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Arthur Hanes, Mediator & Arbitrator, Birmingham, Alabama.

Arthur Hanes

Upchurch Watson White & Max
2000A SouthBridge Parkway
Suite 400
Birmingham, AL 35209
Tel: (205) 933-9033
Fax: (205) 871-2808
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Recognized to Alabama Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration Other ADR Services: Court-Appointed Neutral (Special Master)
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Art served as Circuit Judge, Civil Division for the 10th Judicial Circuit of Alabama from 1984 until his retirement in 2002, when he launched his ADR practice, specializing in arbitration, at the law firm of Dominick, Fletcher, Yeilding, Wood & Lloyd of Birmingham. He was selected to the Best Lawyers in America in the area of ADR and continues to speak and teach on mediation and various legal subjects.

Case Experience

  • Commercial/Business
  • Construction
  • Contract Disputes
  • Insurance
  • Libel & Slander
  • Nursing Homes
  • Partnerships
  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death


  • Princeton University, AB 1964- Class officer; AII-ECAC Sprint Football
  • University of Alabama, JD 1967-Farrah Order/Order of Coif; Comment editor, Alabama Law Review
  • National Judicial College, Four Week General Jurisdiction Trial course
  • National Judicial College, Forty Hour Civil Mediation Course
  • Alabama Center For Dispute Resolution, Appellate Mediation Course
  • Alabama Center For Dispute Resolution, Advanced Appellate Mediation Course
  • American Arbitration Association, Arbitrator I Course

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Panel of Neutrals, United States District Court, Northern District of Alabama
  • Member American Arbitration Association Panel of Neutrals
  • Member Alabama State Court Arbitrator Roster
  • Member Alabama State Court Appellate Mediator Roster
  • Member, Alabama Academy of Attorney Mediators

Rates Information

Please call Sherrie Townes at Upchurch Watson for details - (205) 933-9033.  

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