National Green Panel


Professional Services & Educational Programs


Home Warranty Arbitration Procedures
Home Inspection Arbitration Procedures
About Mediation

Advantages of Mediation


Co-Mediation &


About Binding Mediation


Mediation Forms & Documents

Med-Arb & Arb-Med  Mediated-Arbitration

State Arbitration Information
New Jersey

New Jersey Home Warranty Arbitration Information

Umpire Services
Insurance Company
Additional Party Addendum
 Umpire Agreement
Umpire Pre-hearing Order


Expert & Witness Service



Fees and Costs


Suggested Standard Contract Language

Suggested Green Contract Language

Dispute Resolution Training


Contact CDRS


Printer Friendly Version


Back to MN State page



Lisa Griebel is a founding partner of Terhaar, Archibald, Pfefferle & Griebel, LLP. She has extensive experience in construction contracts, law and litigation. Her area of expertise includes the representation of construction clients in the resolution of multi-million dollar complex construction disputes, including those involving insurance and related bond issues.

She has represented owners, contractors and design professionals in state, federal and appellate courts, as well as in alternative disputes resolution forums. Her work has included the representation of clients in personal injury claims, including wrongful death, as well as property damage claims.

Her work as an attorney has also included authoring papers and conducting seminars related to construction law, contracts and dispute resolution. She has spoken before a variety of audiences including the Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association, the Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association, the Minnesota Safety Council, American Cancer Society, Minnesota Homes for the Aging, as well as has conducted public continuing education courses and in-house seminars for contractors and design professionals.

Ms. Griebel has received the Martindale-Hubbell “AV” rating, the highest rating members of the bar are given. She has repeatedly achieved “Super Lawyer” status in the area of construction law, as voted by her peers.

She is a trained mediator and arbitrator, and a qualified neutral in accordance with the State of Minnesota General Rules of Practice.


Minnesota, State Courts 1990; Minnesota Federal Court, 1991; Wisconsin State Court , 1996; United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, 2003.


William Mitchell College of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 1990
College of St. Benedict, B.A., magna cum laude, 1983

Qualified Neutral, in accordance with Rule 114, Minnesota General Rules of Practice


American Bar Association, including Forum on the Construction Industry and Litigation Section; Federal Bar Association; Minnesota State Bar Association, including its Construction Section and Labor and Employment Sections; and the Hennepin County Bar Association.