List of Panel Mediators

Name of Mediator
(click on name to see biographical information)
Geographic Availability Substantive Areas of Expertise

Peter Arkison
103 East Holly Street
Suite 502
Bellingham, WA 98225
peter@arkison.com
360-510-5113

 

Seattle metropolitan area north to Canadian border Breach of Contract
Dischargeability
Multiple Litigations
Preference/Fraudulent Conveyance
Violation of Stay
Family Law
Classification of Claims
Injunctive or Declaratory Relief
Objection to Claim
Real Estate Issues
Employment of Professionals
Employment of Trustee or Examiner
Construction Issues
Lien Avoidance
Objection to Plan Confirmation
Validity of Lien
Compensation of Professionals
Compensation of Trustee or Examiner

Thomas Buford
Bush Kornfield LLP
601 Union Street, Suite 5000
Seattle WA 98101
tbuford@bskd.com
206-683-5384

 

Washington State and Alaska.  Breach of Contract
Classification of Claims
Construction Issues
Dischargeability
Injunctive or Declaratory Relief
Lien Avoidance
Multiple Litigations
Objection to Claim
Objection to Plan Confirmation
Preference / Fraudulent Conveyance
Real Estate Issues
Validity of Lien
Violation of Stay
Employment of Professionals
Compensation of Professionals
Family Law
Employment of Trustee or Examiner
Compensation of Trustee or Examiner
Other: ​  
Dianna Caley
Dianna Caley PLLC;
218 Main St. #226,
Kirkland, WA 98033
dianna@caleypllc.com
731-434-2662
Snohomish, King, Pierce and Thurston Counties Breach of Contract
Dischargeability
Multiple Litigations
Preference/Fraudulent Conveyance
Violation of Stay
Family Law
Classification of Claims
Objection to Claim
Real Estate Issues
Employment of Professionals
Employment of Trustee or Examiner
Construction Issues
Lien Avoidance
Objection to Plan Confirmation
Validity of Lien
Compensation of Professionals
Compensation of Trustee or Examiner
Michael (“Mike”) DeLeo
Peterson Russel Kelly, PLLC
10900 NE Fourth Street,
Suite 1850
Bellevue, WA 98004
mdeleo@prklaw.com
425-990-4014
Seattle metropolitan area
Bellevue
Tacoma
Snohomish and Thurston Counties
Olympic Peninsula
Breach of Contract
Dischargeability
Multiple Litigations
Preference/Fraudulent Conveyance
Violation of Stay
Family Law
Classification of Claims
Injunctive or Declaratory Relief
Objection to Claim
Real Estate Issues
Construction Issues
Lien Avoidance
Objection to Plan Confirmation
Validity of Lien
Russell D. Garrett
Jordan Ramis PC
PACWEST, 27th Floor, 1211 SW 5th Ave.
Portland, OR 97204
russ.garrett@jordanramis.com
509-598-7070
The Western District of Washington and Portland OR Breach of Contract
Dischargeability
Multiple Litigations
Preference/Fraudulent Conveyance
Violation of Stay
Family Law
Classification of Claims
Objection to Claim
Real Estate Issues
Employment of Professionals
Employment of Trustee or Examiner
Construction Issues
Lien Avoidance
Objection to Plan Confirmation
Validity of Lien
Compensation of Professionals
Compensation of Trustee or Examiner
*Partnership and Shareholder Disputes
Mike Gearin
K&L Gates, LLP
925 – 4th Ave., Suite 2900
Seattle, WA 98104
Michael.gearin@klgates.com
