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Brenda Waugh

Brenda Waugh

Waugh Law & Mediation
  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • District of Columbia, Virginia, West Virginia
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Biography

A self-described advocate for healthy conflict resolution, Brenda Waugh is a Attorney/Mediator/Facilitator and Consultant who is committed to collaborating with clients and organizations to empower them to find answers to their legal problems. She has spent the last Twenty years with her firm, Waugh Law & Mediation and is currently most passionate about the work she is doing to bring restorative justice and mediation processes to her communities in Virginia and West Virginia.

As a Hollywood costume designer turned lawyer turned mediator, Brenda Waugh has developed a unique perspective when it comes to resolving legal conflicts including divorce, civil litigation, workplace conflict, educational disputes, elder law conflict, guardianship matters, accident and insurance disputes, and contractor and small business disputes. Influenced by Restorative Justice scholar/facilitators Howard Zehr and Kay Pranis and mediation pioneers such as Robert Baruch, Brenda aspires to expand the options for everyone to resolve their legal conflicts in the next stage of her career.

Education
Eastern Mennonite University
M.A. | Restorative Justice
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West Virginia University
J.D.
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University of Virginia
B.A.
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Professional Experience
Attorney and Mediator
Brenda Waugh, Attorney at Law, L.C.
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Adjunct Lecturer
West Virginia University
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Assistant Prosecuting Attorney
Berkeley County Prosecuting Attorney
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Assistant Prosecuting Attorney
Kanawha County Prosecuting Attorney
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Counsel
West Virginia Senate Judiciary Committee
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Clerk
West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals
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Legal Aid Society of Charleston
Attorney
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Publications
Articles & Publications
“Discipline Does Not Make an Ill Lawyer Well,” but Can It? Creating Effective, consumer Friendly and Humane Lawyer Discipline Systems by Adopting Principles, Values, and Processes Rooted in Restorative Justice,
University of Richmond Public Interest Law Review
OWEHA: Six Characters in Search of Justice
Washington University Journal of Law and Policy
Who Will Choose the End Words? Structuring Justice Amid Tragedy, Washington University Journal of Law and Policy
Washington University Journal of Law and Policy
A Theory of Employment Discrimination
Journal of Legal Education
Repro-Woman: A View of the Labyrinth from the Lithotomy Position
Yale University Journal of Law and Feminism
Speaking Engagements
Hijacked! Mediation, Self-Determination, and Controlling the Process, American Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section, Las Vegas, Nevada
American Bar Association
Hijacked! Mediation, Self-Determination, and Controlling the Process, Virginia Mediation Network, Arlington, Virginia
Civility and Organizational Leadership, West Virginia Bar Foundation, Roanoke, WV
West Virginia Bar Foundation
Does Access to Justice include Access to A.D.R.?, Partners for Justice Conference, Baltimore, Maryland
Certifications
Certified Mediator of JDR and GDC
Virginia Supreme Court
Awards
Certificate of Achievement
West Virginia State Bar
Professional Associations
Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences
Member
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Association for Conflict Resolution
Member
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West Virginia State Bar
Member
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West Virginia Supreme Court Oversight Board
Member
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West Virginia State Bar Commission on Children and the Law
Chairperson
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West Virginia Juvenile Justice Committee
Member
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
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Virginia
Virginia State Bar
ID Number: 93007
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West Virginia
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Free consultation in selected cases.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
    Contingent fees in selected cases.
Practice Area
    Arbitration & Mediation
    Business - Arbitration/Mediation, Consumer - Arbitration/Mediation, Family - Arbitration/Mediation
Additional Practice Area
  • Restorative Justice Facilitation and Consultation
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Contact & Map
Brenda Waugh, Attorney at Law, L.C.
15 N. King Street
Leesburg, VA 20175
Telephone: (540) 501-5501
Fax: (571) 510-0142
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed (Today)
Charles Town office
202 N. Charles Street
Charles Town, WV 25414
Telephone: (304) 728-3660
Fax: (571) 510-0142
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed (Today)