Michael Geigerman

Presenter, trainer and attendee in over a hundred seminars and mediation trainings since 1986 including programs sponsored by Pepperdine University School of Law, the International Academy of Mediators, Washington University School of Law, The Missouri Bar, BAMSL as well as USA&M and the American College of E-Neutrals; BA, University of Wisconsin, 1968; JD, University of Oklahoma, 1971.

Mr. Geigerman is the Managing Director of USA&M Midwest, Inc. and has mediated over 3,000 mediations since 1986, including wrongful death claims, environmental law, serious personal injury (involving numerous seven and eight figure settlements), professional malpractice, clergy abuse, FELA, automobile torts, construction law, premises and product liability, police brutality, discrimination (racial, sex, age and ADA), probate, farm and home foreclosures, complex real estate transactions, insurance coverage as well as commercial and business disputes including claims between multinational organizations and their franchisees, class actions and multi-cultural conflicts. He serves as a qualified neutral for the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri and is a frequent guest speaker at seminars for attorneys, judges and other professionals interested in ADR. Mike has authored a number of articles on ADR. He has been an Adjunct Professor at Washington University School of Law since 2000. Mike has been a Best Lawyer in America (in mediation) since 2007 and a Missouri Super Attorney (in mediation). Prior to entering private practice, he served as Associate General Counsel for Illini Federal Savings & Loan. From 1973-1997, Mr. Geigerman engaged in the general practice of law in St. Louis, Missouri. He has substantial experience in all phases of personal injury litigation, as well as in commercial and business law. He is licensed to practice law in Missouri and Illinois. 

Co-Chair of the Missouri Bar Committee on Alternative Dispute Resolution (Sept. 2001-2003); Member, Missouri Supreme Court ADR Commission; U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri Advisory Committee on ADR; International Academy of Mediators; ADR Committee Chair, Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, (1995-1996) and Fee Dispute Chair (1996-1998); American College of E-Neutrals (Fellow); President, Congregation Shaare Emeth (1996-1998).