Ms. Kimberly Piper Reaves
State Board of Workers' Compensation
Kimberly P. Reaves, Mediator, ADR Division
Ms. Reaves joined the Alternative Dispute Resolution Division at the Georgia State Board of Workers’ Compensation as a Mediator on March 1, 2013. Since joining the Board, she has mediated almost 4,000 cases on behalf of the ADR Division and has regularly presented on the topic of best mediation practices through ICLE Georgia, including for the ethics and professionalism credits. Ms. Reaves completed her undergraduate degree in political science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1989, and then attended the Meredith College Program for Legal Assistants, following which she worked as a litigation paralegal in North Carolina for four years. She then enrolled full-time at the North Carolina Central University School of Law, where she graduated magna cum laude in 1996. Ms. Reaves was admitted to the State Bar of North Carolina in 1996 and was engaged in the private practice of law in North Carolina from 1996 to 2008, during which time she primarily represented insured and self-insured employers in workers’ compensation matters before the North Carolina Industrial Commission. Ms. Reaves was admitted to the State Bar of Georgia in 2008 and was engaged in the public practice of law from 2008 to 2013 as an Assistant Attorney General in the Workers’ Compensation Section at the Georgia Department of Law, where she represented all State agencies before the Georgia State Board of Workers’ Compensation (Royal v. Pulaski State Prison, 750 S.E.2d 179, 324 Ga. App. 275 (2013)). Ms. Reaves is married to Mr. Robert E. Stachler, II, a licensed patent attorney. They enjoy taking their standard poodle, Georgette, to the dog park and on road trips. Ms. Reaves is able to specially set your mediation through the ADR Division (firstname.lastname@example.org; 404-657-3830).