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Robert E. Schmitt, Mediator & Arbitrator, Prescott, Arizona.

Robert E. Schmitt

Murphy Schmitt Hathaway, P.L.L.C.
121 East Goodwin Street
Prescott, AZ 86303
Tel: (928) 777-2306
Fax: (928) 445-6488
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Recognized to Arizona Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration Other ADR Services: Discovery Referee
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  • Practice Commenced2005
  • # of MEDS (as of 17/7/24)70
  • # of ARBS (as of 17/7/24)75
Current Practice
Online / In-Person


Robert E. Schmitt has been a trial attorney for over 40 years practicing primarily in the area of personal injury litigation. He has significant experience in representing both plaintiffs and defendants and has been lead counsel in approximately 75 trials. Mr. Schmitt is certified by the State Bar of Arizona as a Specialist in the area of Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation.

Case Experience

  • Automotive
  • Commercial/Business
  • Construction
  • Contract Disputes
  • Elder Abuse
  • Employment
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Fees
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Real Estate
  • Torts
  • Trusts / Estates
  • Wrongful Death


  • Kofa High School, High School Diploma - 1964
  • Arizona State University, Bachelor of Science - 1968
  • Arizona State University, College of Law, Juris Doctorate - 1973
  • Certified Specialist - Personal Injury and Wrongful Death - State Bar of Arizona 

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Past President of the State Bar of Arizona 
  • Member of the Year, State Bar of Arizona, 1994. 
  • Selected into “The Best Lawyers in America.” 
  • Selected into the “Super Lawyers of the Southwest.” 
  • Past Member of State Bar Board of Governors. 
  • Member, Commission for Appellate Court Appointments (1999-present). 
  • Member, Advisory Committee on Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Certification. 
  • Past Member, Arizona Supreme Court Committee on Character and Fitness. 
  • Selected into the American College of Trial Lawyers and American Board of Trial Advocates 
  • Faculty member at the Arizona College of Trial Advocacy (1987-present). 
  • Founding Fellow of the Arizona Bar Foundation. 
  • Also admitted to practice in the courts of the State of California.

Rates Information

$390 per hour for Mediations and Arbitrations.

If proceeding is held outside of Prescott, travel is billed at one-half rate, plus expenses.

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