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MEMBER PROFILE: Robert E. Lee Wright

Michigan mediator Robert  Wright
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Robert E. Lee Wright
The Peace Talks, PLC
25 Division Avenue, South, Suite 500
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Tel: (616) 682-7000
Fax: (616) 676-2772
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ADR Services:
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Robert E. Lee Wright has experience in the following areas of Civil Law:
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Biographical Notes:

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After over 30 years in alternative dispute resolution (ADR), Robert “Bob” Wright is a leader in mediation and arbitration, resolving a wide array of disputes involving business, bankruptcy, personal and public policy issues. Bob inspires and motivates participants through his insightfulness, empathy, compassion, and genuine love for the mediation process. He is approved to mediate for all of Michigan’s federal courts, including the bankruptcy courts, and is qualified to mediate any civil or domestic matter in Michigan state courts.

Among other accolades, in 2016 Bob was voted BEST LAWYERS' ADR Lawyer of the Year by his peers and also received the Distinguished Service Award from the ADR Section of the State Bar of Michigan for exemplary service to the citizens of Michigan. When not mediating or arbitrating, he provides both basic and advanced ADR training on behalf of the University of Michigan’s Institute for Continuing Legal Education (ICLE), other universities, law schools, civic and professional groups dedicated to ADR.


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  • Juris Doctorate - Wayne State University 1980
  • Masters in Psychology - University of Santa Monica 2001
  • Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude Western Michigan University 1976


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Memberships & Affiliations:

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  • Professional Resolution Experts of Michigan (PREMi)– invitation only group of Michigan’s top 20 mediators
  • MWI (College of Bankruptcy and Financial Mediators)
  • American Bar Association - Dispute Resolution Section 
  • State Bar of Michigan - Alternative Dispute Resolution Section – past Chair and Secretary 
  • Kent County Circuit Court – ADR Plan Oversight Committee – 2003-2009
  • Grand Rapids Bar Association –Alternative Dispute Resolution Section – Chair – 2008-2009 & 2016-2018
  • Association for Conflict Resolution – since 2001 
  • Dispute Resolution Center of Western Michigan – past president 


Rates: $300/hour, no charge for travel within 100 miles
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