PREMi - Professional Resolution Experts of Michigan, LLC

Offices in Detroit, Grand Rapids and Traverse City. Call: 248.312.9420
About Us

What is PREMi?

PREMi is an organization of attorney dispute resolution experts who have numerous years of experience in both conflict resolution processes and subject matter knowledge in many industries and disciplines.

PREMi ADR Spotlight

Oakland County Legal News
July, 2022

By Lisa Taylor

For those attorneys who thrive only when they are enmeshed in the combat of litigation, this article is not for you.

Although I have been an attorney for over 30 years, I became a full-time mediator 14 years ago to focus on settlement instead of litigation1. I am much…

Mediator of the Month

Lisa Taylor
brings three decades of legalexperience and almost twodecades ofalternative dispute resolution experience
to Professional Resolution Experts of Michigan, focusing exclusively on the use of
mediation to resolve domestic disputes since 2008…

PREMi ADR Spotlight

Oakland County Legal News
June, 2022

By Sheldon J. Stark

This is the first in a series of
“From the Field” columns describing mediator techniques you might find useful in your own practice.
I call this issue’s technique “The Value of Closure.”  I learned it from mediator J. Anderson Little, author of the book…

Mediator of the Month

Sheldon J. Stark 
has been offering mediation and arbitration services for approximately 30 years. Shel has been a distinguished and successful trial lawyer, focusing
his practice on employment discrimination, wrongful discharge, police misconduct and commercial litigation. He’s been frequently retained as an expert witness and organized numerous amicus efforts to…

PREMi ADR Spotlight

Oakland County Legal News
June, 2022

 By Robert E. L. Wright, Mediator & Arbitrator

Allowing parties to make their own choices and come to their own decisions regarding the outcome of a dispute is a fundamental tenet of court-annexed mediation. It is the first standard in Michigan’s Standards of Conduct for Mediators (“Standards”) which attests to

Mediator of the Month

Robert “Bob” Wright
is a Michigan ADR pioneer. In 2000, he founded The Peace Talks PLC to serve exclusively as a neutral mediator and arbitrator and is now the Executive Director-Elect for the Professional Resolution Experts of Michigan (PREMi)

Bob may be reached by email to

What WE Do…

Courtroom litigation can be expensive in both dollars and time.
That’s why you need PREMi.

Mediation: For lasting resolutions

Why PREMi? PREMi’s independent mediators have years of experience successfully helping parties settle a wide variety of disputes. Mediation allows the parties to shape their own resolutions, resulting in agreements that last.
What is mediation? A PREMi… 



Arbitration: A Streamlined process to reach a decision

PREMi can customize an arbitration process to your unique case.  We are innate problem solvers with a full range of subject matter expertise, able to focus on the issues and facts in the case and determine the right process. Feel free to call us Today.



Med-arb: An adaptation to conventional arbitration

Med-Arb is a combination of both resolution processes – Mediation and Arbitration.  The parties agree in advance that they will first try to resolve the matter by mediation, and if they are not
successful in resolving the dispute, then
a PREMi… 


Speak to a Dedicated Dispute Resolution Expert

PREMi is prepared to help you find the right ADR professional – the best fit for process and subject matter expertise–to meet the unique needs of your dispute.  Contact Executive Director Bill Weber Who will walk you through your options.

Plan a First Meeting

Whether by text, email, phone, video conference, or in person, PREMi will facilitate the first contact among attorneys and parties to help you design a dispute resolution process to fit your particular dispute.  Do you need a facilitator, evaluator, negotiation coach, or an arbitrator?  How many sessions?  Who should attend?  A PREMi professional can help you answer these critical questions and more.

Find the Right Mediator

A legal dispute can be one of the most difficult experiences a person may ever deal with. It is important that your mediator is a “good fit” for all participants and that the mediator is effective in resolving the dispute. 

PREMi Video Conference Now Available

The Michigan Supreme Court has temporarily adjourned all civil and family law cases.  The federal court dockets have likewise slowed down considerably.  PREMi offers litigants and their attorneys who nevertheless wish to resolve their cases now video conferencing options through Zoom and similar platforms. These platforms provide a safe, speedy, economical, and confidential environment for dispute resolution.