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PREMi  is an organization of dispute resolution experts who have numerous years experience in the various dispute resolution techniques.

Lisa W. Timmons

Lisa is a highly qualified and experienced arbitrator and mediator of labor and employment, commercial, general civil, probate, domestic relations, and real estate cases. She also offers pro bono mediation to resolve §1983 cases for the U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Michigan, and discovery motions on the general civil and business court dockets in Oakland County Circuit Court.

Lisa earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Michigan State University, a Master of Arts in Dispute Resolution from Wayne State University, a Juris Doctor from Detroit Mercy Law, and is a Michigan licensed real estate broker. She was named an Up-and-Coming Lawyer in 2021 by Michigan Lawyers Weekly and received an ADR Hero Award in 2022 from the State Bar of Michigan’s ADR Section. Lisa is also the Executive Director of the Mediation Tribunal Association (MTA), the largest provider of court-mandated alternative dispute resolution services in Michigan.

Lisa is a member of several other professional associations and enjoys doing pro bono work to promote the diversification of the legal community. We are looking forward to having Lisa’s expertise and leadership in our organization. Please join us in welcoming Lisa to PREMi and congratulate her on this achievement.

  • Arbitrator and Mediator
  • Labor & Employment
  • Probate
  • Domestic Relations
  • Real Estate Cases
  • Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Michigan State University
  • Master of Arts in Dispute Resolution from Wayne State University
  • Juris Doctor from Detroit Mercy Law
  • General Civil Mediation 
  • Domestic Relations Mediation
  • Labor Arbitration, FMCS
  • Arbitration, AAA and FINRA
  • Transformative Mediation, USPS
  • ICLE,  Probate & Estate Planning Certificate
  •  ICLE,  Custody, Parenting Time, and Support
     Through Judgment Certificate
  • ICLE, Family Law Certificate
  • To be added here
  • Michigan
  • State Bar of Michigan

  • US District Court, Eastern Michigan

  • Detroit Bar, Board of Directors 

  • ADR Section, State Bar of Michigan,
    ADR Council

  • LERA, National and Local Chapters

  • Wolverine Bar Association

  • Black Women Lawyers Association of Michigan

  • Women Lawyers Association of Michigan

  • Wayne County Probate Bar Associatio

  • American Bar Association

  • Oakland County Bar Association

  • Federal Bar Association, Eastern MI District

  • ArbitralWomen


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PREMi is a unique association of lawyer ADR professionals with unparalleled expertise in ADR processes, the substantive disciplines that underlay disputes, and the state and federal courts that hear them.  Our mediator/arbitrators are diverse in every respect: dispute resolution styles, legal and educational backgrounds,
race, gender, and geography.