Joseph V. Simeri Biography
ADR Services Offered: Arbitration, Case Evaluation, Conciliation, Mediation.
Cases Mediated and Arbitrated To Date: In excess of 4,500
Mediation and Arbitration Years of Experience: 25
Expert Areas: Business, Commercial, Construction, Eminent Domain, Personal Injury, Legal Professional Liability, Medical Professional Liability, Securities, 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, Federal Constitution Claims.
Courts/Tribunals/Forums/Approvals: Panel Member, Mediator and Arbitrator, Resolute Systems, Inc.; Board of Arbitrators, Financial Industry Regulation Authority, Inc.; Mediator, United States Postal Service REDRESS Program; Mediator, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Alternative Dispute Resolution Program; Mediator Panel Member, HealthCare Excel Medicare Mediation Program; Adhoc Mediator Panel Member, Indiana Education Employment Relations Board; Approved Mediator for the United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Indiana; Mediator Roster, United States District Court, Northern District of Indiana; Court Appointed Facilitator, St. Joseph County, Indiana Superior Court Mortgage Foreclosure Assistance Project; Panel of Arbitrators, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service; Arbitrator, Armerican Arbitration Association, Employment Law.
Publications and Recently Reported Decisions: Contributing Editor, The Developing Labor Law, 2nd and 3rd Editions, Bureau of National Affairs, Inc.; Fort Wayne Community Schools and International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local 414, 130 LA 282; The Kroger Company and United Industrial Workers Service, Transportation Professional and Government Workers of North America, 130 LA 497; International Steel Services Inc./American Iron Oxide Co. and United Steelworkers Local 2003-10, 130 LA 882; Port Clinton Manufacturing Co. and International Union, United Automobile Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America, Local 913, 130 LA 829; Davis & Associates, Inc. and Laborers International Union of North America State of Indiana District Council, 131 LA 778; Sloan Valve and United Steel Workers, 132 LA 997; American Electric Power Co. and Individual Grievant, 131 LA 1644; Indiana Michigan Power and IBEW 1392, 132 LA 30; Republic Countyline Landfill and IUOE Local 150, 132 LA 281; Gelita USA, 133 LA 962; Sysco Indianapolis, 134 LA 1593; Indpedendent Federal Credit Union, 137 LA 946
Certifications/Licenses/Professional Associations: Registered Mediator, Indiana Supreme Court, Commission for Continuing Legal Education, Indiana, 1993; Fellow, American College of Civil Trial Mediators; Roster of Arbitrators, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service; Charter Member, National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals; Former Member, Indiana State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section, Chairperson, 2000; Former Member, Alternative Dispute Resolution Section of the Indiana State Bar Association; Former Member, Indiana Association of Mediators.
Lectures: Lecturer, “Winning Civil Cases In Mediation,” St. Joseph County, IN Bar Association, ; Lecturer, Michiana Paralegal Association’s Spring Seminar on Alternative Dispute Resolution; Panelist, “The Key Practical And Ethical Elements To Effective Mediations,” St. Joseph County Bar Association, ; Lecturer, “Dealing With Social Media Issues In The Workplace,” Council For The Advancement of Labor and Management Relations.
Practicing Mediation and Arbitration in Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, and Ohio.
1312 East Wayne Street South
South Bend, Indiana 46615