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Phone: (650) 323-2450

80 Kirby Place Suite A

Palo Alto, CA 94301

Thomas Reese


Dispute Resolution Neutral

Current Employer:

Dispute Resolution

Areas of Expertise:

✔ Automotive ✔ Commercial/Business
✔ Construction ✔ Insurance
✔ Legal Malpractice ✔ Personal Injury
✔ Probate ✔ Professional Malpractice
✔ Professional Negligence ✔ Real Estate
✔ Torts ✔ Transportation
✔ Trusts/Estates


Property damage, personal injury, or financial loss arising from construction, earth movement, and commercial agreements. Estate distribution disputes.

Work History:

100% professional neutral - arbitrator/mediator - since 1994


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Harvard Law School, 40 hr. Mediation Workshop US District Court ENE, Mediation, and Arbitration Training AAA Construction; AAA Mediation Trainings PSE & NASD Arbitration Trainings NASD Advanced Arbitrator Skills NASD Chairperson Training AAA International Commercial Arbitration Training, Vancouver, BC US Post Office Redress Training California 1st Appellate Dist. Mediation Training Coach: Interest Based Negotiation Workshop and Steve Rosenberg




San Mateo, Santa Clara Sup. Cts, Civil and Probate; Santa Clara Pro Temp settlement judge; Fed US District;Kaiser; USPS; FINRA; San Mateo Fee Dispute Arbitrations.


Past-President California Dispute Resolution Council. 2004 Fellow, College of Commercial Arbitrators. Appointed member State Bar Standing Committee on ADR, 2002-2005. The Mediation Society.Member Association of Business Trial Lawyers. Diplomat Member Californbai Academy of Distinquished Neutrals. Association for Conflict Resolution (formerly SPIDR) Association for Conflict Resolution. Northern California Alternative Dispute Resolution Section, American Bar Assoc. California State Bar #31540; AV Martindale Hubbell rating. Formerly California State Bar on Administration of Justice (6 years). Formerly California Judicial Council Advisory Committee on Local Rules. Former President Palo Alto Bar Association. Formerly Board of Trustees, Santa Clara County Bar Assoc. ADR Sections, San Mateo and Santa Clara Country Bar Associations Co-chair Committees establishing ADR programs, San Mateo & Santa Clara Courts


JD Stanford Law School, 1960

MA International Economics: Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts/Harvard, 1957

BA Occidental College, 1956


Several local Bar Assoc.

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