CONFLICTS RESOLVED ON YOUR TERMS

GREAT LAKES DISPUTE RESOLUTION, LLC

ABOUT GLDR

MEDIATION  and  ARBITRATION SERVICES

Resolving Marine Industry Disputes Throughout the Great Lakes and Great Rivers Region of the United States

GREAT   LAKES   DISPUTE   RESOLUTION,   LLC

Great Lakes Dispute Resolution, LLC is designed to assist persons and companies with boating, shipping, and vessel operation interests reach confidential, binding agreements, out of court, in disputes which may arise, while saving time and money.


Boat Owners, Marinas, Marine Surveyors, Marinas, Commercial Vessel Operators, Marine Insurance Companies, Salvage Operators in the Great Lakes - Great Rivers Region of the United States.


OUR MEDIATOR


Our Mediator, Lee Kramer, has been involved in recreational boating since childhood and, as an attorney licensed in Michigan (1976) and Wisconsin (1989), has practiced maritime law and admiralty law with commercial marine and recreational boating clients throughout the Midwest and has mediated a wide variety of cases since 2009.


His experience includes representing private marinas, marine insurance interests, yacht brokers, recreational boaters, marine surveyors, ferry operators, as well as salvage, marine construction, and municipal marina interests.  


He has served as president of the West Michigan Marine Association, a group of marine industry professionals, and Trident Marine, Inc., a vessel documentation service.  He has participated on the Legal Committee of U.S. Sailing, the national authority for sanctioned yacht racing in the United States, and has been a  Proctor member of the Maritime Law Association of the United States, participates on the B.O.A.T./US Arbitration Panel, and is a member of the Wisconsin Association of Mediators. 


CAVEAT:  It is important to understand that a mediator does not act as a lawyer for any party at any time during any part of the mediation process, however, and will not participate in a mediation where there might be a conflict of interest.