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R. Kreis White, Esq., Mediator, Brentwood, Tennessee.

R. Kreis White, Esq.

White & Rhodes, PC
750 Old Hickory Blvd,
Building Two, Suite 275
Brentwood, TN 37027
Tel: (615) 309-0400
Fax: (615) 309-0404
Website: www.whiterhodes.com
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Recognized to Tennessee Chapter for Mediation Other ADR Services: Early Neutral Evaluation
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  • Practice Commenced: 2006
  • Total Mediations (as of Aug 2021): 500
  • Total Arbitrations (as of Aug 2021): 1
Practice Percentages
  • EASTERN REGION
  • MIDDLE REGION
  • WESTERN REGION

Biographical

One would think that 40 years of practice and a couple hundred jury trials would equip a mediator with the life lessons to foresee strengths and weaknesses in the litigation of others.  I hope that is true.  A goal has been to try a jury trial in every Tennessee county before I stop.  That last pesky dozen or so of the 95 are elusive.  Are two bench trials equal to one jury trial? If so, I’m getting close…

With about half of my work life is devoted to a civil mediation. I enjoy trying to help parties work past the hard, real and emotional barriers that impede settlement of disputes.


Case Experience

  • Appellate
  • Civil Rights
  • EEOC
  • Insurance
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Probate
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Wrongful Death

Education

  • University of Tennessee, Knoxville (B.A., 1978)
  • Vanderbilt University School of Law (J.D., 1981)
    University of Tennessee College of Trial Advocacy (1987)
  • National Institute of Trial Advocacy Master Advocacy Program (1994)

Memberships & Affiliations

Present:

  • National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy
    • Civil Trial Advocate (since 1994)
    • Civil Pretrial Practice Advocate (since 2012) 
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Nashville Bar Association
  • Williamson County Bar Association

Past:

  • Advocate, American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Association of Defense Trial Attorneys
  • Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association
  • National Association of Subrogation Professionals

Rates Information

$270/hour

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