Thomas W. Tobin

Contact Info


Two Party $300.00
Three Party $230.00
Four Party $200.00
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Travel Policy

Hearings outside metro Atlanta area - $150.00 per hour for travel time. No other charges for travel.

For cases requiring overnight travel a flat rate fee of $1500.00 is charged plus $750.00 for each additional overnight stay.

Eight hour minimum for all cases outside of metro Atlanta.

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Thomas W. Tobin has been an arbitrator for the Superior Court of Fulton County Program since 1986 and is the former co-executive director of the Georgia United States Arbitration & Mediation (USA&M) office in Atlanta. He has mediated over 4,000 tort, commercial and construction, medical malpractice, product liability and insurance cases.


  • J.D. University of Florida, (1980)
  • B.A. University of Florida, (1977)

Bar Admission

  • Georgia (1980)

Legal Employment & Experience

  • Mr. Tobin is the former Co-Executive Director of United States Arbitration & Mediation of the South. As a practicing attorney for over thirty-five years, and as a former partner in Tobin & Hoffspiegel, he specialized in civil litigation with an emphasis on personal injury cases and commercial transactional matters. He has been a defense attorney in the area of asbestos litigation and has been trained as a neutral by the Manville Personal Injury Trust. To date Tom has mediated and settled over $1,500,000,000.00 in cases for Henning.
  • Mr. Tobin is a former Magistrate Judge for Cobb County, Georgia and is a State-Certified Mediator. As a State Certified Mediation Trainer, he instructed over 200 attorneys and numerous Emory University and Georgia State law students.

Professional Organizations

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association

Mediation/Arbitration Training

  • USA&M Mediation Training (1987)
  • Superior Court of Fulton County Program (Arbitrator, 1986)
  • State Certified Mediation (Trainer, 1993)

Areas of Expertise

  • Medical Negligence
  • Personal Injury
  • Insurance Law
  • Professional Negligence
  • Product Liability
  • Construction
  • Premises Liability
  • Labor & Employment
  • Business Law