Victoria Liccione is an attorney who has spent much of the last 20 years as a law professor, both full and part-time, while raising five children. She began her legal career as a federal judicial law clerk, served as a staff attorney and assistant United States attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice, worked as a private-practice civil and criminal litigator, and is currently a North Carolina Superior Court and Family Financial mediator. She has experience across the law-school curriculum, with particular emphasis on criminal law and procedure, evidence, appellate practice, and constitutional law.
Victoria is a graduate of Northwestern University and Yale Law School.
Daniel Piar brings a range of legal experience to his ADR practice. Daniel began his career as an associate and partner at Kilpatrick Stockton LLP in Atlanta (now Kilpatrick Stockton & Townsend), one of the 100 largest law firms in the United States. His practice emphasized labor arbitration and employment litigation. He later worked as an assistant district attorney in Athens, Georgia, and as a tenured professor at two law schools. While teaching, he developed expertise in civil procedure and constitutional law. He also taught negotiations.
Daniel is a certified Superior Court mediator in North Carolina, and was previously certified as a mediator by the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution. He is also certified by FINRA to conduct securities arbitrations. He was a founding board member and vice chair of the Charlotte International Arbitration Society, a non-profit that promotes international commercial arbitration in the region.
Daniel is a graduate of Harvard College and Yale Law School.