In addition to family cases Sig mediates landlord-tenant, child abuse and neglect, and small claims cases.
He has also mediated special education cases for the District of Columbia Public School system.
His step-by-step approach to issue resolution seeks to engage parties in focusing on their respective
futures and avoiding time consuming and costly litigation.
His prior professional experience includes a 29-year career as a U.S. Foreign Service Officer (U.S. Information Agency)
with overseas assignments in Dacca, Bangladesh; Calcutta India; and Bonn and Hamburg Germany.
His most recent overseas position was as Press Attache at the American Embassy in London.
He has also served as Director of Public Affairs in the former Arms Control and Disarmament Agency
and Director of Programs for the Television Service of U.S.I.A.
Other professional experience includes work as a fund raiser for a non-profit social services agency,
executive director of a neighborhood-based family strengthening collaborative, and working in ex-offender
affairs. His community service has involved serving as a Court Appointed Special Advocate for abused
and neglected children and membership on the Board of Directors of the Capitol Hill Group Ministry.
He is also a Community Emergency Response Team member for the District of Columbia. In addition he served
two years in the U.S. Army.
Sig received his B.S. degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and an M.A.
in International Relations from the University of Chicago.