Stephen P. Calardo, J.D.
Mediation Experience & Training

Mediator of thousands of Civil Disputes (1998-present): employment, tort, insurance, securities, construction, commercial, business, environmental, wrongful death, professional liability, contracts, civil rights, class actions, partnership dissolution, subrogation, and other civil disputes

Mediator, FINRA; United States Postal Service REDRESS Program; National Center for Environmental Conflict Resolution; ADR Associates National Panel; Resolute Mediation National Panel

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); Cincinnati Bar Association Mediation Workshops; Numerous mediation lectures and seminars

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 Assoc. ADR Committee; Ohio State Bar Assoc. ADR Committee; Ohio Mediation Assoc.; Past Chair, Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas Settlement Week Subcommittee; Trustee, Cincinnati Bar Assoc.

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

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

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

Former Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for Hamilton County, Ohio

University of Cincinnati College of Law, J. D. 1981; University of Cincinnati, B.A., magna cum laude, Political Science