Tom has mediated over 300 Michigan Circuit Court and federal District Court cases over the past twenty-five years. He is known for his user-friendly personality and for his persistence in working to help settle your client's dispute.
Tom served for more than ten years on the ADR Advisory Committee for the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan. In 2009-2010 he served as the Chairperson of the ADR Section of the Grand Rapids Bar Association.
Tom is also listed by LexisNexis in its annual Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. He has tried, won, settled, mediated and arbitrated cases involving claims of a million dollars or more. His years of courtroom experience with judges and juries helps him get cases settled without the expense, pressure and delay of a trial.
Tom has helped resolve a wide range of pre-litgation and litigation disputes, including:
- Commercial & Business Disputes
- Construction Disputes
- Employment Matters
- Municipal and Government Matters
- Real Estate & Land Disputes
- Professional Practice Disputes - including Brokers, Contractors, Doctors, Engineers, Lawyers and other Professionals