Reyelts Resolutions Mediations and ArbitrationsOur practice acts as a neutral arbitrator and mediator in commercial and civil disputes. Steve Reyelts is a highly experienced litigator whose role in ADR is to assist the parties in resolving their disputes fairly, efficiently and cost effectively.
In many cases, mediation works as a successful alternate dispute resolution tool allowing parties to settle their matters without a trial. This allows them to be able to come to an agreement where parties may “win” or “lose” based on the decisions of a judge or jury and also avoid the cost of a trial.
MEDIATION PROCESS AND CONSIDERATIONSMediation is a self-driven system whereby the parties:
Agree to Mediate
Free to Discontinue
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Steven L. Reyelts
Steve Reyelts has over 44 years of experience in resolving civil cases in Minnesota and Wisconsin and more than 30 cases per year as a Mediator and Arbitrator through Reyelts Resolutions. He has been named a Top 40 Mediator in the State of Minnesota by the Minnesota Journal of Law and Politics.
Steve is a very active Mediator and Arbitrator and has adjudicated hundreds of claims over the course of his practice. Additionally, through his extensive civil litigation practice, he has tried hundreds of cases and appeared as counsel in Mediations and Arbitrations.
Steve is also a member of the Wisconsin Association of Mediators and ACR (Association for Conflict Resolution) Wisconsin.
Steve has appeared as a lecturer in the area of Alternative Dispute Resolution throughout the Midwest, appearing before Minnesota State Bar Association audiences of Plaintiffs and Defense Attorneys, Minnesota Defense Lawyers and Twin Cities Claim Association, and various insurers.
Steve is the former President of the Eleventh District (Duluth) Bar Association and a former member of the Board of Governors of the Minnesota State Bar Association. He has served on the Standing Committee on Lawyers Public Service Responsibility for the American Bar Association. He recently served two terms as a member of the Board of Directors of Minnesota CLE.
In addition to his private practice, Steve has engaged in significant pro bono work throughout his career;
• He served on the Minnesota Supreme Court Legal Services Commission and has been President of the Volunteer Attorney Program in Duluth. • He has been the Volunteer Attorney of the Year on local and state levels.
• He was awarded 1989 Pro Bono Publico Award by the Minnesota Legal Services Coalition. He was awarded the Reece Smith Award for outstanding national leadership in providing legal services to the poor at the 2002 ABA Equal Justice Conference in Cleveland.
Steve had tried cases throughout the State of Minnesota and Wisconsin. He is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin, U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota and all Minnesota State Courts.
Steve has been a lecturer at various Continuing Legal Education seminars, for Bar Association Groups, for Insurers, along with regular appearances on PBS television program “Lawyers on the Line”. Steve had made presentations for, and been a member of, the Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association and the Twin Cities Claim Association.
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