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Why These Arbitrators & Mediators?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Detroit Arbitrators & Mediators on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Abbott Nicholson

Abbott Nicholson is a Detroit-based law firm that has served clients since 1977. The firm practices law in corporate and business, labor and employment, commercial and medical malpractice defense litigation, real estate, tax, trusts, and estates. Abbott Nicholson is the east Michigan member of the Meritas Global Network.

Detroit, MI 48207


Berry Moorman

Berry Moorman provides legal representation and services in Detroit, Birmingham, and Ann Harbor. The firm focuses on business law, tax and estate planning, and labor and employment. Several of the attorneys also offer civil litigation and alternative dispute resolution. Berry Moorman was ranked U.S. News—Best Lawyers 2016 list of best law firms, the 2015 Top Ranked Law Firms, and the AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell.

535 Griswold St Ste 1900
Detroit, MI 48226


Bingham Legal Group

Bingham Legal Group provides legal representation to clients in the Detroit Metro area and throughout Michigan. The firm has more than 20 years of experience in estate planning, probate administration, and litigation. The firm’s attorneys are also experienced mediators and arbitrators. Bingham Legal Group participates in the AARP Legal Services Program, giving discounted rates to current AARP members.

Bingham Farms, MI 48025


Bogas & Koncius

Bogas & Koncius has over 50 years of experience in employment law for the greater Detroit area. The attorneys act as facilitators, arbitrators, mediators, and investigators, handling a variety of dispute cases. The attorneys are also active members of several organizations, including the National Employment Lawyers Association, the Michigan Association for Justice, and the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers.

Bingham Farms, MI 48025


Deneweth, Dugan & Parfitt, P.C.

Deneweth, Dugan & Parfitt, P.C. has served clients in Detroit and throughout Michigan since 1979. The attorneys practice construction law and surety law, business and complex commercial litigation, and real estate transactions. The law firm received the AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell and was ranked on the 2014 and 2016 Best Law Firms lists of U.S. News—Best Lawyers.

Troy, MI 48098


Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC

Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC is a firm with over 100 years of legal experience in Michigan and over 95 attorneys located throughout the state. The firm’s practice areas span business and corporate law, general and commercial litigation, healthcare, public entity law, trusts, and estates. U.S. News—Best Lawyers recognized Foster Swift as a Tier 1 firm in arbitration and mediation.

333 W Fort St Ste 1400
Detroit, MI 48226


Fraser Trebilcock

Fraser Trebilcock is a full-service law firm with locations in Detroit, Lansing, and Grand Rapids. Started as a small practice in 1883, the firm has grown to a team of over 40 lawyers, covering more than 70 practice areas. Fraser Trebilcock is also the Michigan member of SCG Legal, a worldwide law firm network. The attorneys of Fraser Trebilcock have received professional recognition from Martindale-Hubbell, U.S. News and Best Lawyers, and the peer-reviewed publication Best Lawyers.

Innovative Law Services

Innovative Law Services specializes in mediation, collaborative law, and traditional litigation for the greater Detroit area. Other practice areas include estate planning, wills, and trusts. Attorney Rebecca Tooman was featured on Super Lawyers’ list of Rising Stars. She has been a practicing attorney since 2007 and seeks continuing education in family law, domestic relations mediating, and dispute resolution.

Keller Thoma

Keller Thoma has served clients throughout Michigan for over 80 years. Located in Southfield, the firm specializes in labor and employment law, education law, and corporate law. The firm represents hundreds of clients, including corporations, health care organizations, municipalities, insurance companies, and educational institutions.

Southfield, MI 48076


Maddin, Hauser, Roth & Heller, P.C.

Maddin, Hauser, Roth & Heller, P.C. is a law firm serving the greater Detroit area with a wide range of practice areas. The firm’s principal specialties include insurance coverage, employee benefits, estate planning, franchise law, litigation, mortgage dispute resolution, and taxation. The law firm represents individuals, businesses, and government entities, having worked with many clients for 25 years or more.

