Thomas Repicky is former chairman of the Cleveland Bar Association ADR committee. He is a NBTA Board Certified civil trial specialist and has mediated nearly 800 civil lawsuits. He acknowledges Theresa Repicky PhD., Assistant Professor at Kent State University, for her helpful insights on this article.
Over the last six years, the focus of Mr. Repicky's private law practice has from civil litigation to serving as a private mediator for lawyers, to help them resolve their pending litigation. Tom Repicky has served as a private mediator in over 725 cases with a current settlement rate of nearly 90%. Lawyers from most of the major law firms in the Cleveland/Akron area have hired him to mediate their lawsuits. These mediated cases include employment, tort, malpractice, catastrophic injury, wrongful death, commercial, and insurance claims of varying complexity and size. Repicky has mediated multi-party cases of up to 21 parties with settlements exceeding Ten million dollars.