Laura A. Athens

Laura A. Athens is an attorney, mediator, facilitator and arbitrator in Farmington Hills, Michigan. Ms. Athens provides alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services in a variety of matters, including elementary and secondary special and general education, higher education, university faculty grievance, employment, vocational rehabilitation, guardianship and disability rights cases. Ms. Athens previously served as a Hearing […]

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Earlene R. Baggett-Hayes

Earlene Baggett-Hayes is an attorney, arbitrator, mediator, fact-finder and trainer. She is president of the Law and Mediation Center, PLLC, in Michigan, and is also certified to practice law in Illinois. Earlene serves on numerous arbitration and mediation panels. She is a member of the International Association of Mediators as a distinguished fellow, and in […]

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Joseph C. Basta

Joseph Basta uniquely combines wide-ranging experience in trial and litigation work with a deep background in mediation. Beginning his career as a federal judicial law clerk in the Eastern District of Michigan, Joe moved to Dykema Gossett PLLC where, for over 34 years, he tried jury and non-jury cases and litigated disputes for Fortune 500 […]

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Richard A. Bone

Richard Bone, one of PREMI’S founders, has more than forty years of experience in various fields of litigation.  He has worked on both the plaintiff and defense sides, and has served not only as a lawyer, but also as a mediator, arbitrator, and private facilitator. Richard is an accomplished trial lawyer and has received recognition from […]

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Gene J. Esshaki

Regarded as one of the top mediators and arbitrators in the State of Michigan, Gene Esshaki has been called upon by numerous State and Federal Judges to assist in solving some of their most complex commercial cases. Gene is experienced in resolving disputes between automobile manufacturers, both domestic and foreign, and their suppliers on issues […]

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