Member Profile: Hon. James R. Hartenbach (Ret.)

Hon. James R. Hartenbach (Ret.)
United States Arbitration & Mediation
500 N. Broadway, Suite 1800
St. Louis, MO 63102
Email: Click for email

Tel: 314-231-4642
Fax: 314-231-0137

MO Chapter:

ADR Services Include:

Mediation; Med-Arb; Discovery Referee; Mini-Trial Judge; Special Master; Insurance Umpire


ONLINE SCHEDULING: Hon. James R. Hartenbach (Ret.)
Calendar Last Updated: 20 Jul 17

Please click preferred date to submit an
appointment request TO THIS MEMBER's OFFICE

1) Please enter all requested details into the form, to assist this attorney's staff.
2) Your email will be routed directly to James's assistant, Kelly Spiller
3) You will receive a response by email or phone, usually within 1 hour, confirming the specifics of your requested appointment.


This free online scheduling service is funded by our Academy members.


Hon. James R. Hartenbach (Ret.) has substantive case experience in the following areas...

Contract Disputes
Legal Malpractice
Medical Malpractice
Personal Injury
Premises Liability
Product Liability
Property Damage
Real Estate
Wrongful Death



Circuit Judge, 21st Judicial Circuit, 1984-2011 (Presiding Judge 1989-1990); Special Judge, Missouri Supreme Court; Special Judge, Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District; Senior Circuit Judge; President, Missouri Circuit Judges Association; Chairman, Commission on Retirement, Removal & Discipline of Judges; Chairman, Supreme Court Case Management Committee; Vice Chairman, Supreme Court Time Standards Committee; Chairman, 21st Judicial Budget Committee; First Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in St. Louis and Franklin Counties; Private Practice 1978-1983; U.S. Army, 199th Lt. Inf. Bde, Vietnam 1967-1968.


  • USA&M Transitional Mediator Training, 2011
  • Mediation training at the University of Missouri School of Law, 2008
  • National Judicial College, Reno, N.V.
  • St. Louis University B.S. 1963, J.D. 1966

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Missouri Bar 
  • BAMSL 
  • St. Louis County Bar 


$400/hour with a 2-hr minimum
(c) 2014 - National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals    ::     Terms & Conditions     ::     Member Roster    ::    Follow us on Twitter , LinkedIN , YouTube