ABOUT David Wells Arbitration Services

David currently arbitrates several cases per year, with some involving very complex issues and potential damages in the millions of dollars.

He began his work as an arbitrator in the early 1990's for the Michigan Employment Relations Commission.

- Member of the Labor Arbitration Panel of the American Arbitration Association since 1997.

- Member of the American Arbitration Association Commercial Arbitration Panel since 2001.

- Member of the American Arbitration Association's Employment Law panel since 2009.

- Member of the American Arbitration Association Healthcare Law Panel since 2010.

- Member of the American Health Lawyers Association Arbitration panel since 2014.

Fee - $250 per hour, $100 per hour travel; daily rates available; travel expenses extra.



Alternative Dispute Resolution Training

- ICLE, Advanced Negotiation and Dispute Resolution Institute, 2012, 2013 and 2014

- AAA Webinar, What's a Respondent Like You Doing in a Place Like This? Confronting Arbitrability and Jurisdiction Issues in Arbitration, 2011

- Westshore Dispute Resolution Center, Role for Humor in Mediation, 2010

- AAA Webinar, Get Smart: Issues Surrounding Surveillance in the Workplace, 2009;

- AAA Webinar, Protecting Patient Safety & Quality Care: Embracing the Joint Commission's Leadership Standard on Conflict Management, 2009;

- ICLE Advanced Mediation Training 2009;

- Power Imbalances in Mediation, 2009;

- Dr. Darrell Puls, Beyond Apology: Forgiveness as a Reachable and Practical Goal, 2009;

- Effective Apologies in Mediation, 2008;

- ICLE Advanced Negotiation and Dispute Resolution Institute 2008 & 2007;

- AAA Dealing With Delay Tactics in Arbitration, (ACE004) 2007;

- AAA Arbitrator Ethics & Disclosure, (ACE003), 2006;

- AAA Pro Se: Managing Cases Involving Self-Represented Parties (ACE002), 2005;

- AAA Arbitration Awards: Safeguarding Deciding & Writing Awards, (ACE001) 2005;

- Advanced Mediator Training, Understanding and Managing Difficult Conflicts, 2005;

- AAA Arbitrator Update, 2004;

- Dispute Resolution Center for Central Michigan Advanced Mediator Training, 2004;

- Michigan Supreme Court approved General Civil Case Mediation Training, 2001;

- AAA Commercial Arbitrator Training II, 2001;

- AAA Commercial Arbitrator Training I, 2001.


When will mankind be convinced and agree to settle their difficulties by arbitration?

~ Benjamin Franklin


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