Larry Ray - Capital University Law School

Larry Ray

Adjunct Professor

Larry Ray


  • J.D., Capital University Law School
  • B.A., Muskingum College


  • Negotiation
  • Mediation
  • Conflict management
  • Arbitration
  • Executive coaching
  • Critical thinking


Larry Ray is an Attorney, Mediator, Arbitrator, Facilitator and Executive Coach. He is admitted to the bars of the District of Columbia and Ohio. He began as a mediator while attending Capital University School of Law, directing the nation's first criminal mediation program. Larry is a Senior Trainer for the American Management Association (AMA). He has designed several courses for the AMA including the Advanced Negotiation course for the American Management Association. 

Ray is a Senior Lecturer at The George Washington University School of Law teaching negotiation and mediation-21 years. He has co-authored several books: One, is entitled Conflict Resolution, published by John Wiley/JosseyBass. After serving for 5 years as a prosecutor, Ray directed the American Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section and the National Association for Community Mediation. Presently, he trains, teaches, mediates and arbitrates for Keller Graduate School/DeVry University (online), U.S. Postal Service, National Archives, the World Bank Group, NASD, and the National Arbitration Forum.

Additional professional experience

Recent Accomplishments for Ray include: Designed the Advanced Negotiation course for AMA (American Management Association), publicized such on a webinar that can be viewed at; and delivered the pilots for this course. During 2009, Ray has developed and delivered a new course: Influence and Persuasion. Has Co-Authored two books: Conflict Management and Becoming a More Effective Neutral. He and his Colleague Prue Kestner are working on the third book: Negotiating in School, 2012. The Council of the District of Columbia declared September 19th to be Larry Ray Recognition Day in honor of his 25 years of community volunteerism and his teaching peacemaking in the schools of the District. He has served as ANC Commissioner, Taxi Commissioner and Police Commissioner.

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