After forty years of trial work, Joseph V. Simeri now serves exclusively as a mediator and arbitrator. Having mediated and arbitrated in excess of 4,500 cases and with 25 years of experience, he believes in the words of the Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell that "conflicts are created, conducted and sustained by human beings - they can be ended by human beings."
Mr. Simeri brings to mediation his civil jury and bench trial experience in Federal and State Courts as lead counsel in cases involving:
- Eminent Domain;
- Personal Injury;
- Legal Professional Liability;
- Medical Professional Liability;
- Indiana Workers Compensation Claims;
- Title VII of the Civil Rights Act;
- Age Discrimination in Employment Act;
- Equal Pay Act;
- Labor/Employment and Americans with Disabilities Act;
- Fair Labor Standards Act;
- Federal Constitution Claims;
- Product Liability;
- Employment Disputes;
- Constitutional Law Claims;
- Trade Secret Litigation;
- Non-Compete Covenant Cases; and
- Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).
University of Notre Dame (B.A., cum laude);
Northwestern University School of Law (J.D.) Wigmore Key recipient.
Registered Mediator (Indiana Supreme Court, Commission for Continuing Legal Education, Indiana, 1993).
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
Mediator and Arbitrator, Resolute Systems, Inc.;
Board of Arbitrators, Financial Industry Regulation Authority, Inc.;
Mediator, Financial Industry Regulation Authority, Inc.;
Mediator, United States Postal Service REDRESS Program;
Mediator, Ad Hoc Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Alternative Dispute Resolution Program;
Mediator Panel Member, HealthCare Excel Medicare Mediation Program;
Mediator, United States District Court, Northern District of Indiana;
Mediator, United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Indiana;
Hearing Officer, National Arbitration and Mediation;
Mediator Adhoc Panel Member, Indiana Education Employment Relations Board.
Panel of Arbitrators, Employment Law, American Arbitration Association
Practicing Mediation and Arbitration in Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, and Ohio.
P.O. Box 1109, 46624-1109
805 Lincolnway West
South Bend, IN 46616