Since 1995, John Van Winkle and Bill Baten have successfully mediated and arbitrated thousands of complex matters in the Midwest and across the country. Across a wide spectrum of subject matters, John and Bill continue to be the "go to" mediators for parties who demand a comprehensive, merits-based, and never-say-die approach to resolving their disputes. As arbitrators, they have developed a reputation for efficiency and fair-mindedness, and will never be accused of simply "splitting the baby". Contact them today to resolve your toughest disputes.

Practice Areas

During the past 3 decades, Van Winkle Baten has resolved complex disputes in virtually every area of the law. The firm's comprehensive approach to resolving matters translates across subject matter lines, allowing us to develop vast experience resolving most any type of matter that could be litigated in civil court. In particular, the firm has resolved hundreds (if not thousands) of matters in the following subject areas:

  • Commercial
  • Products Liability
  • Personal Injury
  • Healthcare
  • Construction
  • Energy
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Securities
  • Employment
  • Malpractice
  • Class Actions
  • Franchise
  • Civil Rights
  • Wrongful Death
  • Dissolutions
  • and MORE

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