St. Louis Mediation Center, LLC
University of Missouri - Kansas City
1969 - 1972
314 725 3344
Ron Wiesenthal is the owner of the St. Louis Mediation Center. He received a bachelors degree from the University of Texas at Austin in 1969 and his law degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City in 1972. He practiced law for over thirty years, both as a partner in small and medium sized law firms and as a solo practitioner, before forming the St. Louis Mediation Center. In his practice he represented individuals in personal injury, consumer, real estate and probate claims as well as Fortune 500 companies, banks, insurance companies, and smaller businesses in a variety of lawsuits and transactions. His practice consisted of trials and appeals in both state and federal courts. As a plaintiff’s lawyer he has enjoyed jury verdicts as high as ten million dollars and as a defendant’s lawyer enjoyed defense verdicts in cases involving claims for several millions of dollars.
His introduction to mediation came in 1991 with his graduation from the Attorney-Mediators Institute of Dallas. He is also a graduate of the A.A. White Dispute Resolution Institute at the University of Houston. He has attended and completed numerous other courses in mediation. He has mediated more than one thousand cases to a settlement. As a practicing attorney he attended hundreds of mediations both as counsel and special counsel (solely for the mediation) to plaintiffs and defendants.
Ron Wiesenthal is licensed to practice law in Missouri, Texas and several federal district courts as well as the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. He is an approved neutral by the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri as well as the Missouri Supreme Court. From 1982 to 2008 he was Board Certified in Real Estate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Wiesenthal has authored several articles concerning mediation for bar journals and serves as a speaker on mediation for both the Missouri Bar and the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis. He is a former Chair of the Missouri Bar Mediation Committee, the present Chair ofthe Small Business Committee of BAMSL, a member of the Association of Attorney Mediators and the Asssociation of Missouri Mediators.