B.A. in history with Honors, Agnes Scott College, Phi Beta Kappa
J.D., Georgia State University College of Law
Jennifer Boyens Victor (J.D. ’95) is the owner of The Victor Firm LLC. She also serves as an executive director of the Chief Litigation Counsel Association. Additionally, Victor serves as the program director of a large corporation’s employment dispute resolution program. Victor has also taught as an adjunct professor at The Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University’s School of Law and Kennesaw State University’s master of science in conflict management program. She is a member of the State Bar of Georgia.
Victor specializes in working with corporations and organizations in the areas of dispute resolution program design, early case assessment, and other areas of conflict management. She has extensive experience in designing and implementing conflict management programs and regularly provides consulting and training services in the areas of conflict prevention and management (including, but not limited to, facilitation, mediation, early case assessment, and arbitration). Victor is an experienced mediator, as well as a trained and experienced facilitator and ombudsperson.
Prior to forming The Victor Firm LLC, Victor was a partner with Paquin Victor LLP, a specialty firm focused on corporate and organizational conflict and litigation management; an ADR Practice Leader for Ernst & Young’s Legal Management Services group; and deputy director of the Georgia Supreme Court’s Office of Dispute Resolution, where her experience included developing and implementing court-connected ADR programs, as well as developing policy for statewide ADR, including the Ethical Standards for Neutrals in Georgia. Victor also regularly provided consulting and training to judges and lawyers in the areas of conflict prevention and management, early neutral evaluation, mediation, arbitration, and other forms of ADR.
Victor has been a frequent speaker at continuing legal education and other seminars on topics related to conflict management, alternative dispute resolution, early case assessment, and litigation management. She has conducted presentations for the American Bar Association, the Association of Corporate Counsel – America, the Association of Corporate Counsel – Alabama, the State Bar of Georgia, the Atlanta Bar Association, the State Long Term Care Ombuds Program, the Association for Conflict Resolution, the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia, the U.S. Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution, and many other organizations and corporations. She was an editor of the American Bar Association Litigation Section’s Conflict Management newsletter. She was editor of the Georgia Supreme Court Office of Dispute Resolution publication Symposium and contributed significantly to the book ADR Practice & Procedure in Georgia (2nd Edition) by GSU Professor of Law Doug Yarn. Victor has served on the board of trustees for Cliff Valley School in Atlanta for six years.