Jim Shaul’s Info

Curriculum Vitae

James E. Shaul

 Mediator/Speaker/Educator/Conflict Specialist

(Not any more – now retired and living the dream in a cabin in the mountains of West Virginia)

email: jimshaul@gmail.com

Jim is first and foremost a listener, secondly a communicator. He has taught over 1500 credit hours at the college and graduate level for over twenty five years, and has a reputation of challenging his students to think more carefully, act more responsibly, and serve more compassionately. He is an accomplished businessman and one of the most educated and trained conflict specialists in the Midwest.



Creighton School of Law

Jurist Doctorate – May 2006

University of Nebraska – Lincoln

Master of Arts: August 1993

Major: Classical Greek / Koine Greek

Minor: Classical Latin / Religion & Philosophy

University of Nebraska – Omaha           

Bachelor of General Studies: May 1991

Major: Religion

Minor: History



University of Nebraska – Lincoln

Department of Classics: August 1991 – May 1993

234 Andrews Hall  Lincoln, NE

Graduate Teaching Assistant: Scientific Greek and Latin, Classical


Instructor: Early Christian Literature

Creighton University – January 2001-May 2003

Philosophy Department

2500 California Plaza, Omaha, NE

Instructor: Critical Reasoning, Business Ethics,

Ethics For Business Leaders (Graduate Level

UN at Omaha- Philosophy / Religion Department  

Fall 1998

50th & Dodge Omaha, NE

Instuctor: Critical Reasoning

University Of Nebraska At Omaha- College of Continuing Studies:

Fall 1997 – Present

50th & Dodge, Omaha, NE

Instructor: Business Ethics, Logic, Philosophy,

World Religion, Ethics,Contemporary Moral Problems,

Environmental Ethics,  Social Philosophy

University Of Nebraska At Omaha-Computer Sciences:

Fall 1999 – Summer 2001

Peter Keiwit Institute, Omaha, NE

Instructor: Computer Literacy With Applications

Iowa Western Community College: Jan.1993 – May 2004

2700 College Road, Council Bluffs, IA  51502-3004

Instructor: Introduction To Ethics,

Introduction To Philosophy, Introduction To

Logic, Religions Of The World, Business

Ethics, History of the Renaissance

Metropolitan Community College: July 1994 – Present

P.O. Box 3777, Omaha, NE, 68103-0777

Instructor: World Religions, Introduction To Ethics,

Critical Reasoning, English Comp, Research Writing,

Business Writing, Technical Writing, Oral & Written

Reports, Philosophy &  Literature

Clarkson College: August 1994 – May 1996

101 S. 42nd  St., Omaha, NE, 68131-2739

Instructor: Professional Development, Critical

Thinking and Problem Solving, World Religion

College Of Saint Mary’s: September 1996-Spring 1997

1091 S. 72nd St., Omaha, NE, 68124

Instructor: Philosophy, Critical Reasoning

Nebraska Methodist College Of NursingSpring 1998-99

8501 West Dodge Rd.Omaha, NE68114

Instructor: Ethics

Bellevue University: Spring 1998

1000 Galvin Road South. Bellevue, NE68005-3098

Instructor: Ethics




  • Three credit-hour course in Mediation at Creighton Law School
  • Three credit-hour course in Legal Interviewing, Negotiation, and Counseling at CreightonLawSchool
  • Thirty-hour Basic course in Mediation Theory and Practice – NMCA – Spring 2006 Focusing on Conflict Resolution
  • Family Mediation Training – NMCA -Spring 2006
  • Juvenile Victim/Offender Mediation Training – Concord – Fall 2006
  • Advanced Family Mediation Training – NMCA -Spring 2007
  • Specialized Alternative Dispute Resolution Training (SADR – High Conflict Mediation)  – Winter 2007/8
  • Child Support Mediation Training – NMCA Training class – Spring 2008
  • AFCC Parent Coordinator/High Conflict Family Training – Fall 2008
  • Mediation Coaching – NMCA – Ongoing
  • SADR Mediation Workshop – NMCA – Winter 2007/8
  • FGC Training – NMCA – Winter 2007/8
  • Pre-Hearing Conference Workshop – NMCA  Spring 2008
  • Child Support Mediation Training – NMCA Training class – Spring 2008
  • Family Group Conference Training – NMCA Summer 2008
  • Parent Coordination Training – AFCC Fall 2008
  • Elder Mediation Training – Elder Decisions Fall 2008
  • Parenting Coordination Training – Cooperative Parenting Institute  Fall 2008
  • Juvenile Abuse/Neglect Training – Helping Babies from the Bench Summer 2009
  • Immigration Issues for Children in Juvenile Court – Through The Eyes of the Child Fall 2009
  • High Conflict Mediation Training – Erickson Mediation Institute Winter 2010
  • Advanced Custody Training – Marta J. Papas, JD – St. Louis, MO – Winter 2010
  • Impact of Parent Alienation on Child Custody Disputes – Washburn University School of Law Children and Family Law Center Spring 2011
  • How Cohabitation affects Divorce Settlements, Should I Sell the House or Keep It, Part 1 and 2, Financial Divorce Association – Spring 2011

