Patricia A. Siuta

Rates

Two Party $250.00
Three Party $200.00
Four Party $175.00
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Biography

Patricia A. Siuta is an experienced trial lawyer and nationally prominent mediator, arbitrator, and ADR trainer who has specialized in mediation and arbitration for 11 years. She has experience mediating complex and multi-party cases, and has helped parties resolve cases of all types, including sensitive disputes at the Pentagon. Pat has successfully served as a mediator or arbitrator in cases involving commercial & contractual disputes, construction, domestic, employment, personal injury, professional liability and premises liability. She has handled more than 700 mediations with a settlement rate of approximately 90%.

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Education

  • University of Notre Dame Law School (1975)
  • Purdue University; Psychology and Political Science (1972)

Bar Admission

  • Georgia (1991)
  • Minnesota (1975)
  • U.S. District Court and U.S. Court of Appeals

Legal Employment Experience

  • President, ADR Training Division; Henning Mediation & Arbitration Service, Inc. (1994 to present)
  • Served as a consultant for companies that are interested in setting up dispute resolution programs
  • Senior Vice-President; Resolution Resources Corporation
  • Vice-President; Resolute Systems, Inc.
  • Assisted in drafting Georgia's Motor Vehicle Warranty Rights Act, ("Lemon Law"), which created an arbitration program for purchasers of defective vehicles
  • President; American Arbitration & Mediation Service, Inc.
  • Mediated Complex and Multi-party cases, including sensitive disputes at the Pentagon
  • Georgia State University School of Law, Law Professor and Director of Trial Advocacy and Lawyer Skills Program
  • Hamline University School of Law, Law Faculty and Director of Clinical Programs

Professional Organizations

  • Association for Conflict Resolution
  • State Bar of Georgia; ADR, Employment and Family Law Sections
  • Georgia Association of Women Lawyers

Mediation/Arbitration Training

  • Civil Mediation Training
  • Advanced Mediation Training
  • Employment Mediation
  • Advanced Negotiation Skills Training
  • Mediation Advocacy
  • Arbitration Training
  • Case Evaluation
  • Divorce Mediation
  • Conflict Prevention and Management
  • Diversity Training

Relevant Publications

  • Chapter entitled “Divorce Mediation,” in Alternatives to Litigation, Ordover & Doneff, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, (2003)
  • Article: "Preparing and Presenting Your Case Effectively in Mediation."
  • Article: "Preventing and Resolving Complex Commercial Disputes."
  • Article: "Peculiarities of Court-Ordered Mediation."