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Valerie Tobin, Mediator & Arbitrator, Atlanta, Georgia.

Valerie Tobin

BAY Mediation & Arbitration Services, LLC
5775 Glenridge Drive
Building E, Suite 100
Atlanta, GA 30328
Tel: (678) 222-0248
Fax: (404) 252-3376
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Valerie Tobin has over twenty years of experience as an attorney in the area of civil litigation and fifteen years of experience as a mediator and arbitrator of civil/commercial cases.

A member of the USA&M national panel of neutrals in 1992, Valerie began mediating disputes for the Atlanta office, before joining the Henning Mediation panel in 1996. From 1995 to 2002, Valerie served as Executive Director of the Fulton County court-sponsored ADR Externship Program, where she trained and mentored Emory and GSU law students. In 2005, she joined BAY Mediation & Arbitration Services, where she regularly mediates cases. She has mediated hundreds of cases in a wide range of practice areas with a concentration on auto and trucking accidents, premises liability, medical malpractice, business and contract disputes, landlord/tenant and family law.

Case Experience

  • Commercial/Business
  • Community Associations
  • Construction
  • Contract Disputes
  • Insurance
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Partnerships
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Probate
  • Professional Negligence
  • Real Estate
  • Torts


  • Emory University School of Law, JD 1983
  • University of Florida, BA 1978

ADR Training:

  • U.S. Arbitration & Mediation, Basic & Advanced Civil Mediation Training, 1992-1994
  • Atlanta Divorce Mediators, Divorce Mediation Training, 1992
  • Justice Center of Atlanta, Civil Arbitration Training, 1991

Memberships & Affiliations

  • State Bar of Georgia (General Practice & Trial, and ADR sections)
  • Atlanta Bar Association (ADRL Section)
  • Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution (State-registered mediator and arbitrator)
  • Georgia Mediators Association (Treasurer, Board of Directors)

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