Giffen & Kaminski, LLC - Partner, Arbitrator, Mediator and Private Judge
Resolved hundreds of civil cases in the last 20 years as a Judge, Arbitrator, and Mediator. Served as Sole Arbitrator, Party-Appointed Arbitrator, Panelist, and Panel Chair in Arbitrations involving single parties and large multi-party cases in Commercial, Personal Injury and Employment matters.
Macalester College (BA, Political Science, cum laude-1980); Cleveland Marshall College of Law (JD, 1984).
ADR Training: AAA Arbitration Awards: Safeguarding, Deciding & Writing Awards (ACE001), 2012; Mediation Association Northeast Ohio, Advanced Strategies for Building Agreements and Breaking Impasse, 2012; American Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section, 14th Annual Spring Conference, 2012; AAA Managing Your First Arbitration, 2011; Mediation Association Northeast Ohio, An Interactive Workshop on Caucus Versus Joint Session Mediation, 2011; Faculty, AAA Maximizing Efficiency & Economy in Arbitration: Challenges at the Preliminary Hearing, 2011; American Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section, 12th Annual Spring Conference, 2010; AAA: Arbitration Fundamentals and Best Practices for New Arbitrators, 2009; International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR), Innovations in Dispute Resolution Lessons Learned and Predictions for the Future, 2009; American Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section: Annual Spring Conference, 2008; American Bar Association's Third Annual Arbitration Institute: A Comprehensive Training in Commercial Litigation, 2007; National Business Institute's Mediation: A Valuable Tool for Litigators, 2006; American Bar Association's Advanced Mediation and Advocacy Skills Training Seminar, 2006.