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JACK ATKINS
 
EDWARD BELBUSTi
 
RENEE DEAN
 

Jack Atkins has a unique combination of education and work experience in both the legal and construction fields. Jack currently practices law in Crossville, Tennessee. The great majority of cases he handles relate to construction issues. From 1990 to 2008, Jack was a licensed general contractor and built over 200 residential projects in that time period. In addition, he developed three residential communities with over 130 home sites.

Edward Belbusti is an architect and owner’s representative with over 26 years of experience in all aspects of the construction industry. He is also a Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 31 listed civil mediator. He is an expert on the AIA Standard Contract forms and has extensively modified them for a major Nashville institution.

Renee W. Dean is a retired municipal judge and a  Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 31 cross-trained civil and family law mediator.  She has over twenty years experience in commercial and residential construction, renovation and property management.  Ms. Dean is also a financial analyst who specializes in healthcare reimbursement.

 

M,A,D,E M,A,D,E M,E
Crossville Nashville Mt Carmel
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MELISSA OSBURN
 
LEIGH ANN ROBERTS
 
GAIL SOUTHWELL

Melissa Osburn a licensed interior designer and home inspector in the State of Tennessee with twenty years experience in commercial and residential design and construction. Background includes contract and budget development, drawings and specifications, inspection services, master planning, procurement with installation, and project management within retail, hospitality, office, single and multifamily, government and university projects.

Leigh Ann Roberts, attorney, business owner, mediator and arbitrator of complex commercial disputes, has years of experience providing quality services to business owners, corporations, governmental agencies and nonprofits. An excellent resource for your conflict resolution needs, Leigh Ann is well versed in construction industry issues including safety, employment, contract, collection, regulatory and other commercial issues.

Gail Southwell, PhD, mediator, arbitrator with over 30 years specializing in building sustainable agreements including leading several union labor negotiations to successful implementation. Gail’s labor dispute expertise coupled with her ADR background and training makes Gail the right person to handle construction-labor disputes and can serve as a special member for a major construction project.

M,A,D,E M,A,D,E M,A,D,E
Franklin Brentwood Thompson station
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MAXWELL WILLIAMS

Max Williams has been a corporate general counsel for major companies in both the public and private sectors. He is an AV lawyer and an experienced construction arbitrator. He is certified by OHSA in Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response and is a court-certified mediator in Florida and Tennessee.

M,A,D,E
Germantown
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