BBB Announces New Arbitrators

July 28, 2014

A key to the success of Better Business Bureau’s dispute resolution program is its group of volunteer arbitrators. BBB of Denver/Boulder is proud to announce its new arbitrators, who will arbitrate its binding arbitration cases:

Sarah Hoffman is a graduate of University of Denver Strum College of Law 2011 and passed the bar in 2012. She is an active volunteer with the Metro Volunteer Lawyer’s Family Court Program and represents pro bono clients in county court. Sarah also has an MBA degree from DU and is a trained mediator. Sarah currently works for the U.S. General Services Administration Federal Acquisition Service which involves federal contracting an particularly audit sand compliance.

Frank Kotre is a senior software engineer. He has arbitrated for BBB in Chicago.

Brian Luther is an attorney with several years of civil practice, 10 years of impartial hearing office experience and more than 15 years of mediation experience. Brian has been teaching certificate and graduate level courses in mediation and arbitration since 2010 with Mediators without Borders. Brian has recently presided as an impartial hearing officer for the City of Longmont.

Georgine Kryda practices law with mediation in metro Denver. She holds bar licenses in Washington D.C. and Colorado, and before the U.S. Tax Court. Georgine is active in the Colorado Bar Association’s Trusts and Estates and Taxation sections. She has mediated since 2003 with Jefferson County and since 2008 for BBB of Denver/Boulder. She earned her Ph.D. in business at the University of Illinois-Urbana and taught at the University of the Pacific.

Robin Rossenfeld has both a JD and an MBA. She served as an administrative law judge for the City of New York and as a hearing officer for the City of Denver. She currently has her own private arbitration, mediation and facilitation practice. She teaches legal environment of business at the Community College of Aurora and Colorado Community College Online, and is a professional member of the Mediation Association of Colorado.

Sandra Sigler is a lawyer who runs a law firm focused on financial fraud litigation, bankruptcy law and elder financial abuse.

David Weinstein was a Trademark Attorney at the United States Patent and Trademark Office, Washington, D.C. from 1967 to 1970, and also served as Attorney Clerk to the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. David is also a mediator for BBB of Denver/Boulder, an author and has travelled to and provided consulting services concerning intellectual property in more than 14 countries.

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