Kathi A. Karsnitz, Esq.

Kathi A. Karsnitz, Attorney at Law
5 West Market Street
Georgetown, DE 19947

Professional Work History:

Solo law practice 2004-present Chief Legal Counsel, Delaware Technical & Community College 2000-2003 Chief Legal Counsel/Director of Government Relations Delaware State Education Association 1996-2000 Delaware Department of Transportation Executive Assistant to the Secretary/Director of Policy 1993-1995 Office of Delaware Governor Thomas R. Carper, Deputy Legal Counsel 1993 Young, Conaway, Stargatt & Taylor, Georgetown, DE associate attorney 1985-1991 Member Delaware Public Employent Relations Board 2004-present

Dispute Resolution Experience

Arbitrator for Delaware Superior Court cases Mediator for Delaware Superior Court cases Experienced in representing parties in grievance and Superior Court arbitration and in Superior Court mediation Mediator for Nuclear Regulatory Commission's Enforcement Program ADR Mediator for United States Postal Service REDRESS Program Mediator for State of Delaware Manufactured Housing ADR

Cornell University Dispute Resolution Training (Course titles and dates taken)

Cornell Certificate in Conflict Resolution: Negotiation Strategies 2/2007 Employment Law Mediator Training 3/2007 Employment Law Arbitrator Training 4/2007 Evidence in Arbitration 5/2007 Arbitration Award-Writing Workshop 6/2007 Mediating in the Federal Sector 6/2007 Ethics in ADR 10/2007

Other Dispute Resolution Training

State of Delaware Superior Court Mediation certification 2003 Harvard Law School, Program of Instruction for Lawyers at PON Mediation Workshop 2005 Nuclear Regulatory Commission Mediator Orientation, Solomons, MD 2007 United States Postal Service REDRESS Transformative Mediation Training, Trenton, NJ 2007

Professional Associations

American Bar Association, Section of Labor and Employment Law Delaware Bar Association, Sections of Labor and Employment Law and ADR Terry-Carey American Inn of Court


University of Delaware, B.A.A.S., cum laude, 1975 Delaware Law School of Widener University, J.D., cum laude, 1982


Available upon request

Fee Policy

Mediation: $250/hr. plus expenses Cancellation: time and expenses to the date of cancellation