Mediation Experience


  • Small Claims Court Mediation – Sarpy Co. Courthouse (Concord Center / Omaha)
  • Family / Divorce Mediation (Concord Center / Omaha)
  • Juvenile Victim Offender Mediation (Concord Center / Omaha)
  • Family / Divorce Mediation (SE Conciliation Center / Beatrice)
  • Family Group Mediation (Neb. Justice Center /Fremont)
  • Divorce Mediation (Conciliation Court / Omaha)
  • Elder Mediation (Center for Law & Justice / Fremont)
  • Co-taught a Basic Mediation course at Creighton Law School/Werner Institute
  • Served on the ODR Education & Training Subcomittee on State Standards for Mediators
  • Family Group Conference Co-facilitation (Neb. Justice Center /Fremont)
  • Juvenile Protective Custody Facilitation (Douglas County Juvenile Court)
  • Mediation Coaching (NMCA)
  • Mediator Training / Mentoring (Neb. Justice Center /Fremont)
  • Mediation Coaching – Concord Center – Spring 2009
  • Extensive High Conflict Divorce Mediation – (Present)


Owned and Operated Several Small Businesses in Omaha For Over 30


Shaul Mediation and Family Services (Mediation, Parent Coordination, Conflict Coaching & High-Conflict Parenting Classes)

The Sarpy Mediation & Family Services Center, Inc. (Mediation, Therapy, Supervision/Transition, Batterer’s Intervention Courses, Pro Se Assistance)

Renaissance Group (Business Seminars, Instructional Services, Business Consulting);

Wordsworthgiving (Professional Speaking, Writing, Training);

SG Services (Mediation, CTA, Mentoring, Welfare classes, Anger Management courses);

PCC (Computer Sales & Service, specializing in small retail Point of Sales networks);

Palmtree Casting & Coordinating (Casting for Films, Televsion, Print Ads);

JD Horticultural Services (Design, Installation & Maintenance of Tropical Interiors, Ornamental Landscaping, OrientalGardens, Ponds & Waterfalls);

Aqua Design (Aquarium Installation & Maintenance)



Association of Family & Conciliation Courts

Heartland Conference of Mediators

Iowa Mediators Association


NE Mediation Association


M.A.G. – President – Millard North Middle School’s PTO Group

B.I.P. – Vice-President, Millard North Middle School

Former Businesses:

Midwest Interior Plantscape Association – Past President


  • Taught over 1500 credit hours of college courses as well as seminars teaching others how to be great teachers.
  • Trained scores of employees in the service industry
  • Has been written up in the Omaha World Herald and Midlands Business Journal for his entrepreneurial skills
  • Intensive 30 hour training course in teaching educators to teach with passion
  • Two years teaching Anger Management courses for OPS’s Parrish Alternative School
  • Two years teaching life skills classes for Welfare To Work clients, including: resume writing, interviewing skills, time management, etc.
  • Two years experience as a CTA/Tracker for various therapists/counselors
  • Twenty five years experience as a Lay Counselor/Mentor
  • Extensive experience in the modeling, on camera and print commercial field, having been in scores of magazine and newspaper advertisements, industrial films, TV commercials, national TV programs, major motion pictures, as well as behind the camera technical assistance.

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