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Hon. Joseph Gibson (Ret.), Mediator, Concord, Ohio.

Hon. Joseph Gibson (Ret.)

Mediation Offices
8261 Whitney Lane
Concord, OH, 44077
Tel: (440) 352-6645
Cell: 440 289 7001
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Recognized to Ohio Chapter for Mediation Other ADR Services: Discovery Referee, Early Neutral Evaluation, Mini-Trial Judge, Special Master
  • Practice Commenced: 2000
  • Total Mediations (as of Oct 2019): 100
Practice Percentages
  • CINCINATTI
  • CLEVELAND-AKRON-CANTON
  • COLUMBUS
  • DAYTON
  • LIMA-VAN WERT
  • TOLEDO
  • YOUNGSTOWN

Biographical

Judge Gibson has been arbitrating and mediating since 1976 both before during and after leaving the bench.  He has handled hundreds of meditations and arbitrations as Court Appointed mediator and/or arbitrator for Lake, Geauga and Cuyahoga County Courts.  He re-entered private practice solely devoted to ADR in early 2015.  

 
He also has significant experience as a trial attorney with  Gibson, Ziccarelli & Martello as a Partner from 1976 - 2008.   Some of the areas of law in which he practiced were personal injury, contract, business, real estate, criminal, & municipal law.

Case Experience

  • Business Dissolution
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial/Business
  • Construction
  • Discrimination
  • Divorce (High Asset)
  • Elder Abuse
  • Employment
  • Family Businesses
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Labor/Unions
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Libel & Slander
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Homes
  • Partnerships
  • Personal Injury
  • Police
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Railroad & Trucking
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Sports
  • Torts
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Wrongful Death

Education

  • Cleveland Marshall, School of Law - J.D. 1972
  • Kent State University, Bachelor of Business Administration 1968

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Association for Justice 1976 – 2008
  • American Bar Association 1980 – 2008
  • Cleveland Bar Association 1982 – 2008
  • Cuyahoga County Bar Association 1986 – 2008
  • Lake County Bar Association: President, Vice President, Treasurer & Secretary - 1992-2002
  • Ohio State Bar Association, 1972 - present
  • Ohio State Association for Justice, 1976 - 2008
  • Ohio Common Pleas Judges Association, 2008 - present
  • Ohio Judicial Conference, 2008 - present
  • American Judges Association, 2008 - present

Rates Information

$350/hour with a minimum of $1400.

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