Jeanne Potthoff was recognized at the 27th Annual Dispute Resolution Center conference on August 17 with the Dispute Resolution Center’s Sharon Press Excellence in Alternative Dispute Resolution Award for a person with visionary leadership, professional integrity, and unwavering devotion to the field of alternative dispute resolution.
Jeanne was involved in the implementation of the first dependency mediation program for the circuit as well as managing the instant family mediation grant in the early 2000’s. In 2003, Jeanne was selected by Sharon Press to participate with the group of coordinators and directors who provided input to OSCA for implementation of the programs under the state. Jeanne serves on the ADR Rules and Policy committee including a few subcommittees. One subcommittee, the On-line Dispute Resolution subcommittee provides input and guidelines for On-line Dispute Resolution pilot projects. The Seventeenth Judicial Circuit has been selected as one of six pilot sites.