Marya C. Kolman

Adjunct Professor



  • B.A., Penn State University
  • J.D., Yale Law School

Marya Cody Kolman is the Director of Mediation Services for the Franklin County Domestic Relations and Juvenile Court. She serves as an adjunct professor with the Moritz College of Law for the Interprofessional Care Seminar and the Legal Negotiations class. Previously, Ms. Kolman practiced as a mediator and attorney in private practice, served as a law clerk for Justice Craig Wright of the Ohio Supreme Court, was a supervising attorney in the Clinical Programs at the Moritz College of Law, and served as a staff attorney for the Legal Aid Society of Columbus. She earned her J.D. from Yale Law School and her B.A. in Social Welfare from Pennsylvania State University. For the past twelve years, Ms. Kolman has served as faculty advisor for the Moritz student teams participating in the ABA’s Representation-in-Mediation Competition. She is the past President, and a current Board member, of the Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR), an international organization of conflict resolution professionals.