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MEMBER PROFILE: Lee Hornberger

Michigan mediator Lee Hornberger
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Lee Hornberger
Lee Hornberger, Arbitrator & Mediator
6730 Mission Ridge
Traverse City, MI 49686

Tel: (231) 941-0746
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Calendar Last Updated: 19 Oct 18


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Lee Hornberger has experience in the following areas of Civil Law:
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Biographical Notes:

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Lee Hornberger is Immediate Past Chair of the ADR Section of the State Bar of Michigan, a member of the Professional Resolution Experts of Michigan (PREMi), former Editor of The Michigan Dispute Resolution Journal, and former Chair of the Grand Traverse-Leelanau-Antrim Bar Association's ADR Committee.

He has served as a Michigan Civil Rights Commission Hearing Referee; Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians Hearing Officer; on Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians Hearing Officer list; President of the Grand Traverse-Leelanau-Antrim Bar Association; and Chair of the Traverse City Human Rights Commission.

He was selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers of America 2018 and 2019 for his work in arbitration, is on the 2016 , 2017, and 2018 Michigan Super Lawyers lists for alternative dispute resolution, received the George N. Bashara, Jr. Award for exemplary service and the Hero's Award for outstanding contribution from the State Bar of Michigan's ADR Section; is on the "Northern Michigan's A-List" of Attorneys. Traverse: Northern Michigan's Magazine (January 2009); and received Conflict Resolution Services' "Pinnacle Award," the Community Mediation Services' Certificate of Appreciation; and the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award.


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  • Wayne State University, LLM, Labor Law - 1982
  • University of Michigan, School of Law - J.D. cum laude - 1968
  • University of Michigan, B.A. - 1966


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Memberships & Affiliations:

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  • State Bar of Michigan (ADR Section [Immediate Past Chair, 2018-____; Chair, 2017- 2018; Chair-Elect 2016-17]; Representative Assembly (2010-16); former Editor, The Michigan Dispute Resolution Journal; George N. Bashara, Jr. Award from ADR Section for exemplary service)
  • Grand Traverse-Leelanau-Antrim Bar Association (President 2007-08)
  • American Arbitration Association
  • National Mediation Board 
  • Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
  • Member, Grand Traverse County Board of Canvassers (2007-2016)
  • Traverse City Human Rights Commission (Chair 2015-16)
  • Hearing Officer, Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians
  • Hearing Officer list, Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians
  • Professional Resolution Experts of Michigan (PREMi)
  • 2016 , 2017, and 2018 Michigan Super Lawyers lists for alternative dispute resolution
  • The Best Lawyers of America 2018 and 2019 for his work in arbitration


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