Current Members

John F. Aslin

Perkins Coie

JAslin@perkinscoie.com
(206) 359-8406

John F. Aslin

Perkins Coie

John Aslin, an of counsel in the firm's Seattle office, focuses his practice on labor and employment, and equal employment law.

Clemens Barnes

Senior Counsel

clemens.barnes@millernash.com
(206) 777-7432

Clemens Barnes

Senior Counsel

Clem is Miller Nash Graham & Dunn’s senior Labor & Employment attorney. He advises and represents employers. In addition, he serves as a mediator and arbitrator in employment and other civil litigation matters.

John A. Bender

Ryan Swanson

bender@ryanlaw.com
(206) 654-2209

John A. Bender

Ryan Swanson

For more than 30 years, John has focused his practice on resolving challenging securities, franchise, banking and other complex civil cases on behalf of businesses and individuals.

Gregg Bertram

Pacific ADR Consulting, LLC

greggb@pacificadrconsulting.com
(206) 624-3388

Gregg Bertram

Pacific ADR Consulting, LLC

Gregg Bertram is the founder of Pacific ADR and is one of the Pacific Northwest’s most experienced and respected mediator/arbitrators.

Chris I. Brain

Tousley Brain Stephens

cibrain@tousley.com
(206) 682-5600

Chris I. Brain

Tousley Brain Stephens

Chris, a co-founder of Tousley Brain Stephens PLLC, focuses his practice on complex real property, commercial and class action litigation.

Carolyn Cairns

Carolyn Cairns Law

carolyn@carolyncairnslaw.com
(206) 723-3500

Carolyn Cairns

Carolyn Cairns Law

Carolyn’s practice focuses on neutral investigations and alternative dispute resolution, including mediation, arbitration and neutral evaluation.

Terrence Carroll

Terrence A. Carroll Disp. Resolution Svcs

terry@terrencecarroll.com
(206) 718-7189

Terrence Carroll

Terrence A. Carroll Disp. Resolution Svcs

Judge Carroll brings a wealth of experience to help parties find fair and mutually acceptable resolution of disputes without costly and adversarial litigation.

Stew Cogan

Stew Cogan, Arbitrator & Mediator

stewcogan@sprintmail.com
(206) 860-1000

Stew Cogan

Stew Cogan, Arbitrator & Mediator

Stew Cogan is in his twenty-second year as a full-time arbitrator and mediator, following twenty years practicing primarily business, corporate, and real estate law.

Stew has arbitrated more than 300 cases and mediated more than 2,500 cases.  He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America in both the Mediation and Arbitration categories.  He was named by Best Lawyers as the 2016 Arbitration Lawyer of the Year in Seattle and as the 2017 Mediation Lawyer of the Year in Seattle.  Stew has been named a Super Lawyer for the 19 consecutive years from 1999 through 2017, and he was named a Top 100 Super Lawyer in nine of the last ten years.  He is also listed in Who’s Who Legal: Mediation (2014, 2015, 2016), and is one of about 100 lawyers in the United States and two in Washington to be so listed.

He is a fellow of both the invitation-only College of Commercial Arbitrators and the invitation-only American College of Civil Trial Mediators (which he currently serves as President), and is a Charter Member of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals and the ADR Roundtable.

Stew is on the Commercial Panel, the Construction Panel, the Large, Complex Case Panel, the Healthcare Payor-Provider

Phil Cutler

Cutler, Nylander and Hayton, P.S.

philcutler@cnhlaw.com
(206) 340-4600

Phil Cutler

Cutler, Nylander and Hayton, P.S.

Phil’s practice emphasizes arbitration, mediation and other forms of dispute resolution, as well as litigation and counseling in business, corporate and commercial law.

