Director, Federal District Court
Laurel Stevenson is the Director of the Mediation and Assessment Program (MAP) for the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri. Prior to joining the Court, Laurel was a litigator for more than two decades, and served as a Facilitator for the Missouri Bar's Complaint Resolution Program and Fee Dispute Resolution Program in addition to serving as an arbitrator or mediator. In 2023, she was selected as Fellow to the Dispute Resolution Committee of the American Bar Association and serves on the Court ADR Committee. She has conducted hundreds of mediations, including more than 250 via Zoom.