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Marty Van Tassel, Mediator & Arbitrator, Birmingham, Alabama.

Marty Van Tassel

Upchurch Watson White & Max
2000A SouthBridge Parkway, #400
Birmingham, AL 35209
Tel: (888) 435-9033
Fax: (888) 435-9033
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Recognized to Alabama Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration
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  • Practice Commenced1995
  • # of MEDS (as of 18/5/24)4000
  • # of ARBS (as of 18/5/24) 
Current Practice
Online / In-Person


Marty became a mediator in 1996. He started practicing mediation full-time in 1999, covering a wide variety of complex and multi-party cases. His extensive trial experience, together with his extensive experience as a mediator, give him the ability to work with all parties to achieve a satisfactory resolution for all concerned. Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, named George (Marty) Van Tassel as the “Birmingham Best Lawyers Alternative Dispute Resolution Lawyer of the Year” for 2011 and 2012.

Case Experience

  • Appellate
  • Commercial/Business
  • Construction
  • Contract Disputes
  • Insurance
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Negligence
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Wrongful Death


  • University of Alabama School of Law JD, 1972
  • University of Alabama BS, 1969

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Birmingham Magazine, Top Attorney, Alternative Dispute Resolution, 2009
  • Birmingham Business Journal's Best of the Bar, 2005-06
  • Recipient of the highest rating attainable by Martindale-Hubbell, a reflection of having achieved preeminent status in the areas of professional skill and integrity
  • Alabama Super Lawyers, Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Best Lawyers in America, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Mediation

Rates Information

Please contact Marty's assistant Sherrie Townes at 205-933-9033 or for rate information.

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