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N. Janine Dickey, Mediator, Bridgewater, New Jersey.

N. Janine Dickey

991 US Hwy 22 W
Suite 200
Bridgewater, NJ 08807
Tel: (908) 295-7900
Fax: (732) 356-0359
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Recognized to New Jersey Chapter for Mediation Other ADR Services: ADR Training/CME, Discovery Referee, Early Neutral Evaluation, Med-Arb
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  • Practice Commenced2009
  • # of MEDS (as of 18/6/24)1000
  • # of ARBS (as of 18/6/24)15
Current Practice
Online / In-Person


ADR Practitioner of the Year

N. Janine Dickey, has successfully conducted well over 1000 mediations involving Federal and State Court civil complex and multi-party matters in diverse areas such as: employment; commercial and residential real estate; business disputes; tech services; consumer product manufacturing, warehousing, logistics and distribution; transportation; professional services (legal, medical, accounting); staffing services; religious and non-profit.  Janine is an ADR leader in New Jersey honored with  ADR Practitioner of the Year Award in 2015 and awarded Accredited Professional Mediator (APM) in Business and Commercial Mediation in 2010.   Janine has been intricately involved in the evolving culture of mediation in New Jersey, serving on the Supreme Court Committee for Complementary Dispute Resolution, Chairing the Dispute Resolution Section of the NJ Bar Association, serving on the Executive Committee of the Garibaldi ADR Inn of Courts, and holding various leadership positions with the NJ Association of Professional Mediators.  Prior to focusing exclusively on mediation and arbitration, Janine practiced as a litigator with major New Jersey law firms, followed by establishing her own firm, representing small businesses, corporations, and individuals. Janine is a frequent presenter and trainer of ADR techniques, regionally, nationally and internationally.

In addition to legal experience, Janine has a business background which includes overseeing operations for a family owned business with executive responsibility for product design; manufacturing; marketing; and retail fulfillment.  She also served as operational manager of a start-up biometric firm, hiring and supervising personnel and overseeing beta-testing of child safety fingerprinting service to consumers. In addition, Janine for many years chaired the personnel team and provided legal counsel to a large religious institution and affiliated day care division.

With a Juris Doctor from Georgetown Law and a Psychology degree (magna cum laude) from the University of Virginia, Janine as a neutral, offers her high-level analytic skills, honed understanding of persons and businesses in diverse cultural arenas, passions and expertise to each unique matter.

Case Experience

  • Appellate
  • Automotive
  • Banking & Finance
  • Business Dissolution
  • Civil Rights
  • Commercial/Business
  • Community Associations
  • Condominiums
  • Construction
  • Consumer Fraud
  • Contract Disputes
  • Discrimination
  • Elder Abuse
  • Employment
  • Family Businesses
  • Franchise
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Land Use/Planning
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Lemon Law
  • Libel & Slander
  • Local Govt./Municipalities
  • Media & Communications
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Natural Disasters
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Nursing Homes
  • Partnerships
  • Personal Injury
  • Police
  • Premises Liability
  • Probate
  • Professional Fees
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Railroad & Trucking
  • Real Estate
  • Religious Institutions
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Telecommunications
  • Title Disputes
  • Torts
  • Transportation
  • Trusts / Estates
  • Unfair Competition
  • Utilities
  • Wrongful Death


-Georgetown University Law Center- Juris Doctor;

-University of Virginia- BA- High Distinction, Psychology;

-Phi Beta Kappa- University of Virginia;

-Certified Mediator- US Federal District Court for NJ;

-Approved Civil Mediator- NJ State Superior Court; 

-Served on New Jersey's Supreme Court Committee on Complementary Dispute Resolution;

-Awarded Accreditation in Business & Commercial Mediation by  New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators (2010);

-Arbitrator - ADR Forum, Workplace/Employment Disputes;

-Arbitrator- AAA Consumer Disputes

-Arbitrator - Consumer Arbitration Programs, CAP-Motors (Ford, Porsche, DRPRV)

-Trainer and Program Presenter of advanced Mediation & ADR techniques, (illustrative program sample  follows):  

-Top Ten Mediation Tips for Settling Business Disputes, New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators- Annual Conference, June 2021

-How to Represent Clients in Video and In-Person Mediations, American Inn of Courts- ADR Series, Program III, May 2021

-Successful Mediation of Employment Disputes: Common Pitfalls & Strategies to Dig Out! NJSBA Annual Conv., May 2021

-Mediating Employment Claims- Challenges & Strategies, Joint Sponsors: Justice Marie L. Garibaldi & Sidney Reitman American Inns of Court, Jan. 2021

-Effective Mediation Strategies in a Remote World, NJSBA CLE, Sept. 2020

-Ethical Traps Attorneys Need to Avoid in ADR, Private CLE, Feb. 2019

-International Arbitration & Mediation- a USA Perspective, Ningbo, China, Sept. 2017

-Mediation Myth-busters, NJSBA Annual Conv., May 2017

-Essential Elements of Employment Mediation, Rutgers Univ. LERA Chapter, Nov. 2016

-Attorneys & Mediators: Negotiation Allies, NJAPM Mediation News Vol.20, Issue 2, Spring 2016

-Discrimination & Whistleblowing Disputes: Impact of EPLI, NJSBA CLE, April 2016

-One Year Later- NJ Business Court, NJSBA CLE, Jan. 2016

-Mediation: The 21st Century Solution to litigation? Pro Se Nation TV, Sept. 2015

-EPLI-How it Changes the Game, NJSBA Annual Conv., May 2015

-Resolving Insurance Liability and Coverage Claims, NJSBA CLE, April 2015

-The Use & [Avoiding] Abuse of ADR in Litigation, Annual Solo & Small-Firm  Conf., Feb., Mar. 2015

-Winning with ADR: Strategies, NYSBA Conf. Oct. 2014

-Negotiating Settlements, NJSBA Young Lawyers Symposium, Sept. 2014

-Insurance Coverage Issues & Underlying Claims, NJSBA Annual Conv., May 2014

-Progress on the NJ Mediation Front: Maximizing Benefits, NJ Law Journal, Mar. 18, 2013

-Maximizing Mediation Benefits for Litigants, Attorneys & Judiciary, NJSBA Mid-Year Conf., Oct. 2012

-Establishing Mediator-Attorney Synergy, NJAPM Mediation News Vol.15, Issue 2, 2011

-Three Golden Rules for Successful Commercial Mediation, NJAPM Advanced Mediation Training, Mar. 2011


Memberships & Affiliations


  • 2015 ADR Practitioner of the Year- James Boskey Award NJSBA
  • Bar Admissions: US Supreme Court; Federal District Court-NJ; New Jersey; New York
  • National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals
  • Accredited Professional Mediator in Business & Commercial Mediation, NJAPM
  • NJ Supreme Court Committee on Complementary Dispute Resolution
  • US Federal District Court- NJ, Certified Mediator
  • New Jersey State Superior Court, Approved Civil Mediator
  • New Jersey State Bar Ass. (NJSBA)- Dispute Resolution- Chair (former)
  • NJSBA-Insurance Law; Labor & Employment-member
  • New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators (NJAPM)
  • Employment Mediation Interest Group- NJAPM Co-Chair (former)
  • Mediation Apprenticeship Program -NJAPM Supervisor (former)
  • Garibaldi American Inn of Court ADR


Rates Information

$475/hour, proportionately divided among parties in interest unless otherwise agreed. 

Fixed rate negotiable as appropriate for specific matter.

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