Member Profile: Michael J. Pitton

Michael J. Pitton
Attorney & Adjunct Professor
103 East College, Suite 310
Iowa City, IA 52240
Email: Click for email

Tel: (319) 338-9453
Fax: (319) 338-3334
Website: www.pittonlaw.com

IA Chapter: www.IowaMediators.org

Michael J. Pitton regularly travels out of state to Illinois, Minnesota

ADR Services Include:

Arbitration; Early Neutral Evaluation; Med-Arb; Facilitation & Systems Design; Fact Finding; Mini-Trial Judge; Special Master; Insurance Umpire; ADR Training/CME

 

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Michael J. Pitton has substantive case experience in the following areas...

Aviation
Banking & Finance
Bankruptcy/Creditors
Business Dissolution
Civil Rights
Commercial/Business
Construction
Consumer Fraud
Contract Disputes
Discrimination
EEOC
Education
Employment
Family Businesses
Insurance
Intellectual Property
Land Use/Planning
Local Govt./Municipalities
Medical Malpractice
Partnerships
Personal Injury
Premises Liability
Probate
Product Liability
Professional Malpractice
Professional Negligence
Property Damage
Real Estate
Sexual Harassment
Shareholder Disputes
Torts
Transportation
Trusts / Estates
Unfair Competition
Workers' Compensation
Wrongful Death

 

BIOGRAPHICAL:

Michael Pitton has been an experienced arbitrator since 1997, is AV-rated, admitted to practice in Iowa, Minnesota and Illinois, and is included in the nationwide Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. He has also been a member of the adjunct faculty of the University of Iowa College of Law for more than twelve years, where he teaches several arbitration courses to upper level law students. He has also practiced law since 1977 in the areas of litigation and alternative dispute resolution, which has included trials, appeals, arbitrations, mediations and administrative hearings in several state and federal courts, ADR proceedings and agency hearings, representing both plaintiffs and defendants. He is on the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Alternative Dispute Resolution Attorneys and is a co-founding member of Iowa Arbitration Association LLC d/b/a Iowa Arbitrators.

EDUCATION:

  • Juris Doctor with distinction from the University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa City, Iowa; May 1977
  • Bachelor of Arts cum laude from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska in Psychology; May 1974.
  • Certified Mediation and Arbitration Training from the Dispute Resolution Institute at Hamline University School of Law and Mediation Center; May 1994.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Board of Directors, American Academy of Alternative Dispute Resolution Attorneys
  • Council Member, Iowa State Bar Association Alternative Dispute Resolution Section
  • Iowa Arbitration Association - Co-Founder
  • Arbitrator for American Arbitration Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Johnson County Bar Association

Rates

Hourly rates are $300.00 per hour for preparation and sessions. Travel time is billed at one half the hourly rate. Additional charges for travel expenses may apply.
 
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