206-370-6666
Throughout State of Washington Breach of Contract
Dischargeability
Multiple Litigations
Preference/Fraudulent Conveyance
Violation of Stay
Classification of Claims
Injunctive or Declaratory Relief
Objection to Claim
Real Estate Issues
Employment of Professionals
Employment of Trustee or Examiner
Lien Avoidance
Objection to Plan Confirmation
Validity of Lien
Compensation of Professionals
Compensation of Trustee or Examiner
Kyle Johnson
Mediation & Arbitration
600 University St. Suite 2100
Seattle, WA 98101
kyle@kylejohnson4adr.com
206-604-3810
Seattle-Tacoma-Everett Breach of Contract
Dischargeability
Multiple Litigations
Preference/Fraudulent Conveyance
Family Law
Injunctive or Declaratory Relief
Real Estate Issues
Employment of Professionals
Construction Issues
Compensation of Professionals
Other:  Trusts and Estates
John S. Kaplan
Perkins Coie LLP
1201 Third Ave., Suite 4900
Seattle, WA 98101-3099
JKaplan@perkinscoie.com
206-359-8408
Seattle metropolitan
South to Tacoma
North to Everett
Breach of Contract
Dischargeability
Multiple Litigations
Preference/Fraudulent Conveyance
Violation of Stay
Family Law
Classification of Claims
Injunctive or Declaratory Relief
Objection to Claim
Real Estate Issues
Employment of Professionals
Employment of Trustee or Examiner
Construction Issues
Lien Avoidance
Objection to Plan Confirmation
Validity of Lien
Compensation of Professionals
Gerald A. Kearney
Attorney at Law
5314 N.E. Ponderosa Place
Hansville, WA 98340
(360) 297-8500
Kitsap
Snohomish
King
Mason
Jefferson
Clallam, and
Pierce counties
Breach of Contract
Dischargeability
Multiple Litigations
Preference/Fraudulent Conveyance
Violation of Stay
Family Law
Classification of Claims
Injunctive or Declaratory Relief
Objection to Claim
Real Estate Issues
Employment of Professionals
Employment of Trustee or Examiner
Construction Issues
Lien Avoidance
Objection to Plan Confirmation
Validity of Lien
Compensation of Professionals
Compensation of Trustee or Examiner
Jay Kornfeld
Bush Strout & Kornfeld LLP
601 Union Street
Suite 5000
Seattle, WA 98101
jkornfeld@bskd.com
206-521-3860
Western District of Washington Breach of Contract
Dischargeability
Multiple Litigations
Preference/Fraudulent Conveyance
Violation of Stay
Classification of Claims
Injunctive or Declaratory Relief
Objection to Claim
Real Estate Issues
Employment of Professionals
Employment of Trustee or Examiner
Construction Issues
Lien Avoidance
Objection to Plan Confirmation
Validity of Lien
Compensation of Professionals
Compensation of Trustee or Examiner
Bruce P. Kriegman
Kriegman Law Office, PLLC
4215 - 21st Avenue W.
Suite
Seattle, WA 98199
bkriegman@kriegmanlaw.com
206-903-0348
Throughout State of Washington Breach of Contract
Dischargeability
Multiple Litigations
Preferences/Fraudulent Conveyance
Violation of Stay
Classification of Claims
Injunctive or Declaratory Relief
Objection to Claim
Real Estate Issues
Employment of Professionals
Employment of Trustee or Examiner
Objection to Plan Confirmation
Validity of Lien
Compensation of Professionals
Compensation of Trustee or Examiner

