Monica Haddad has mediated over 1,000 legal disputes throughout the State of West Virginia. As an experienced mediator and litigator, Monica offers her clients insight into the possible consequences of litigation and the benefits to a mediated settlement. Monica is on the list of mediators maintained by the West Virginia State Bar and is also an approved West Virginia family court mediator.
Monica earned her law degree from the West Virginia University College of Law in 1991. She is the Chairperson of the ADR Training and Education Subcommittee of the West Virginia State Bar and is a Certified mediator in North Carolina. She serves on the Board of Governors for the West Virginia State Bar representing Monongalia and Marion Counties, and is a member of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals, the Association of Attorney-Mediators, the Mediation Council of Western Pennsylvania, the American Bar Association and the West Virginia Bar Association. She is also a former President of the Monongalia County Bar Association.
A Proven Litigator
Monica practiced law for over 20 years as a litigator where she represented insureds and clients throughout the State of West Virginia in a wide variety of legal disputes and insurance related matters, including:
- Personal injury
- Insurance coverage
- Products liability
- Real estate
- Property damage
- Wrongful death
- First and third party insurance claims
During that time, Monica’s trial experience consisted of over 30 trials.
Highly Qualified to Serve as Mediator
Since 2007, Monica has conducted over 1,000 mediations throughout the State of West Virginia. Her mediation practice is primarily focused upon civil litigation matters and workplace disputes.
Monica has had extensive education and training in dispute resolution and mediation. Monica’s credentials include:
- West Virginia State Bar’s List of Approved Mediators
- Approved West Virginia Family Court Mediator
- Certified Mediator in the State of North Carolina
- Chairperson of the Training and Education Subcommittee of the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Committee of the West Virginia State Bar
In her capacity as Chairperson of the Training and Education Subcommittee of the ADR Committee, Monica has organized and implemented the annual Basic Mediation Trainings and Advanced Mediation Trainings offered by the West Virginia State Bar for its attorneys since 2012. She has acted as a mediation coach and/or panelist at many statewide trainings, to include the State Bar annual mediation trainings, mediation trainings for the Magistrate Courts, mediation trainings for the Department of Health and Human Resources and the annual convention of the West Virginia Association for Justice.
Active in the Community
Monica has lived in Morgantown, West Virginia, since 1984, and has been an active member of the community. She is the Vice President of the Board of Christian Help, Inc. and serves on the Board of The Friends of West Virginia University Hospitals.