Stephen P. Calardo, J.D.
Mediation Experience & Training
Mediator of Civil Disputes (1991 - present): tort, insurance, commercial, business, employment, construction, securities, environmental, wrongful death, professional liability, civil rights, allocation of damages, UM/UIM claims, contract, class actions, subrogation, and other civil disputes.

Creator and Author, Cincinnati Bar Association Pre-Suit Mediation Program

Court-appointed Mediator, United States District Court for Southern District of Ohio

Court Mediator, Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas Mediation Service

Teaching Facilitator, Harvard Law School Mediation Workshop (1998)

Mediation training: Harvard Law School; Ohio Supreme Court Commission on Dispute Resolution and Conflict Management; Advanced Mediation Training, REDRESS Program; Collaborative Law Center Training; Mediation of Insurance Disputes, Capital Univ. Law School; Facilitation/Consensus Building, ARIA Group

Past Chair, Cincinnati Bar Association Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee

Mediator/Arbitrator,  Financial Industry Regulatory Authority ("FINRA") (formerly the National Association of Securities Dealers & New York Stock Exchange Dispute Resolution)

Mediator, United States Postal Service REDRESS Program; U.S. Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution; ADR National Panel; Resolute Mediation National Panel

Ohio State Bar Association Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee; Ohio Mediation Association; Past Chairman, Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas Settlement Week Subcommittee; Trustee, Cincinnati Bar Association; Trustee, Collaborative Law Center

Lecturer and Teaching Facilitator, Cincinnati Bar Association Mediation Workshop

Legal/Arbitration Experience
Arbitrator of Civil Disputes (1981-present): employment, tort, insurance, commercial, business, construction, securities, professional liability, environmental, contract, and other civil disputes

Chairman, Arbitration Panel for Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas

Trial attorney : civil & commercial litigation, environmental law, personal injury, product liability, and class actions; mediation and negotiation. Class Action Claims Adiministrator. AV rated.

Hearing Officer, General Health District of Hamilton County, Ohio

Former Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for Hamilton County, Ohio

Education
University of Cincinnati College of Law, J. D.; University of Cincinnati, B.A., magna cum laude, Political Science