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    ABOUT DAB MEDIATION CONSULTANT, LLC

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Ajawavi J. Ajavon  is the founder and Executive Director of DAB Mediation Consultant, LLC, and Every Man Counts, she has over 10 years’experience as a professional mediator/arbitrator in family court, superior court and federal courts. She has mediated over 3200 cases involving divorce, custody, landlord/tenant, workplace,
criminal misdemeanor and juvenile.

Ms. Ajavon was featured in Synergy an ADR newsletter, Hip Hop Forum internet magazine,  which is syndicated throughout the world, and was awarded Woman of Perseverance 2015 by the Women Business Center. In addition to her many attributes, she works diligently with several international NGO’s, to promote domestic violence awareness, literacy programs, provide school supplies and scholarships.

Aja has delivered more than 100 trainings, and workshops at conferences and with a wide range of helping agencies and professionals in 10 states, Puerto Rico, Liberia, and Ghana. She is passionate about helping
Single and re-entry fathers understand their right and responsibilities in family court.

She is currently an Adjunct professor at Wilmington University where she teaches conflict management, mediation skills and family violence. She is a member of Delaware Domestic Violence Women of Color Task Force (WOCTF), a member of the International Gender Base Violence group (IGBV) and the Director of International Affairs for the Delaware Complexity of Colors.

Ajawavi is a proud single parent of three wonderful children, Davide, Antonio & Brea (DAB)
Maya M. Matthews is a mediator in the Wilmington office of DAB Mediation Consultant, LLC. She has extensive experience in private and court-ordered mediations. Maya received her B.S. from Wilmington University in Criminal Justice and her J.D. with a concentration in Dispute Resolution from Capital University Law School in Columbus, Ohio.

While residing in Ohio, she worked at the Franklin County Municipal Court Mediation Program as a Mediator and the Franklin County Public Defender Office as the Head Law Clerk. In the Mediator position, she conducted landlord/tenant, criminal, commercial and civil mediations. While with the Public Defender Office, she designed and implemented a performance management system, supervised staff and mediated employment disputes.  
 
Prior to that, Maya spent most of her career at the Delaware Attorney General’s Office. While with the Attorney General’s Office, she found ways to assist members of the public through conflict. This developed into a passion for her to resolve disputes through mediation and other conflict resolution methods.  

Maya is a mentor to inner-city youth and she volunteers with various community groups with a focus on children with incarcerated parents. She lives in Wilmington, Delaware and enjoys painting and cooking in her free time. 

EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS

J.D., Capital University Law School, Dispute Resolution Concentration, 2013
B.S., Wilmington University, Criminal Justice, 2007 

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