Paul Monicatti

Paul Monicatti

Paul Monicatti is affiliated with Professional Resolution Experts of Michigan, LLC. He’s been an arbitrator since 1983 and a mediator since 1986 in all areas of the law except family law and criminal law. He’s earned the highest ratings possible from Martindale-Hubbell, Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyer, U.S. News and World Report, Crain’s Detroit Business, dbusiness magazine, and the international Who’s Who Legal: Mediation.  He was named Best Lawyers’ 2011 Detroit Area ADR Lawyer of the Year. He’s served as a court-appointed mediator, arbitrator, facilitator, case evaluator, receiver, expert witness, umpire, and referee. He authored the chapter on Mediation, Arbitration and other Dispute Resolution Methods in addition to co-authoring a chapter on Settlement, Negotiation and Alternative Dispute Resolution for ICLE’s Michigan Civil Procedure.  He also teaches ADR Skills For Advocates at Western Michigan University Cooley Law School.




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Articles and Video:

Mediation Advocacy Beyond the Norm (12/22/17)
Pre-mediation summaries give an advocate the latitude to set a non-adversarial tone conducive to joint problem solving

A Top Ten List of Keys to Success in Court-Ordered Mediation (04/24/15)
In an era of the vanishing trial, mediation advocacy is gradually replacing trial advocacy as the key litigator's skill. From a mediator with nearly 30 years mediation experience, here is a concise best practice list for the mediation advocate.