Mediators

Michael J. Patton

Michael J. Patton

Rodney E. Loomer

Rodney E. Loomer

Michael J. Patton and Rodney E. Loomer bring nearly 85 years of combined legal experience to their ADR practice, having spent the majority of those years trying cases on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants in Missouri and a host of other states, including the U.S. Virgin Islands.  As neutrals, collectively Mr. Loomer and Mr. Patton have mediated well over 500 state and federal cases, involving a diverse range of disputes and issues, including cases involving:

  • Auto liability
  • Commercial disputes
  • Professional liability
  • Catastrophic injuries
  • Probate and estate disputes
  • School liability
  • Breach of contract
  • Debtor-creditor claims
  • Disputes between law firms
  • Industrial accidents
  • Product liability
  • “Bad faith” and extra-contractual claims
  • Boating and marine liability
  • Medical negligence/malpractice
  • Farm liability

Mr. Patton is on the List of Approved Mediators, Civil Practice, 30th Judicial District of Missouri.  He has mediated numerous cases pending in the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri. In 2019 he became a member of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals. 

Mr. Loomer is on the list of Approved Mediators, Civil Practice, 30th Judicial District of Missouri and is on the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri’s list of outside mediators.