J. Carlton Sims is VP of Strategic Business Development with Agency for Dispute Resolution and is a registered mediator on the Alabama State Court Mediator Roster. Carlton is an Of Counsel environmental attorney with Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis & Miles, P.C. working in the BP litigation arising from the April 20, 2010, Deepwater Horizon explosion and subsequent oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Prior to attending law school at Faulkner University’s Thomas Goode Jones School of Law, Carlton earned an M.B.A. from the University of Alabama and a B.A. in Economics from The University of the South.