Spencer Hall

Spencer Hall Associates

shall@spencerhall-assoc.com
(206) 292-5900

Spencer Hall

Spencer Hall Associates

Bruce Hilyer

Hilyer Dispute Resolution

bwh@hilyeradr.com
(206) 623-0068

Bruce Hilyer

Hilyer Dispute Resolution

Judge Bruce W. Hilyer (Ret.) is Principal of his mediation and arbitration firm, Hilyer Dispute Resolution.

Mark Honeywell

Gordon Thomas Honeywell

mhoneywell@gth.com
(206) 676-7517

Mark Honeywell

Gordon Thomas Honeywell

For more than 40 years, Mark Honeywell has been an active litigator with a track record of resolving a wide variety of complex disputes.

Henry Jameson

Jameson Babbitt Stites & Lombard, PLLC

hjameson@jbsl.com
(206) 516-3202

Henry Jameson

Jameson Babbitt Stites & Lombard, PLLC

Henry Jameson is a trial lawyer. He handles a wide variety of civil cases, both jury and non-jury, in state and federal courts.

Kirk Johns

Johns Dispute Resolution Svcs

kjohns@johnsadr.com
(206) 842-2121

Kirk Johns

Johns Dispute Resolution Svcs

In practice since 1973 (exclusively as ADR neutral since 2012). AV® Peer Review Rated (Martindale-Hubbell®).

Representation of small and Fortune 100 businesses, individuals, and governmental entities as plaintiffs and defendants in:
● Commercial litigation and arbitration (emphasis on complex, multidistrict, class
action, and international litigation and arbitration) involving
• Contracts and joint ventures,
• Business torts,
• Intellectual property (patents, trademarks, copyrights),
• Engineering, design, and manufacturing, and
• Antitrust;
● ADR;
● Antitrust counseling;
● White collar criminal defense; and
● Internal investigations.

Over 25 Years of ADR Experience (Domestic and International)

● Arbitration (American Arbitration Association; International Centre for Dispute
Resolution; London Court of International Arbitration; World Intellectual
Property Organization; Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of
Commerce);
● Mediation;
● Innovative procedures, including
• Advocated settlement negotiations (formal presentations to panel of
party representatives and one or more neutrals, followed by direct negotiations between the party representatives, aided by the neutrals);
• Early neutral evaluations, and
• Sequential (phased) ADR procedures.
● Advisor regarding procedures and rules best suited to circumstances of particular
disputes.
● Through fourteen years of in-house experience, a unique understanding of the
benefits of early and innovative ADR tailored to circumstances of a particular dispute.

Provider Affiliations

● American Arbitration Association (Panels: Commercial, International, and
Large & Complex Case);
● International Centre for

(206) 842-2121

Paris Kallas

Judicial Dispute Resolution, LLC

kallas@jdrllc.com
(206) 223-1669

Paris Kallas

Judicial Dispute Resolution, LLC

Judge Paris K. Kallas was appointed to the King County Superior Court in 2001 by Governor Gary Locke and served until 2010.

Tom Keller

Formerly Of Counsel to Lasher Holzapfel

tkeller@tmkps.com
(206) 954-3168

Tom Keller

Formerly Of Counsel to Lasher Holzapfel

Mr. Keller’s mediation and arbitration practice draws on his 40 years of experience as lawyer, during which he has represented thousands of clients in probate, trust, guardianship and closely-held business matters, and in litigation and mediation related to these areas of law. He has also been a CPA in the State of Washington for over 43 years, and has been named by various publications as one of the “Best Lawyers” in Seattle and in the State of Washington every year since 2001. Mr. Keller is also “AV-Preeminent” rated by Martindale Hubbell.

(206) 954-3168

Colleen Kinerk

Cable, Langenbach, Kinerk & Bauer, LLP

ckinerk@cablelang.com
(206) 973-3484

Colleen Kinerk

Cable, Langenbach, Kinerk & Bauer, LLP

Admitted to the Washington State Bar Association in 1977, Colleen has a superior reputation for her work with employment and labor issues. Her practice focuses on commercial and tort litigation as well as counseling, training and prevention work.