Bruce W. Leaverton
Karr Tuttle Campbell
701 Fifth Avenue, Suite 3300
Seattle WA 98104
bleaverton@karrtuttle.com
206-682-7100

 

Western District of Washington Breach of Contract
Dischargeability
Multiple Litigations
Preference/Fraudulent Conveyance
Violation of Stay
Classification of Claims
Injunctive or Declaratory Relief
Objection to Claim
Real Estate Issues
Employment of Professionals
Employment of Trustee or Examiner
Construction Issues
Lien Avoidance
Objection to Plan Confirmation
Validity of Lien
Compensation of Professionals
Compensation of Trustee or Examiner
Ann T. Marshall
Mediator/Arbitrator
1420 Fifth Ave., Suite 1650
Seattle, Washington  98101
Phone: 206-622-5267
Fax: 206-292-9082
E-Mail: amarshall@jamsadr.com
Thurston
Pierce
Mason
Kitsap
King
Snohomish
Whatcom and
Island Counties

Breach of Contract
Multiple Litigations
Violation of Stay
Injunctive or Declaratory Relief
Real Estate Issues
Construction Issues
Lien Avoidance
Validity of Lien

 

Thomas D. Neeleman
Neeleman Law Group
1904 Wetmore Ave., Suite 200
Everett, WA 98201
neeleman@expresslaw.com
425-212-4800
Snohomish, Skagit, and Whatcom Counties Dischargeability
Preference/Fraudulent Conveyance
Violation of Stay
Family Law
Objection to Claim
Lien Avoidance
Objection to Plan Confirmation
Validity of Lien
Larry R. Ream
Schwabe, Williamson &Wyatt
U.S. Bank Centre
1420 – 5th Ave., Suite 3400
Seattle, WA 98101-4010
lream@schwabe.com
206-407-1551
Seattle metropolitan area, Kitsap County Breach of Contract
Dischargeability
Multiple Litigations
Preference/Fraudulent Conveyance
Violation of Stay
Classification of Claims
Injunctive or Declaratory Relief
Objection to Claim
Real Estate Issues
Employment of Professionals
Employment of Trustee or Examiner
Construction Issues
Lien Avoidance
Objection to Plan Confirmation
Validity of Lien
Compensation of Professionals
Compensation of Trustee or Examiner
*Maritime issues
*Intellectual Property and Software Licensing
John Rizzardi
Cairncross & Hempelmann, P.S.
524 Second Ave., Suite 500
Seattle, WA 98104
jrizzardi@cairncross.com
206-254-4444
King, Pierce, or Snohomish Counties Breach of Contract
Dischargeability
Multiple Litigations
Preference/Fraudulent Conveyance
Violation of Stay
Family Law
Classification of Claims
Injunctive or Declaratory Relief
Objection to Claim
Real Estate Issues
Mel Simburg
Simburg Law Offices, PLLC
300 Lenora St., Suite 1329
Seattle, WA 98121-2411
msimburg@SimburgDR.com
206-624-6877
Seattle metropolitan area
North Seattle
Tacoma metropolitan area
Breach of Contract
Multiple Litigations
Preference/Fraudulent Conveyance
Violation of Stay
Injunctive or Declaratory Relief
Objection to Claim
Real Estate Issues
Construction Issues
Lien Avoidance
Objection to Plan Confirmation
Validity of Lien
Compensation of Professionals
Compensation of Trustee or Examiner
*IP rights or licenses
*Property or business ownership issues
*Substantial performance
Al Smith
Perkins Coie LLP
1201 Third Ave., Suite 4000, Seattle, WA 98101
adsmith@perkinscoie.com
206-359-8410
Seattle metropolitan area Breach of Contract
Dischargeability
Multiple Litigations
Preference/Fraudulent Conveyance
Violation of Stay
Classification of Claims
Injunctive or Declaratory Relief
Objection to Claim
Real Estate Issues
Lien Avoidance
Objection to Plan Confirmation
Validity of Lien

Craig S. Sternberg
Sternberg Thomson Okrent & Scher, PLLC
520 Kirkland Way, Suite 400 Kirkland, WA 98033
206 386-5438/Direct          FAX 206 374-2868
Cell 206 979-5877
craig@stoslaw.com
www.stoslaw.com

Western District of Washington Breach of Contract
Dischargeability
Multiple Litigations
Preference/Fraudulent Conveyance
Classification of Claims
Objection to Claim
Real Estate Issues
Employment of Professionals
Construction Issues
Lien Avoidance
Objection to Plan Confirmation
Validity of Lien
Compensation of Professionals
Tuella O. Sykes
Law Office of Tuella O. Sykes, PLLC
600 Stewart Street, Suite 1300
Seattle, WA 98101
tos@tuellasykeslaw.com
206.721.0086
Fax:   206.721.0087
 
Seattle, North of Seattle, Tacoma Breach of Contract
Dischargeability
Preference/Fraudulent Conveyance
Violation of Stay
Classification of Claims
Objection to Claim
Real Estate Issues
Lien Avoidance
Objection to Plan Confirmation
Validity of Lien
* Federal and Local Tax Issues
* Medical Malpractice
* Healthcare
Alan J Wenokur
Wenokur Riordan PLLC         600 Stewart Street
Suite 1300
Seattle, WA 98101
alan@wrlawgroup.com
206-682-6224
Seattle metropolitan area, Tacoma Breach of Contract
Dischargeability
Preference/Fraudulent Conveyance
Violation of Stay
Objection to Claim
Real Estate Issues
Employment of Professionals
Employment of Trustee or Examiner
Lien Avoidance
Validity of Lien
Compensation of Professionals