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MEMBER PROFILE: Robert G. Palmer

Ohio mediator Bob Palmer
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Robert G. Palmer
Robert Gray Palmer Co., LPA
1335 Dublin Road
Suite 221B
Columbus, OH 43215

Tel: (614) 484-1200
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Calendar Last Updated: 3 Oct 18


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Robert G. Palmer has experience in the following areas of Civil Law:
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Biographical Notes:

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Bob's broad range of civil litigation experience is enhanced by years of work as a mediator both privately and for the courts. He regularly volunteers his services as a neutral to the United States District Court. He has mediated cases in Ohio and out of state. He has lectured on mediation and has received special training at the American Bar Association Dispute Resolution multi-day conferences in 2012 and 2013 as well as attending the Advanced Mediation and Advocacy Skills Institute in 2013.

Bob has successfully mediated disputes about contracts, breach of fiduciary duty, business dissolutions, construction litigation, employment contracts and terminations, employment discrimination, insurance coverage, insurance bad faith, intentional torts, legal and other professional malpractice, personal injuries, race and national origin discrimination, and wrongful death.


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Bob graduated from DePauw University (B.A. 1967) and Washington University (J.D., 1970)


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Memberships & Affiliations:

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Bob was admitted in Missouri, 1970; U.S. Court of Military Appeals, 1971; Ohio, 1976; U.S. District Court (S.D. Ohio), 1976; U.S. District Court (No. Dist. Ohio), 2001; U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 1985; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, 1987; U.S. Court of Claims, 1990; Supreme Court of the United States, 1998.

Bob's been recognized as a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers (2002); Martindale–Hubbell’s Bar of Preeminent Lawyers (since 1993); The Best Lawyers in America (since 1993) and named by Best Lawyers as its 2011 and 2012 Lawyer of the Year for Personal Injury Litigation Columbus Ohio; Ohio Super Lawyers (since 2004).

Bob's professional activities  include: American Bar Association (Member, Dispute Resolution Section, 2011–); American Association of Justice (Federal Tort Liability and Military Advocacy Section, Chair 1999–2000, 1994–1995 and 1988–1990); ABOTA; Federal Bar Association; Ohio Association of Justice (Insurance Law Section, Chair 1987–1989, Civil & Business Law Section, Chair 1989–1991); Central Ohio Association of Justice; Ohio State Bar Association (Council of Delegates, 2003–13; Negligence Law Committee, Chair 1998–2000, 1986–1990; Member, Public Understanding Advisory Board, 1998–00); Columbus Bar Association (Board of Governors, 2003–07); The Columbus Bar Foundation (Trustee 1990–98; President 1996–1997; Trustee 2007–); Supreme Court of Ohio, Committee on Dispute Resolution (1993–1994); Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on the Rules of Superin-tendence for Ohio Courts (2006– );  Supreme Court of Ohio Task Force on Commercial Dockets (2007–).


Rates: $375.00/hour Available throughout Ohio. Call for travel rates.
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