Faculty Profile: Jackie Kittrell

Jackie KittrellCommunity Mediation Center
Previous Courses Taught (9)
  • Dispute Resolution Forum 2024
  • Dispute Resolution 2020: Ethical Dilemmas
  • POSTPONED: Dispute Resolution Annual Forum 2020
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution Forum 2016
  • Planned Early Negotiations
  • Mediator and Advocates as Allies in the Mediation Process
  • Turn Disputes into Deals:
  • Collaborative Law: Understanding the Process
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution Forum 2011

Jacqueline O. Kittrell is an attorney and Executive Director of Community Mediation Center in Knoxville, TN. CMC, a 24 yr old nonprofit organization, receives approximately 800 mediation referrals each year from courts in the Knox County area, as well as from schools, churches, law enforcement, neighborhood groups, and social service agencies. Last year, CMC co-mediated over 700 disputes using 50 volunteer mediators. The website is http//2mediate.org. Jackie graduated from University of Tennessee College of Law in August, 1988, and is licensed to practice in Tennessee. She is a Rule 31 mediator listed in civil and family mediation, in special issues in domestic violence for mediators. She is also an ADRC-approved mediation trainer. She was trained in 2007 and 2016 as a Collaborative Divorce attorney. Jackie is a founding board member of East Tennessee Collaborative Alliance (ETCA), and privately practices collaborative divorce using both the interdisciplinary and unbundled models. She is currently President of Tennessee Association of Professional Mediators, and a member of International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (IACP). She is originally from Smith County, Tennessee, but has lived in East Knox County for close to 40 years on a heritage farm.