Andy Kinstler

Helsell Fetterman

akinstler@helsell.com
(206) 689-2107

Andy Kinstler

Helsell Fetterman

Andrew Kinstler has been a litigator with the law firm of Helsell Fetterman LLP since 1982. He has a civil trial practice with an emphasis on employment law, commercial litigation and personal injury. He also mediates and arbitrates through Pacific ADR Consulting.

Nancy Maisano

Maisano Mediation

nancy@maisanomediation.com
(206) 957-1955

Nancy Maisano

Maisano Mediation

Nancy Maisano has mediated more than 1,500 cases. Working as a full-time mediator since 2001, Nancy handles a variety of disputes at all stages from prefiling to the eve of trial.

Dick Manning

Manning Law Offices

jmb@seanet.com
(360) 504-2727

Dick Manning

Manning Law Offices

Dick Manning's legal career has spanned over four decades. Dick now limits his services to those as a mediator & arbitrator in construction, business, probate & real estate mattters.

Andy Maron

Short Cressman & Burgess

amaron@scblaw.com
(206) 515-2247

Andy Maron

Short Cressman & Burgess

Andy's practice focuses primarily on construction and local government law. He has extensive experience in all types of civil litigation and levels of complexity.

Karl Oles

Stoel Rives

karl.oles@stoel.com
206.386.7535

Karl Oles

Stoel Rives

Karl Oles is a partner of Stoel Rives LLP, in the Construction and Design group. For more than 30 years, he has helped owners, architects, engineers, and contractors solve complex legal problems through negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and, when necessary, trial. He has represented parties in mediation, arbitration, and before dispute review boards and he has taught seminars on ADR. Karl has served as an arbitrator on the American Arbitration Association’s construction panel since 2007.

Lou Peterson

Hillis Clark Martin & Peterson, P.S.

ldp@hcmp.com
(206) 470.7607

Lou Peterson

Hillis Clark Martin & Peterson, P.S.

Lou Peterson is a trial lawyer, mediator and arbitrator. He represents individuals and businesses in commercial cases of all types – from securities and intellectual property claims to shareholder and employment disputes.

Warren Rheaume

Davis Wright Tremaine

warrenrheaume@dwt.com
(206) 757-8265

Warren Rheaume

Davis Wright Tremaine

Warren Rheaume represents clients in complex commercial litigation, with an emphasis on intellectual property and technology disputes. In more than 30 years of practice, he has litigated and tried a wide variety of matters, including patent, copyright, trademark, noncompetition, and trade secret cases.

Jim Smith

Smith & Hennessey

jas@smithhennessey.com
(206) 292-1770

Jim Smith

Smith & Hennessey

Mr. Smith is a trial lawyer. He also spends a substantial portion of his practice as a neutral, mediating and arbitrating cases.

Chris Soelling

Christopher J. Soelling PLLC

chris@soellinglaw.com
(206) 505-5810

Chris Soelling

Christopher J. Soelling PLLC

Christopher Soelling is a full-time mediator and arbitrator. He practiced 20 years as a construction, commercial, and real estate trial lawyer with Short, Cressman, & Burgess, PLLC where he represented suppliers, subcontractors, general contractors, developers, private owners, and public entities in contract drafting, claim preparation, claim negotiation, mediation, arbitration, trial, and appeal.

Teri Wakeen

Wakeen & Associates Mediation Svcs

twakeen@wakeen.net
(206) 292-8300

Teri Wakeen

Wakeen & Associates Mediation Svcs

Teresa A. Wakeen, J.D., Founder and Chief Executive of Wakeen & Associates Mediation Services LLC, has served exclusively as a professional mediator for over 25 years. Having successfully mediated over 5000 cases nationwide, Ms. Wakeen is known for her integrity, ingenuity, tenacity and ability to bring parties together to settle the most difficult and challenging disputes.