EDUCATION: Bachelor of Art (Government) - Oberlin
Juris Doctor (Law) - University of Wisconsin 1974
LANGUAGES: English, Spanish, and Italian
MEDIATOR IN WORKER'S COMPENSATION AND CIVIL DISPUTES
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS: Wisconsin Association of Worker’s Compensation
Attorneys (WAWCA) and the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section (ADR) of the
State Bar of Wisconsin.
- 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.
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.