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Geoffrey B. White, founder and President of Legal Options, has been the principal mediator and arbitrator of the company since 1997. He is a retired partner of the law firm of Green, Miles, Lipton, White and Fitz-Gibbon in Northampton, Massachusetts with over twenty-four years of civil litigation experience in both state and federal courts. In addition to his work as a full-time neutral, he has served as an adjunct professor at Western New England College School of Law in areas of negotiation and dispute resolution. Click to view Attorney White's CV


Martin L. Aronson is a retired partner of the Boston law firm of White, Inker & Aronson and the past President of the Massachusetts Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates. He is a panel member with over sixteen years of mediation experience and forty-five years of civil trial experience in both state and federal courts. In addition to his work as a neutral, he teaches as an adjunct professor at Boston College Law School in areas of negotiation and dispute resolution. Click to view Attorney Aronson's CV


Joseph DeFazio, current Director of the Program on Negotiation and Conflict Resolution at Cambridge College, is a panel member with over eighteen years of mediation experience and thirty five years of legal practice with concentration in business, commercial, employment and divorce law. In addition to his work as a mediator, he is a tenured professor at Cambridge College and teaches in areas of negotiation, dispute resolution and business ethics. Click to view Attorney DeFazio's CV


Ronald M. Davids, founding partner of the Wellesley law firm of Davids & Associates, PC, is a panel member with over thirty-five years of experience litigating tort and business matters. Since earning his certification in 2000, he has mediated commercial, employment, real estate, insurance and tort disputes in addition to managing his successful law practice. Click to view Attorney Davids' CV


Maureen Slack DiCristofaro of DiCristofaro Law Offices in Providence, Rhode Island, is a panel member with over thirty two years of divorce and domestic litigation experience in the probate courts of Massachusetts and Rhode Island. She is a certified mediator for the Rhode Island Family Court and has been appointed as a Guardian and Master in Numerous custody and complex domestic cases. Click to view Attorney DiCristofaro's CV


Geoffrey B. White
  • 24 years civil trial experience
  • 18 years mediation and arbitration practice
  • 12 years ADR teaching experience





Martin L. Aronson
  • 45 years civil trial experience
  • 18 years mediation practice
  • 38 years ADR teaching experience



Joseph DeFazio
  • 31 years commercial and business law practice
  • 18 years mediation experience
  • 18 years ADR teaching experience



Ronald M. Davids
  • 31 years civil trial experience
  • 12 years mediation experience



Maureen Slack DiCristofaro
  • 30 years divorce and domestic litigation practice
  • Court appointed Guardian and Master in complex custody and domestic cases
  • Certified mediator for the Rhode Island Family Court