Cherrie K. Fisher, PMP

Areas of Competence:

Commercial, Construction, Contracts, Employment, Environmental Law, Labor, Media Law, Products Liability, Real Property


Mediator, Arbitrator

Cherrie Fisher

Professional Experience:

Ms. Fisher is a Civil Engineer, arbitrator and mediator specializing in construction and government contract administration. She brings more than three decades of on-site construction and claims expertise to her ADR practice, including 4 years negotiating claims for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. She has an extensive background in bid and proposal preparation, including reviewing and interpreting solicitations.  She is known for her expertise in drafting and negotiating prime contracts, subcontracts, teaming agreements and change orders. Ms. Fisher is adept at breaking down complex technical issues into clear, concise coherent summaries. She provides claims analysis and litigation support to attorneys, insurance companies and owners. In addition, Ms. Fisher regularly speaks on the benefits of early mediation, Construction Partnering and Diversity Recruiting.


Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association
Section of Dispute Resolution:
Women in Dispute Resolution Committee (WIDR), Programming Chair
Construction Law Section

Dispute Resolution Board Foundation (DRBF)

Dallas County Dispute Resolution Center (DCDRC)
Volunteer Mediator

Society of Women Engineers – Past Executive Vice President

Panel Affiliations:

  • American Arbitration Association (AAA), Distinguished Neutral, Construction Panel   
  • Alaris Alternative Dispute Resolution, arbitrator and mediator
  • California Department of Transportation (CALTRANS) – Dispute Review Board Panel
  • CPR, Distinguished Neutral – Dispute Resolution Board Panel, Pro Bono Panel  
  • Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) – Dispute Review Board Panel


  • Amberton University (MA, Business – 2012)
  • Missouri University of Science and Technology (BS, Civil Engineering – 1985)

Professional Licenses:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP# 287719), Project Management Institute


  • American Arbitration Association – Higginbotham Diversity Fellow 2021


St. Louis (Headquarters)

Available for Service

7 Alaris Office Locations

ST. LOUIS (Headquarters)

711 North 11th Street
Saint Louis, MO 63101

(800) 280-3376
Trena Hutchins
Scheduling Manager


3095 Lexington Avenue, Suite 300
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

Katie Shubert
Scheduling Coordinator


2511 Broadway Bluffs, Suite 201
Columbia, MO 65201

(800) 280-3376
Jayme Aquino
Scheduling Coordinator


1608 Locust Street
Kansas City, MO 64108

(800) 280-3376
Samantha Liechty
Senior Scheduling Coordinator


2422 East Madrid Street
Springfield, MO 65804

(800) 280-3376
Rebekah Schneider
Scheduling Coordinator


15 South Old State Capitol Plaza
Springfield, IL 62701

(800) 280-3376
Shelly Livengood
Scheduling Coordinator


229 West Capitol Avenue, Suite B
Little Rock, AR 72201

(800) 280-3376
Trena Hutchins
Scheduling Coordinator