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MEMBER PROFILE: John A. Nahra

 
Iowa mediator John  Nahra
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John A. Nahra
Mediation/Arbitration Services
6204 Emery Court
Bettendorf, IA 52722

Tel: (563) 355-5031
Fax: (563) 505-0967 (Cell)
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ONLINE APPOINTMENT SCHEDULING



Calendar Last Updated: 13 Dec 17

 

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ADR SERVICES

 
ADR Services:
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CASE EXPERIENCE

 
John A. Nahra has experience in the following areas of Civil Law:
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PROFESSIONAL INFORMATION

Biographical Notes:

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In January 2007, I began the private practice of mediation and arbitration. Cases have involved personal injury, medical malpractice, legal malpractice, employment, engineering, construction, probate, real estate, contract, municipal ordinance and rezoning, subrogation, Security and Exchange Commission claims, and domestic issues. Many of these matters involved complex issues and multiple parties. In excess of 95% of those cases mediated the parties resolved their disputes.

In my capacity as Judge of the Seventh Judicial District of Iowa, I conducted in excess of one thousand Family & Domestic Law settlement conferences and hundreds of Civil Law Case (tort, contract and miscellaneous) settlement conferences with a success rate of 90% or more. This includes the successful settlement of not only single-party cases, but complex multi-party cases involving insurance coverage, medical malpractice, construction projects and fire damage. A career highlight was my accomplishment in organizing and conducting a state-wide settlement conference for all asbestos-related litigation in Iowa, both state and federal courts. This was a multi-day conference resulting in the settlement of thousands of claims.

Education:

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  • Creighton University School of Law, Omaha, Nebraska, May 1978, Juris Doctor.
  • DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois, May 1975, B.A. Political Science, magna cum laude.

Languages

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English

Memberships & Affiliations:

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  • National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals
  • American Academy of ADR Attorneys - Board Certified Mediator.  Note - The Supreme Court of Iowa does not certify lawyers as specialists in the practice of law and this certification is not a requirement to practice law in the State of Iowa. (2008-Present Member Board of Directors; 2014-2015 Vice President; 2015-2016 President)
  • Iowa State Bar Association
  • Iowa Judges Association (2003-2004 Member of Board of Directors; 2002-2003 President)
  • American Bar Association
  • Scott County Bar Association


RATES & PAYMENT INFORMATION

Rates: Hourly rates are $275.00 per hour for preparation and sessions. Travel time is billed at one half the hourly rate or $137.50 per hour. Mileage, airline fees and hotel costs may apply.
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