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Thomas P. Valenti

Thomas P. Valenti Claimed

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Law / Mediation / Arbitration / Facilitation / Training

AV Rated Attorney
Certified Mediator and Arbitrator
40 Years Legal Experience

Admitted to the Bar 1977, Arbitrator since 1990, Mediator since 2000


Preparation and trial of personal injury, property damage, and commercial/business dispute cases
Cases included automobile accidents, products liability, premises liability, medical malpractice, fire damage, con-struction accidents and contract cases
Have served as a mediator in medical malpractice, personal injury and other cases at the request of members of the bar

Alternative Dispute Resolution Experience/Qualifications
  • Private Mediation and Arbitration Practice
  • Mediator with the Medical Malpractice Mediation Program at Rush University Medical Center/Chicago
  • Circuit Court of Cook County approved Mediator
  • Circuit Court of Cook County Commercial Calendar Arbitrator
  • American Arbitration Association – Neutral
  • National Arbitration Forum, Neutral Arbitrator and Mediator
  • Center for Resolution, LLC – Neutral Arbitrator and Mediator
  • American Board of Neutrals (ABNA) – Neutral
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitration – Associate Member (ACIArb)
  • FINRA – Arbitrator on Public Panel
  • Mediator with the Center for Arbitration and Mediation of the Chamber of Commerce Brazil-Canada (“CAMCCBC”)
Alternative Dispute Resolution Training
  • Mediation Certification (40 hours) The Institute for Conflict Management, LLC, Santa Monica, CA
  • Conflict Transformation Skills Training, focusing on Systems Dynamics, 2012
  • ABA 40 Hour International Family Mediation Training including Hague Convention Child Abduction cases November 11-15, 2013
  • From Checkpoints to High Politics, United States Institute of Peace, May 10-13, 2010
  • Eldercare/Adult Guardianship Mediation , December 1-2 , 2009
  • American Bar Association – Member – Section on International Law
  • Vice -Chair, Lawyers Abroad Committee
  • International Mediation Committee
  • Pro-Bono Committee
  • American Arbitration Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association – Member – Dispute Resolution Committee
  • Chicago International Dispute Resolution Association (CIDRA)
  • Indian Bar Association- Member – Executive Committee – ADR Section
  • Member, International Bar Association – Member – Mediation Committee
  • Sole Practitioner Member, Arbitration and ADR, North America ICC International Court of Arbitration
  • Member, Advisory Board – AMATI – Association of Mediation Assessors, Trainers and Instructors (UK) Center for Conflict Resolution
  • Association for Conflict Resolution – National and Chicago (ACR)
  • Mediation Now
  • Mediators Beyond Borders – Founding Member Lawrator, Bengaluru, India – Trainer
  • FINRA- Public Panel Chairperson/Arbitrator
  • Indian Institute of Arbitration & Mediation (IIAM) Mediator Panel ( International)
  • Indian Institute of Arbitration & Mediation (IIAM) Arbitrator Panel ( International)
  • Advanced Facilitator, Soliya
  • Advisory Board – Indian Journal of Indian Law & International Relations
  • Advisory Board – Legge Rythmms, legal website – Indore, India
  • Advisory Board – ADR Board, National Law School of India, Bangalore
  • Executive Board – The Journal of Sports Law, Policy and Governance, ILSA and National Law University, Assam, India
  • International Advisory Board – Journal of Indian Law and International Relations (JILR)
  • Mediator with the Center for Arbitration and Mediation of the Chamber of Commerce Brazil-Canada (“CAM-CCBC”)