Updated: Jun 29
Different types of conflicts, parties, and situations require different types of professionals to resolve a conflict. Learn about 5 different types of professionals (mediator, conflict coach, arbitrator, judge, and attorney) you might encounter or hire to resolve a conflict.
When deciding which professional you might need to help you resolve your next conflict, consider these things:
Do you want a neutral or someone to advocate on your behalf?
Do you want someone else to decide what the outcome of the conflict is?
Does the other side want to talk about the conflict?
How much time and money are you willing or able to spend to resolve your conflict?
Has someone or does someone want to file a court case?