B.A. 1974, Muskingum College; J.D. 1977, Capital University
Larry Ray is an attorney, mediator, arbitrator, facilitator and executive coach. He is admitted to the bars of the District of Columbia and Ohio. He began as a mediator while attending Capital University School of Law, directing the nation's first criminal mediation program. Mr. Ray is a senior trainer for the American Management Association (AMA). He has designed several courses for the AMA including the Advanced Negotiation course for the American Management Association.
Mr. Ray is a senior lecturer at The George Washington University School of Law teaching negotiation and mediation for the past 21 years. He has co-authored several books including, Conflict Resolution, published by John Wiley/JosseyBass.
After serving for 5 years as a prosecutor, Mr. Ray directed the American Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section and the National Association for Community Mediation. Currently, he trains, teaches, mediates and arbitrates for Keller Graduate School/DeVry University (online), U.S. Postal Service, National Archives, the World Bank Group, NASD, and the National Arbitration Forum.
Mr. Ray has served as an elected Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner for the District of Columbia and has served on the following boards: Taxicab Commission, Appeals and Review and Police Commission. Further, he is President of the Columbia Heights Citizens Association (est. 1905).