Christopher Welch, Executive Director
1. Chris Welch received his Master of Dispute Resolution degree from Pepperdine University School of Law, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution in 2005. Prior to obtaining his Master's Degree, he graduated from Pepperdine University, Seaver College with his B.A. in Political Science. Chris has worked at CCR since 2004 and has been the Director of CCR since Summer 2008 and the Executive Director since Summer 2013. Currently, CCR mediates close to 3,000 cases/ per year in the Los Angeles Superior Court system. From 2004-2013 CCR averaged close to 1,000 cases/per year. The increase in case load and capicity of the organization on a reduced budget has been overseen by the work of Mr. Welch and his extremely competent staff and board.