The Missouri Bar 2012 Solo and Small Firm Conference

Robert Litz

Robert D. Litz
U.S. Arbitration & Mediation
St. Louis


Accomplishments: Mr. Litz is the Senior Vice President and Director of Arbitration of U.S. Arbitration & Mediation in St. Louis and an experienced civil trial lawyer, arbitrator and mediator. The majority of his practice has been concentrated in commercial lending and collections, lender liability and bankruptcy proceedings. Mr. Litz is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Washington University teaching arbitration and mediation courses and has authored publications in numerous periodicals, including the Missouri Bar Journal, the Missouri Business Law Quarterly, and the Missouri Bar “Litigation Settlements” deskbook ADR chapter. He has served on the faculty for various ADR training programs and seminars, including the Practicing Law Institute (New York, NY), University of Missouri-Kansas City, the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Washington University, The Missouri Bar and ADR Super Conferences (Washington D.C. and New York, NY). He is admitted to the Missouri Bar (1981); U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri (1981); 8th Circuit Court of Appeals (1981); and 11th Circuit Court of Appeals (1989).
Education: American College of E-Neutrals Electronic Discovery E-Neutral Training (2011); Washington University Civil Mediator Training (2005); USA&M Advanced Mediator Training (2005, 2011); NASD Arbitrator Training (2005); AAA Annual Arbitrator Updates (2002-2005); AAA Arbitrator II Training (2002); AAA Commercial Arbitrator Training (1999); AAA Arbitrator and Mediator Training (1993); J.D., University of Missouri- Kansas City (1981); B.A., Drake University, with honors (1979).
Affiliations: American Bar Association (Alternative Dispute Resolution Section); The Missouri Bar (Commercial Law Committee-Former Vice Chairman, Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee- Chair 2003-2006); Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee- Chair 1997-2003, Business Law Section); American College of E-Neutrals (Fellow).