Marshall Yoder

100 S. Mason St.
Harrisonburg, Virginia 22801
United States
Office Phone: 540-438-5375
Member since 2005
Membership Type: IACP


Lawyer, Mediator

Marshall Yoder devotes a substantial portion of his practice to collaborative practice and mediation in both domestic and general civil matters. Marshall comes to collaborative practice after many years as a litigator in Charlotte, North Carolina. Marshall believes strongly in partnering with his clients to determine their underlying interests and long-term objectives and then problem-solving with them in an efficient and effective manner. Marshall was recently selected as a Super Lawyer in the area of collaborative law and he has been named to the Virginia Legal Elite for Alternative Dispute Resolution for the past six years. Marshall is also an Assistant Affiliated Professor at Eastern Mennonite University where he teaches in the undergraduate, MBA, and MA in conflict transformation programs.

Area(s) of Practice: Business Law, Civil Law, Collaborative Law, Estate Law, Family Law, Mediation, Probate Law, Real Estate Law
License(s): Licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia and State of North Carolina

Professional Activities

Member of the Joint ADR Committee of the Virginia Bar Association

Undergraduate Education

University of North Carolina, B.A. 1980

Postgraduate Education

Law Clerk to the Honorable K. Edward Greene, North Carolina Court of Appeals 1987-1988
Law Clerk to the Honorable Franklin T. Dupree, Senior Judge, Eastern District of North Carolina 1988 -1990
Poyner & Spruill, LLP, 1990 - 2005 Litigation Section Co-Chair 2001 - 2005

Professional Education

Campbell University School of Law, J.D. cum laude, 1987
Editor-in-Chief, Campbell Law Review
Eastern Mennonite University, M.A. in Conflict Transformation, 2010


I am the Past Chair of the Virginia Collaborative Professionals and a member of the Collaborative Practice Training Institute. I also serve on the Leadership Development Committee of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals. I have previously served on the Steering Committee for the Civil Section of the IACP, as the chair of the Civil Committee of the Virginia Collaborative Professionals and as chair of my local practice group.