Ms. Bender is President of Triangle ADR, Inc., which specializes in alternative dispute resolution for non-profit and for-profit corporations, associations & agencies, and individuals. She previously served as Associate Vice President for Legal Affairs at the Division of Legal Affairs of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Ms. Bender also served as General Counsel at the Office of General Counsel at the Catholic University of America. She also served on the faculty at the Columbus School of Law. She formed and headed a Mediation Clinic at a law school and has taught several courses in Alternative Dispute Resolution. Ms. Bender is also a certified mediator for the North Carolina Superior Court system.
J.D. (cum laude), Suffolk University Law School, 1984
M.A. (Higher Education Administration), Columbia University, 1978
B.A. (Psychology), Meredith College, 1977