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ADR Neutral: William L Weber III

William L Weber III
Tel: 206-622-0494

Focus of Practice

I work for a litigation firm doing mostly insurance defense work. I also have a mediation and arbitration practice.

Legal Experience

I have been practicing for 19 years. I have been a trial attorney in litigation the entire time. The first 4 years I worked at the firm Phillips & Webster and then moved to the Reed McClure firm for two years. I opened the CNA staff counsel office in Seattle and worked there for ten years. I started Weber Mediation in 2014 and joined Cole Wathen Leid Hall in 2015 while continuing work as Weber Mediation.

Court Admissions

WSBA 1999, U.S. Western (2000) and Eastern (2015) Districts for Washington


Michigan State University, B.A. 1989; Michigan State University, J.D. 1998

Professional Associations

WSBA, ADR section

ADR Training

I completed the 40-hour training at the Dispute Resolution Center of King County in June 2014. I have attended several CLEs focused on mediation over the past 5 years. 6/9/14 Mediation Training (37.5); 7/15/14 Cultural Sensitivity in Mediation (1.0); 9/23/14 Early Mediation (1.0); 10/17/14 Serving as an Arbitrator for MAR (3.5); 9/16/15 Drafting Settlement Agreements (2.0); 12/1/16 Ethical Dilemmas in Mediation (2.0); 11/2/17 Negotiating at Mediation (1.0)

ADR Experience

I have served as an arbitrator for the mandatory arbitration program for about 12 years and served more than 50 times. I have been privately selected as a UIM arbitrator or panelist more than 10 times. I have had my own mediation practice through Weber Mediation for the past 4 years and served as a mediator more than 25 times.

ADR Practice Areas

Insurance, Product Liability, Professional Negligence, Torts