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Hon. Daryl Fansler (Ret.), Mediator, Knoxville, Tennessee.

Hon. Daryl Fansler (Ret.)

Bernstein Stair & McAdams LLP
116 Agnes Road
Knoxville, TN 37919
Tel: (865) 546-8030
Fax: (865) 522-8879
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Recognized to Tennessee Chapter for Mediation Other ADR Services: ADR Training/CME, Discovery Referee, Early Neutral Evaluation, Med-Arb, Special Master
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  • Practice Commenced: 1992
  • Total Mediations (as of Oct 2021): 350
  • Total Arbitrations (as of Oct 2021): 2
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Began mediating in 1992.  Appointed to the Federal Mediation Program for the Eastern District of Tennessee in 1994. Designated a Rule 31 mediator by the Tennessee Supreme Court in 1997.  After sixteen years on the bench, mediation practice was resumed in 2014.

Case Experience

  • Automotive
  • Business Dissolution
  • Civil Rights
  • Commercial/Business
  • Contract Disputes
  • Discrimination
  • Divorce (High Asset)
  • Employment
  • Family Businesses
  • Insurance
  • Local Govt./Municipalities
  • Partnerships
  • Personal Injury
  • Real Estate
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Title Disputes
  • Torts
  • Trusts / Estates
  • Wrongful Death


Undergraduate degree was obtained from East Tennessee State University (cum laude) and the Doctorate of Jurisprudence from the University of Tennessee College of Law (with honors). He completed the General Jurisdiction Section, National Judicial College, University of Nevada at Reno.

Memberships & Affiliations

He is a member of the Knoxville Bar Association, where he served one term on the Board of Governors, and a member of the Tennessee Bar Association. He is a member of the Hamilton Burnette American Inn of Court. He is a Fellow in the Knoxville and Tennessee Bar Foundations.

Rates Information

$350 per hour

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