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Peter W. Schroeter, Mediator & Arbitrator, Portland, Maine.

Peter W. Schroeter

Shaheen & Gordon PA
75 Pearl Street, Suite 205
Portland, ME 04101
Tel: (207) 571-5324
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Recognized to Maine Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration

Regularly travels out of state to: New Hampshire

Other ADR Services: Discovery Referee, Early Neutral Evaluation, Fact Finding
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  • Practice Commenced: 1998
  • Total Mediations (as of Oct 2021): 2000
  • Total Arbitrations (as of Oct 2021): 50
Practice Percentages



As a trial attorney since he began practicing law in 1980, Mr. Schroeter developed experience in a wide variety of civil litigation matters. Based upon that experience, including numerous trials in state and federal courts, he began serving as a mediator in the late 1990s. Mr. Schroeter's practice now concentrates on mediation and other types of ADR, including arbitration and serving as a court- appointed referee. He has mediated over 1500 cases and mediates more than 100 cases per year. 

Mr. Schroeter is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale- Hubbell and recognized by Best Lawyers in America and New England Super Lawyers in Alternative Dispute Resolution and Mediation. He is currently the Chair of the Maine State Bar Association Alternative Dispute Resolution Section and served as the President of the Maine Association Of Mediators in 2016 and coninues to serve on the Board of Directors.  

Case Experience

  • ADA Disability
  • Automotive
  • Banking & Finance
  • Business Dissolution
  • Civil Rights
  • Commercial/Business
  • Condominiums
  • Construction
  • Contract Disputes
  • Debt Collections
  • Discrimination
  • Divorce (High Asset)
  • EEOC
  • Elder Abuse
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment
  • Environmental
  • Family Businesses
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Land Use/Planning
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Libel & Slander
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Mortgage Foreclosure
  • Nursing Homes
  • Partnerships
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Probate
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Fees
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Real Estate
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Title Disputes
  • Torts
  • Trusts / Estates
  • Wage & Hour/FMLA
  • Wrongful Death


  • Bates College, BA (1975);
  • New England School of Law, JD, magna cum laude (1980)

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Maine Association of Mediators, BOG
  • Maine State Bar Association, Chair of the ADR Section
  • Maine Superior Court Mediation, Early Neutral Evaluation and Arbitration Rosters
  • Maine Residential Real Estate Mediation Program Roster
  • New Hampshire Commission for Human Rights Mediation Roster
  • Maine Human Rights Commission Mediation Roster
  • Resolute Systems National Panel of Mediators / Arbitrators
  • Legal Services for the Elderly Panel/Mediator

Rates Information

$320 per hour 

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