Paula Emery is an attorney and mediator with over twenty-five years of experience as a practicing attorney, mediator and business professional. She is now in private practice as owner of Emery Law and Mediation Services. There, she conducts workplace, real property, community, small business and probate mediations and represents nonprofit organizations and small businesses. She also chairs the King County Bar Association's ADR section and serves on the executive committee of the Washington State Bar Association's Dispute Resolution section and as president and chair of the board of the Dispute Resolution Center of King County. Prior to returning to private practice, she served customers and partners for 8 years, leading multiple business lines for Microsoft.