Resume


EDUCATION: Bachelor of Art (Government) - Oberlin College 1970

                  Juris Doctor (Law) - University of Wisconsin 1974 

LANGUAGES: English, Spanish, and Italian

MEDIATOR IN WORKER'S COMPENSATION AND CIVIL DISPUTES

  • Present - 2004: Private Mediator of Worker’s Compensation, Insurance, and Civil Disputes. Has mediated and settled over 200 worker’s comp and civil disputes as a private mediator. 
  • 1994-2004: Administrative Law Judge - State of Wisconsin, Department of Workforce Development. Adjudicated disputed worker’s compensation claims. Has heard and issued over 300 orders and settled over 400 cases at settlement conferences or pre-hearings.
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS: Wisconsin Association of Worker’s Compensation Attorneys (WAWCA) and the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section (ADR) of the State Bar of Wisconsin. 

MEDIATOR AND ARBITRATOR IN LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT DISPUTES

  • Current - Full-time arbitrator and mediator.  Has mediated over 200 private cases.
  • 2004-1994-Arbitrator/Mediator - Administrative law Judge Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development. 

PAST AND PRESENT PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS: National Academy of Arbitrators (NAA); American Arbitration Association (AAA); Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS); National Mediation Board; Wisconsin Employment Relations Commission (WERC); Minnesota Bureau of Mediation Services Ad Hoc Arbitration Panel (BMS) 1994-5/2009; ADR and Labor Law Sections – State Bar of Wisconsin. 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: Over 33 years of mediation and arbitration experience. Has mediated over 200 worker's comp cases with a 99% success rate.