FourthParty champions ADR by delivering transformative technology to Mediators & Courts.

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Why FourthParty?

A leader in ADR innovation

We help third-party neutrals invite technology to the mediation experience as their “Fourth” party. Our thoughtful features invite you to embrace the simplicity of mediation, powered by advanced technology. From Booking to Billing, our unique processes streamline mediation practice operations to give you your time back.

A partner for growth

We enable mediators to go into business for themselves, not by themselves. From inception to scale, we partner with mediations to envision the business that meets their needs. Whether a solo-practitioner or a firm of size, our subject matter experts provide unmatched insights to launch quickly, manage seamlessly, and grow efficiently.

A vision for a more peaceful world

In a world where complexities arise, and disputes demand resolution, we offer more than just a platform; we provide a guiding principle. Just Mediate encapsulates our commitment to simplicity, fairness, and efficient conflict resolution. We believe in the power of mediation to transform conflicts into opportunities for understanding, collaboration, and sustainable agreements.

Our Team

Melissa R. Brogdon

Melissa R. Brogdon

Co-Founder and CEO

Melissa leverages a career in operations management as a law firm administrator and as a nonprofit executive. She has been recognized as one of Georgia’s top 40 under 40 business leaders and secured key partnerships with Google for Startups, SAP/Pyxera Global, and Georgia Tech’s Advanced Technology Development Center, Georgia’s oldest tech incubator.

Melissa is a graduate of Spelman College and The University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education.

Gino Brogdon Jr.

Gino Brogdon Jr.

Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer

Gino is an entrepreneur, lawyer and mediator who was voted by his peers Georgia’s #1 mediator in 2023 (The Daily Report). He is the youngest-ever member of the National Association of Distinguished Neutrals, a national academy and roster reserved for the top 5% of highest producing neutrals in the US. Gino has facilitated more than 1,000 mediations with nearly 60% virtually. He is a graduate of Morehouse College and The University of Georgia School of Law.

Michael Holmes

Michael Holmes

Chief Product Officer

As a trial attorney, legal advisor and tech entrepreneur, the common thread throughout my career is my unwavering passion for solving problems. Having served as Chief Legal Officer, Chief Strategy Officer and CEO for Atlanta’s top legal and tech companies, he knows firsthand exactly how to give clients - particularly mediators, and the industry at large, a big dose of time savings and convenience. Michael is a graduate of The University of West Georgia and Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School.

Bryan Sutlive

Bryan Sutlive

Business Development — FourthParty U

Bryan is a former teacher turned lawyer and mediator and leverages his unique perspective to deliver proprietary content to users that helps them launch, manage, and grow their mediation businesses. As a former founder, his significant knowledge of small business ownership in the legal industry helps him deliver transformative insights to FourthParty users. He is a graduate of Dayton School of Law and the University of Georgia.

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