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Stephen S. Boaz, Mediator, Edmond, Oklahoma.

Stephen S. Boaz

Boaz & Associates, PC
PO Box 32154
Edmond, OK, 73003
Tel: (405) 946-3232
Website: www.boazandassociates.com
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Recognized to Oklahoma Chapter for Mediation Other ADR Services: ADR Training/CME
  • Practice Commenced: 1991
  • Total Mediations (as of Jul 2019): 5500
Practice Percentages
  • OKLAHOMA CITY
  • TULSA

Biographical

Boaz & Associates, P.C. was founded in January 1995 by Stephen S. Boaz, President. At that time, the focus of the firm was Civil Litigation. Since 2003, the focus of the Firm has been Alternative Dispute Resolution (Mediation Services). The Martindale-Hubbell Rating for Mr. Boaz and the Firm is the highest awarded – AV Preeminent.

Stephen Boaz’s experience in litigation representing both Plaintiffs and Defendants provides a wide spectrum of knowledge in the following areas:

  • Products Liability
  • Toxic Torts
  • Environmental Issues
  • Medical and Professional Liability
  • Personal Injury/Wrongful Death (Vehicular Accidents and Premises Liability)
  • Insurance/Bad Faith
  • Employment/Workplace Discrimination
  • Civil Rights Violations
  • Commercial/Residential Construction and Contractual Issues
  • Probate and Estate Issues

In addition, the firm publishes The Boaz Report, a monthly verdict newsletter reporting on State and Federal civil trials across the state of Oklahoma.

We welcome the opportunity to assist you with your mediation needs.


Case Experience

  • ADA Disability
  • Automotive
  • Civil Rights
  • Commercial/Business
  • Construction
  • Contract Disputes
  • Discrimination
  • Education
  • EEOC
  • Elder Abuse
  • Employment
  • Insurance
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Homes
  • Personal Injury
  • Police
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Torts
  • Trusts / Estates
  • Wage & Hour/FMLA
  • Wrongful Death

Education

  • Juris Doctor, University of Oklahoma (1983)
  • Master of Criminal Justice Administration, Oklahoma City University (1976)
  • Bachelor of Arts, Oklahoma State University (1971)


ADR Training

2012, OBA CLE, Insurance Law Update (Presenter - "Impact of Jury Verdicts on ADR") 2010, Oklahoma Employment Lawyers Association CLE (Panel Member – “New Developments in Employment Law”) 2010, OBA/ADR Section, Basic Civil Mediation Training (Instructor – “Mediation Ethics, Professional Responsibility and Confidentiality”) 2009, Oklahoma Employment Lawyers Association CLE (Speaker – “Ethics and the Art of Settlement”) 2008, OBA/ADR Section CLE, “Hot Topics in Mediation for Advocates and Mediators” (Panel Member) 2006, OBA/ADR Section CLE, Advanced Mediation and Advocacy Skills Seminar (Panel Member) 2006, OBA Insurance Law Section CLE, (Speaker – “Jury Verdict Research and Mediation”) 2004, USDC Western District, “Advanced Mediation Training” 2004, OBA/ADR Section, Oklahoma Bar Convention, (Speaker – “Moving to Closure” and “The Settlement Agreement” 2003, Latz Negotiation Institute - “Gain the Edge: Negotiation Strategies for Lawyers” 2003, OBA/ADR Section, “ADR/Mediation Training”, (Instructor – “Conflict, Negotiation and the Role of the Mediator”) 2002, United States District Court – Western District, “ Advanced Mediator Training” (Assistant Trainer) 2002, CE Seminar, State Farm Insurance Claims Personnel, (Instructor, “Mediation and Arbitration”) 2002, OBA/ADR, CLE Course for Oklahoma Bar Convention (Speaker, “Mediation of Employment Disputes”) 2002, OAMA, CLE Course – “Advanced Mediation Training” (Instructor – “Differences in Mediation Styles and Roles of Attorneys and Union Representatives at the Table”) 2001, Association of Attorney-Mediators, CLE Course, “Annual Advanced Attorney-Mediator Training 2001” 2001, Oklahoma Academy of Mediators and Arbitrators (OAMA), CLE Course, “Advanced ADR/Mediation Techniques—Creative Initiatives” (Panel Speaker) 2001, Oklahoma Bar Association, CLE Course, “Advanced Mediation for the Mediator” (Speaker-“Blending Mediation Styles”) 2000, Association of Attorney-Mediators (AAM), CLE Course, “Advanced Attorney-Mediator Training 2000” (San Antonio, TX) 1999, Oklahoma Bar Association (OBA), CLE Course, “Mediation, Arbitration & Negotiating Settlements” (Planner, Moderator and Speaker – “Employment and EEOC Mediation”) 1999, Contract Mediator Training, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) 1998, REDRESS Mediation Training, United States Postal Service 1996, “Mediating Healthcare Disputes,” CDR Associates, Boulder, Colorado 1995, Training in “Principled Negotiations” by the Industrial Relations Research Association 1993, American Law Institute/American Bar Association (ALI/ABA), “Advanced ADR Techniques,” NYC, NY


Memberships & Affiliations

  • USDC Western District of Oklahoma Mediator Panel (1991-2012) (Court disbanded Panel in 2012)
  • Qualified Mediator in all Oklahoma State District Courts (12 O.S. 1825)
  • Resolution Systems, Inc. – Mediator Panel
  • EEOC Contract Mediator (1999-2005)
  • Former REDRESS Mediator – US Postal Service A
  • Administrative Law Judge – Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
  • Advanced Mediator Certification (2000) – Association of Attorney Mediators
  • Admitted to practice before U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit; USDC, Northern, Eastern and Western Districts of Oklahoma
  • Member: Oklahoma County, Oklahoma and Chickasaw Nation Bar Associations

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