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Kendall Isaac

Professor Kendall Isaac

Assistant Professor of Law
276-935-4349, Ext. 1266 

J.D., Capital University (2005)
B.A., Ohio State University (1994)

Courses Taught: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Client Interviewing, Counseling & Negotiation, Appellate Advocacy, Workers’ Compensation

Kendall D. Isaac previously was an adjunct professor at Capital University Law School in Columbus, Ohio, where he taught a general practice/law practice management course. Prior to teaching, Isaac owned The Isaac Firm LLC, a law practice that concentrated on employment law and mediation matters and also served as a new-lawyer incubation center that trained new lawyers on how to start and build their own practice. Isaac has also worked for Reminger LPA, a large regional law firm with offices in Ohio and Kentucky, where his practice focused on employment law and workers' compensation defense.

Before his legal career, he held employee relations and human resource management roles for Fortune 500 companies Abbott Laboratories and Bisys/Citigroup. He graduated from The Ohio State University with his bachelor's in rhetorical communications and graduated Order of the Curia from Capital University Law School with his law degree and a concentration in labor and employment law. His primary research interests involve the advancement of mediation theory and practice, especially in the realm of workplace disputes. As Director of Special Programs, he oversees the development of ASL’s Master’s in Legal Studies, professional Certificates and courses, and online learning programs.

Professor Isaac blogs about dispute resolution and employment law related issues at www.workplacedignity.com


  • Employment ADR and the Professional Athlete – Published in 12 Appalachian J. L. 167 (Vol. 12, Issue 2, 2013)
  • Employer Implications of Conducting Background Checks in the Post-911 Environment – Pending Publ. in American University Labor & Employment Law Forum 2013
  • From Tokens to Quotas: The Hiring and Promoting of African American Males in Corporate America – Pending Publ. in 4 Widener J.L., Econ & Race ___ (2013)
  • The Immutable Characteristic of Thin Skin: Exploring Available Remedies and Assessing ADR as a Viable Solution for Workplace Bullying – Pending Publ. in Resolved, Journal of Alternative Dispute Resolution, Charleston School of Law 2013
  • Resolving Race Discrimination in Employment Disputes through Mediation: A Win-Win for all Parties – American Journal of Mediation 111 (Vol. 5, 2011)
  • Pre-Litigation Compulsory Mediation: A Concept worth Negotiating - University of La Verne Law Review 165 (Vol. 32, No. 2, Spring 2011)
  • Familial Status Discrimination: Will Employment Law Build upon What Housing Law Started? - Employee Relations Law Journal 50 (Vol. 36, No. 4, Spring 2011)


  • ADR as a Remedy for Workplace Bullying –Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Annual Conference Chicago, IL 2013, SEALS New Scholar at Annual Conference Amelia Island FL 2012, 10th Annual Minorities in ADR Conf. Columbus, OH 2012, Virginia Mediation Network Annual Conf. Richmond, VA 2012
  • Entrepreneurship Post-Release - London Ohio Correctional Institute 2011-12
  • Social Media Legal Panel - Columbus Public Library 2011
  • Sexual, Racial, and other Harassment in the Workplace - Sterling Educ. Services CLE Columbus, OH 2010