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Georgia Academy of Mediators & Arbitrators - Member Roster
Membership in the Academy is generally by invitation only. Membership is limited to established mediators and arbitrators, each of whom is confirmed to have met our nomination and experience requirements, and to have established a solid reputation in their respective fields.

Formal Criteria:
  • 2 Academy members are required to sponsor/second an attorney for consideration. 
    Only members of the Stage Bar of Georgia of 5+ years good standing are considered eligible. 
    All Members are professional neutrals in civil/commercial mediation or arbitration practice for a minimum of 5 years, with a minimum of 40% of their professional efforts dedicated to civil/commercial ADR practice. All members must receive remuneration for ADR practice at least 90 days annually.
    Members identified as MEDIATORS must have privately mediated a minimum of 200 civil disputes, excluding pro bono and family law cases.
    Members identified as ARBITRATORS must have arbitrated to final award a minimum of 20 civil cases.  Exceptions may be made in the case of former judges, where time on the bench & published decisions can be considered towards these totals.
    8 attorney client references required on application (attorneys for whom neutral has mediated/arbitrated  civil-trial disputes in the preceding 60-90 days. Each will be contacted and questioned as to nominee's approach, effectiveness, professionalism and reputation within the firm.

Through this strict qualification process, we are pleased to recognize the following ADR professionals in the Academy member roster:
 

Academy Members
 
Donald D. Rentz Albany Donald D. Rentz, P.C.
Denny C. Galis Athens Galis Mediation Services
Linda A. Klein Atlanta Baker Donelson PC
William Allred Atlanta BAY Mediation & Arbitration Services, LLC
W. Bruce Barrickman Atlanta BAY Mediation & Arbitration Services, LLC
Victor J. Faenza Atlanta BAY Mediation & Arbitration Services, LLC
Hon. Pat M. Killingsworth Atlanta BAY Mediation & Arbitration Services, LLC
James G. Stewart Atlanta BAY Mediation & Arbitration Services, LLC
Valerie Tobin Atlanta BAY Mediation & Arbitration Services, LLC
F. Scott Young Atlanta BAY Mediation & Arbitration Services, LLC
Dennis Caniglia Atlanta Caniglia Litigation Consulting, LLC
Robert N. Dokson Atlanta Ellis Funk, P.C.
Daniel E. Gulden Atlanta Gulden Dispute Resolution
Patrick G. Jones Atlanta Henning Mediation & Arbitration Service, Inc.
David M. Zacks Atlanta Henning Mediation & Arbitration Services
Hubert (Hugh) J. Bell Jr. Atlanta Henning Mediation & Arbitration Services, Inc.
M. Gino Brogdon Sr. Atlanta Henning Mediation & Arbitration Services, Inc.
Arthur H. Glaser Atlanta Henning Mediation & Arbitration Services, Inc.
William S. Goodman Atlanta Henning Mediation & Arbitration Services, Inc.
N. S. (Ken) Kendrick III Atlanta Henning Mediation & Arbitration Services, Inc.
Pat Siuta Atlanta Henning Mediation & Arbitration Services, Inc.
Rex D. Smith Atlanta Henning Mediation & Arbitration Services, Inc.
Thomas W. Tobin Atlanta Henning Mediation & Arbitration Services, Inc.
Hunter R. Hughes III Atlanta Hunter ADR
Joan C. Grafstein Atlanta JAMS Atlanta
F. Carlton King Jr. Atlanta JAMS Atlanta
R. Wayne Thorpe Atlanta JAMS Atlanta
Hon. Elizabeth G. Watson Atlanta JAMS Atlanta
Terrence Lee Croft Atlanta JAMS, The Resolution Experts
Daniel M. Klein Atlanta Klein Dispute Resolution
Ellen Malow Atlanta Malow Mediation & Arbitration Inc.
Randolph A. Mayer Atlanta Mayer & Harper, LLP
Burton L. Tillman Atlanta Mediated Dispute Resolutions LLC
Luanne Clarke Atlanta Mediated Dispute Resolutions, P.C.
Hon. R. Keegan Federal Jr. Atlanta Miles Mediation & Arbitration Services, LLC
Scott D. Delius Atlanta Miles Mediation & Arbitration Services, LLC.
Stephen L. Goldner Atlanta Miles Mediation & Arbitration Services, LLC.
Glenn A. Loewenthal Atlanta Miles Mediation & Arbitration Services, LLC.
John K. Miles Jr. Atlanta Miles Mediation & Arbitration Services, LLC.
Joseph M. Murphey Atlanta Miles Mediation & Arbitration Services, LLC.
David C. Nutter Atlanta Miles Mediation & Arbitration Services, LLC.
Gregory J. Parent Atlanta Miles Mediation & Arbitration Services, LLC.
G. Michael Smith Atlanta Miles Mediation & Arbitration Services, LLC.
Wayne C. Wilson Atlanta Miles Mediation & Arbitration Services, LLC.
Hon. Susan B. Forsling Atlanta Miles Mediation and Arbitration Center, LLC.
C. Edward Dobbs Atlanta Parker, Hudson, Rainer & Dobbs
Penn Payne Atlanta Penn Payne, LLC
Herbert H. (Hal) Gray III Atlanta Ragsdale, Beals, Seigler, Patterson & Gray, LLP
John A. Sherrill Atlanta Seyfarth Shaw LLP
R. Daniel Douglass Atlanta Stites & Harbison PLLC
Frank A. Lightmas Jr. Atlanta The Law Offices of Frank A. Lightmas Jr., LLC
George C. Reid Atlanta The Reid Firm, LLC
Raymond G. Chadwick Jr. Augusta Chadwick Mediation Services, LLC
Percy J. Blount Augusta Glover Blount & Millians
Hon. Neal Dickert Augusta Hull Barrett, PC
Stephen E. Garner Bremen Peace Like A River Mediation Services
Wallace E. Harrell Brunswick Gilbert, Harrell, Sumerford & Martin PC
David H. Tisinger Carrollton David H. Tisinger Mediation Services
Thomas E. Greer Carrollton Mediation Office Location:
Robert A. Cowan Dalton Cowan Law Firm, LLC
Philip S. Coe Fayetteville Coe Law Offices
James E. Mahar Gainesville Hulsey, Oliver & Mahar LLP
Bert King Gray Bert King, Attorney at Law
Mark F. Dehler Hiawassee Law & Mediation Offices
Reginald A. Holmes Locust Grove The Holmes Law Firm, APC
Hon. Lamar W. Sizemore Jr. Macon Clark and Smith, LLC
Roger Mills Macon Roger Mills ADR
Joel A. Howe Macon South Georgia ADR Service, LLC
Thomas E. Cauthorn Marietta Court America LLC
Sarah B. Akins Savannah Miles Mediation & Arbitration Services, LLC.
Daniel C. Cohen Savannah Miles Mediation & Arbitration Services, LLC.
Patrick T. O'Connor Savannah Oliver Maner LLP
William C. Sanders Thomasville Alexander & Vann, LLP
Hon. Ralph F. (Rusty) Simpson Tifton Simpson Mediation Services

 

 

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