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Douglas E. Noll, JD, MA

lawyer turned peacemaker, visionary, author, speaker, and creator

emotional competency
de-escalate: how to calm an angry person 
how to have a calm conversation with the politically polarized
dealing with entrenched beliefs
leadership in the 21st century
conflict resolution and management

Host Introduction

My guest on this episode of [YOUR SHOW NAME] is Douglas E. Noll. Doug left a successful career as a trial lawyer to become a peacemaker. His calling is to serve humanity, and he executes his calling at many levels. He is an award-winning author, teacher, and trainer. He is also a highly experienced mediator. Doug’s work carries him from international work to helping people resolve deep interpersonal and ideological conflicts.

More information:

Doug's fourth book, De-Escalate: How to Calm an Angry Person in 90 Seconds or Less, was published by Beyond Words/Simon & Schuster on September 17, 2017.  The book is now available in 4 languages and is an Amazon best-seller.

Doug was honored as an Encore Fellow in 2014 by for the Prison of Peace project

Doug was honored by California Lawyer Magazine as a California Attorney of the Year in 2012.

He is the author of the book Elusive Peace: How Modern Diplomatic Strategies Could Better Resolve World Conflicts (Prometheus Books, April 2011), winner of the Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR) International Peace and Justice Book Award for 2011.

In addition, Doug is the author of Sex, Politics & Religion at the Office: The New Competitive Advantage (Auberry Press 2006), with John Boogaert, and Peacemaking: Practicing at the Intersection of Law and Human Conflict (Cascadia 2002) and, numerous articles on peacemaking, restorative justice, conflict resolution and mediation.

Doug has been voted as one of the Best Lawyers in America in 2005, by US News & World Report and has been recognized as a Northern California Super Lawyer.

Doug is an adjunct professor of law at San Joaquin College of Law, a core faculty member of the American Institute of Mediation, an adjunct faculty member of the Pepperdine School of Law Straus Institute and a faculty member of its Professional Skills Development Program, and serves as a speaker, teacher, lecturer, and workshop presenter nationally and internationally.

Doug is also a second degree black belt in Chinese kung fu and has taught tai chi for over 10 years. He has a variety of other interests and accomplishments including certification as a Level III ski instructor, instrument-rated private pilot with multi-engine and helicopter ratings, a jazz violinist, and a whitewater rafter.

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