Southfield, MI 48034


Michigan Judicial Mediation Services, P.C.

Michigan Judicial Mediation Services, P.C. (MI-JMS) provides alternative dispute resolution services to clients living in the greater Detroit area. With offices in Livonia and Bay City, MI-JMS is led by three retired circuit judges who are arbitration and mediation neutral experts. They have a combined 67 years of judicial experience. MI-JMS accepts cases that include commercial and business litigation, class action, medical malpractice, employment discrimination, and domestic and family issues.

Nemeth Law

Nemeth Law specializes in labor and employment law for the greater Detroit area. Founded by attorney Patricia Nemeth in 1992, Nemeth Law is the largest woman-owned law firm in Michigan to represent management for labor and employment disputes. The attorneys have received recognition and awards from Best Lawyers in America, Michigan Lawyers Weekly, and Martindale-Hubbell’s 2015 Bar Registrar of Preeminent Women Lawyers.

Oakland Mediation Center

Oakland Mediation Center has specialized in conflict resolution and education services for 25 years. Based in Bloomfield Hills, the center is apolitical, non-profit, and run by volunteers. The center offers mediation sessions, mediation training, conflict management workshops, and programs for K-12 schools.

Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302



PREMi (Professional Resolution Experts of Michigan) specializes in a variety of dispute resolution methods. With offices in Detroit, Grand Rapids, and Traverse City, the attorneys have experience across a wide range of industries and areas, including agriculture, civil rights, disability, intellectual property, real estate, and workers’ compensation. PREMi offers clients mediation, arbitration, and the adapted Med-Arb process that combines both services.

Beverly Hills, MI 48025


The Dispute Resolution Center

The Dispute Resolution Center offers affordable mediation services and training for the Ann Harbor community and greater Detroit area. Started in 1983, the center is supervised by the Michigan State Court Administrative Office. Over 180 state-approved mediators volunteer for The Dispute Resolution Center. The organization leads several conflict resolution satellite sites in neighborhoods, schools, and community housing facilities.

Ann Arbor, MI 48107


The Law Offices of Laurel Stuart-Fink

The Law Offices of Laurel Stuart-Fink has expertise in all aspects of family and matrimonial law for the Detroit Metro area. Founded in 1992, the firm represents clients in the Oakland, Wayne, and Macomb County circuit courts. Laurel Stuart-Fink also facilitates family law mediation. The American Institute of Family Law Attorneys ranked Laurel Stuart-Fink as one of Michigan’s top 10 female attorneys in 2016.

Bingham Farms, MI 48025


The Law Offices of Marie A. Pulte, P.C.

The Law Offices of Marie A. Pulte, P.C. serve clients in Plymouth and throughout the surrounding counties. The attorneys specialize in family law, mediation, and collaborative divorce. Clients receive an initial phone consultation for free. Marie Pulte’s professional memberships include The Collaborative Practice Institute of Michigan, The Family Mediation Council—Michigan, and The Wayne County Family Law Bar Association.

Plymouth, MI 48170


Vandeveer Garzia

Vandeveer Garzia has provided legal help and counseling throughout Michigan for over 100 years. The firm has received the Martindale-Hubbell AV rating, the highest rating the program gives. The attorneys of Vandeveer Garza are licensed to practice law in Michigan, Ohio, and Illinois as well as the 6th and 8th Circuits of the U.S. Courts of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court. The firm’s practice areas range from alternative dispute resolution to malpractice, litigation, and liability.

Troy, MI 48098


Vestevich, Mallender, DuBois & Dritsas, P.C.

Vestevich, Mallender, DuBois & Dritsas, P.C. is a law firm serving Michigan clients in a wide range of practice areas. The law firm’s specialties include alternative dispute resolution, arbitration, divorce, litigation, personal injury, real estate, and taxation. Originally founded in 1848, the firm now has a team of six experienced attorneys. Alan M. Kanter is a Fellow of the International Academy of Mediators and was named in 2012 among the list of “Detroit’s Best Lawyers.”

Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301


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