Kurt Dettman

Constructive Dispute Resolutions
Hingham, MA


With over 30 years of legal experience, including more than 13 years of senior management experience for the Owner on the$15B Central Artery/Tunnel Project in Boston, Kurt Dettman has a keen understanding of and sensitivity to the resolution of disputes in a variety of settings and circumstances.  Mr. Dettman’s current consulting practice focuses on the use of all forms of dispute avoidance and dispute resolution, including dispute resolution systems design, stakeholder engagement processes, training, partnering, facilitation, settlement negotiations, mediation, arbitration, and Dispute Review Boards.

Mr. Dettman is on the Construction Panel of Neutrals of the American Arbitration Association (Arbitration and Mediation Panels) and on the Arbitrator/Mediator/DRB Panels of Construction Dispute Resolution Services, LLC, as well as various other panels.  He has had several articles published on Dispute Review Board practice in the Dispute Resolution Board Foundation Forum, and is a frequent speaker about the use of ADR in the construction industry.