Full Name
Lou Chang
Job Title
Mediator, Arbitrator, Attorney
Speaker Bio
Attorney, Mediator, Arbitrator: Civil, business and commercial lawyer, arbitrator and mediator concentrating in design & construction, commercial, corporate, real property, insurance, financial services, employment, labor, probate, property, franchise, malpractice and civil matters. Recognized by peers as a “Best Lawyer” in the fields of arbitration and mediation (2005 to 2023). “

Panel Arbitrator, Mediator: On the panels of the American Arbitration Association (Mediation, Construction, Commercial and Large Complex Case, Labor & Employment Panels), Dispute Prevention & Resolution, Inc., Federal Mediation & Conciliation Service arbitrator panel, Hawaii Labor Relations Board, State and Federal Court Mediation Panels (Hawaii).

Educational Background: University of California School of Law, Berkeley, Juris Doctor 1973. University of Hawaii, Bachelors of Art, 1969 (Phi Beta Kappa)

Adjunct Faculty:
o University of Hawaii. Advanced Facilitation and Mediation, Mediation Skills, Negotiation. Mediation Theory & Practice. (2003-2017)
o Wm. S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawaii, Mediation and Advocacy. Spring, 2005
o School of Architecture. Conflict Management for Managers, Architects & Engineers. 2007-2008.
o Department of Urban Planning, Negotiation and Mediation in Planning 2011.
o Chaminade University, Executive MBA Program. Negotiation. (2015-16)

Trainer: Faculty trainer of arbitrators and/or mediators for the American Arbitration Association, National Academy of Arbitrators, Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution, The Accord Group, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Mediation Center of the Pacific, Ku’ikahi Mediation Center, ADR Institute Ontario, Australian Commercial Disputes Centre, Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, Subordinate Court-Singapore, International Institute of Mediators (Singapore), Singapore Institute of Surveyors and Valuers, Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration, Supreme Court of the Republic of Palau and others.
Speaking At
Session C2: Impasse Management 2.0 - Overcoming Barriers to Agreement & Settlement Building
Lou Chang