (2003)

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Memberships & Affiliations :
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  • Mediator, NC Superior Court Mediated Settlement Program
  • Mediator, Industrial Commission
  • Mediator and Ombudsman, United States Olympic Committee
  • Member, NC Academy of Superior Court Mediators


Rates: Please call for rates
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Cancellation Policy: $350.00 (if cancelled within 5 days; waived if another mediation can be scheduled)
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