Alternative Dispute Resolution
The trial attorneys at Kuiper Orlebeke have significant experience in all facets of alternative dispute resolution (ADR), which includes facilitative mediation, arbitration, early neutral evaluation, and judicial settlement conferences. The attorneys at Kuiper Orlebeke have successfully guided clients through hundreds of ADR proceedings both as litigators and as mediators.
Tom Kuiper has served as a mediator in countless cases throughout the state and has developed a reputation as a particularly effective mediator in the areas of trust and estate litigation along with commercial and business disputes. He is regularly asked by judges across the state to serve as a mediator in order to help resolve some of the most complicated cases on the court’s docket. Tom was the mediator who successfully resolved a trust litigation matter involving hundreds of millions of dollars that received recognition in the Wall Street Journal, the Today Show, and other national media outlets. The experience that Tom brings as a mediator is invaluable when assisting clients in the mediation process itself.