Gregory Thiess

I provide resolution focused mediator services to parties in litigation and non-litigation disputes, to help them achieve mutually agreed settlements.

After 35 years as General Counsel and lead Litigation Counsel for several major companies, and more recently as an Attorney Magistrate for the 86th District Court, I now focus my practice on mediation of civil cases and Elder/Adult Guardianship disputes.

During my in-house practice and as a mediator, I have mediated hundreds of contract, real estate, landlord/tenant, debt collection, labor, employment, product liability, personal injury, elder/adult guardianship and other complex civil cases. As an Attorney Magistrate, I also heard Small Claims cases, and conducted Landlord/Tenant Pretrials for the 86th District Court. I also volunteer as a mediator for Conflict Resolution Services in Traverse City, and Northern Community Mediation in Petoskey, and I am listed as a civil mediator for Michigan’s 13th, 28th, 33rd and 46th Circuit Courts.

I conduct in person and virtual mediations, and mediations using the Michigan Supreme Court’s on-line “MI-Resolve” program. All mediations are conducted under the Michigan Standards of Conduct for Mediators. I am a member of the Michigan and Illinois Bar Associations. I graduated from the University of Detroit-Mercy School of Law, where I serve on the Alumni Board of Directors, and received my bachelor’s degree from DePaul University in Chicago, IL.