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Kimberly BestOffline



Business Name

Best Conflict Solutions, LLC

Street Address

Box 234


St. Albans






Kimberly Best, RN, MA, is a Tennessee Rule 31 Listed Civil Mediator and Tennessee Rule 31 Trained Family Mediator, FINRA Arbitrator and owner of Best Conflict Solutions, LLC.    Kim’s practice focuses on Family Mediation, Health, and Elder Care Mediation, Civil and Business Mediation, and personal, community, and organizational Conflict Coaching and Conflict Consulting.  She is serving her third term on the board of the Tennessee Association of Professional Mediators, currently as President/Chair.  Kim is also a volunteer mediator with the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office, Dispute Resolution Program and Community/Police Unification Program and a practicing facilitator for challenging business and social conversations.

She is a working member of the Association of Conflict Resolution Elder Mediation Professional Development Group, a member of the National Association for Community Mediation, a  member/consultant of Mediators Beyond Borders, International, and an Executive Committee Member of the American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution.  Kim is passionate about helping others resolve conflicts in a productive, non-litigious way using mediation, facilitation and collaborative problem solving in order to find optimal solutions for all parties.  She is the author of “How to Live Forever, A Guide to Writing the Final Chapter of Your Life Story” and is a speaker and trainer on the topics of conflict management, dispute resolution processes, life transitions, and how to make difficult decisions – including end of life issues.

Mediation Education and Training

MA Institute of Conflict Management, Lipscomb University
Masters Certificate Clinical/Community Psychology, UNC-Charlotte
BA Psychology, UNC-Charlotte
Tennessee Licensed Registered Nurse
Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 31 General Civil Mediator
Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 31 Trained Family Mediator
•    Transformative Mediation Trained, Hofstra University School of Law•    Certificate in    Negotiating and Mediating Healthcare Disputes, University of South Florida•    Conflict Resolution Consulting Training, Pepperdine University School of Law•    Advanced Mediation Training, Kenneth Cloke•    Conflict and Systems Design Training, Kenneth Cloke•    Association of Conflict Resolution Elder Mediation Professional Development Committee•    Member, Business Plan for Peace with Scilla Elworthy and Sheva Carr•    Member, Mediate and Meditate Co-lab with William Ury and Thomas Huebl (2018-2020)  Collective Trauma Summit (2019)•    Facilitating Learning Circles/Restorative Justice Conferencing IIRP Training Certificate (2021)•    Advanced Negotiation: Leveraging Emotions, Program on Negotiation, Harvard Law School (Nov 2022)•    Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Arbitrator (Feb 2023)•    Restorative Practices Training of Trainers, International Institute of Restorative Practices (IIRP) (June 2023)•    Facilitating Meetings Around Community Conflict, Department of Justice (DOJ) (June 2023)


Services Available

At a Physical Location, Online