James P. Carrabine has substantive case experience in the following areas...
Jim Carrabine has conducted over 500 mediations as a private mediator hired by various plaintiffs’ attorneys, defense attorneys, insurance companies throughout the State of Ohio over the past two decades or so. He takes great pride in diligently working toward achieving a compromised settlement desired by the parties to the mediation and has achieved a success rate of settling approximately 90% of the cases he has mediated. Jim believes his background as an experienced personal injury/wrongful death litigator and trial lawyer on both sides of the personal injury fence uniquely qualifies him as a mediator in personal injury/wrongful death cases.
Cathedral Latin High School - First Honors - 1974
John Carroll University - Magna Cum Laude - B.S. - 1978
Cleveland Marshall College of Law - Magna Cum Laude - J.D. - 1984
Admitted to the Ohio Bar - 1984
Admitted to the Federal Bar, Northern District of Ohio - 1985
Admitted before the United State Supreme Court - 1992
Memberships & Affiliations
Trustee and Member - Lake County Bar Association
Member - Geauga County Bar Association
Member - Ohio State Bar Association
Member - American Bar Association
Member - American Association of Justice
Member - Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
Fellow - Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Foundation
Founding Member - Irish-American Law Society of Cleveland
Member - National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals, Ohio Chapter
Mr. Carrabine's fee for conducting a mediation is $300.00 per hour to be split equally by the parties, unless agreed upon otherwise. He does not charge a cancellation fee, even if cancelled the day of the mediation.