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Steve Clymer, Mediator & Arbitrator, Boulder, Colorado.

Steve Clymer

ACCORD Dispute Resolution Services
3223 Arapahoe Ave, Suite 300
Boulder, CO, 80303
Tel: (303) 530-2137
Fax: (303) 530-2107
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Recognized to Colorado Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration Other ADR Services: ADR Training/CME, Facilitation & Systems Design, Med-Arb, Special Master


Steve Clymer has established a first class reputation for his services as a neutral since establishing his practice in 1994, and turning to fulltime ADR practice in 2000. He has served as a mediator, arbitrator, workplace facilitator, and been appointed as a Special Master in major civil cases, including class actions.

To date, Steve has mediated over 4,000 cases throughout the state of Colorado. Steve Clymer is also a frequent CLE speaker and panelist, and he is a former Co-Chair of the Boulder County Bar Association's ADR Committee.

Case Experience

  • ADA Disability
  • Appellate
  • Automotive
  • Banking & Finance
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial/Business
  • Community Associations
  • Condominiums
  • Construction
  • Consumer Fraud
  • Contract Disputes
  • Debt Collections
  • Education
  • Employment
  • Family Businesses
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Land Use/Planning
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Libel & Slander
  • Local Govt./Municipalities
  • Media & Communications
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Personal Injury
  • Police
  • Postal
  • Premises Liability
  • Probate
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Fees
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Real Estate
  • Religious Institutions
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Software
  • Title Disputes
  • Torts
  • Transportation
  • Trusts / Estates
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Wrongful Death


  • J.D. Case Western Reserve University School of Law 1983
  • A.B. St. Louis University 1980


  • Arbitration Training, American Arbitration Association, c. 1988
  • Mediation Process Training - CDR training, City of Boulder Community Mediation Service, Boulder, Colorado. February 1994.
  • Arts Mediation Training. Colorado Lawyers for the Arts, April 1996.
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Mediation Training, State of Colorado. October 1999.
  • Ongoing supplemental training and CLE programs, including Ombudsman training and internship at University of Colorado at Boulder.
  • Transformative Mediation Training, US Postal Service REDRESS Program, Denver, CO, September 2007
  • Ombudsman Training, United States Ombudsman Association, Lexington, KY, September 2008

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Special Master. Served as the court-appointed Special Master in statewide class action case, Beller et al. v. American Cemwood Corp., et al. From 2000 onward. Issued final, binding, nonappealable determinations in over 100 claims.
  • Co-Chair: Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee, Boulder County Bar Association, Boulder, Colorado. 1995--1997 and 2002--2004.
  • Representative: Colorado Bar Association Board of Governors, 2006-2007
  • Vice President: Colorado Bar Association, 2007-2008.
  • Member: Colorado, American, and Boulder County Bar Associations;
  • Member, ACR (Association for Conflict Resolution)
  • Member, Legal Fee Arbitration Committee, Denver and Colorado Bar Associations
  • Guidelines Member, CCMO (Colorado Council of Mediators and Mediation Organizations)
  • Moderator, Conference of World Affair - University of Colorado at Boulder

Rates Information

We charge on an hourly basis for our services, and our fees are split by the parties. Our hourly rate for mediation and arbitration is $360 per hour, split by the parties. Call for details.

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