Rob McNiff


B.A., J.D., University of Georgia


Mediation Practicum

Biographical Information: 

Rob McNiff joined Georgia Law as an instructor in 2017. He teaches mediation and negotiation, and directs the mediation clinic. He also assists with the school's award-winning moot court and mock trial programs.

McNiff served as a public defender in judicial circuits in northeast Georgia before opening a general practice of law in Winterville. He also started Resolve Mediation Solutions, which emphasized delivering mediation services to individuals and groups who sought to avoid litigation. McNiff is a registered neutral and approved trainer with the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution. He has successfully mediated hundreds of cases in many areas of law. 

He earned both his bachelor's degree and his Juris Doctor from UGA. While in law school, he was named to the Order of the Barristers and was involved with both the moot court and mock trial teams. He was named the Best Oralist at the international finals of the Jessup International Moot Court Competition.