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Robert L. Arrington, Mediator, Kingsport, Tennessee.

Robert L. Arrington

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Wilson Worley Moore Gamble & Stout PC
2021 Meadowview Lane
Kingsport, TN 37660
Tel: (423) 723-0402
Cell: (423) 534-4249
Fax: (423) 723-0429
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Recognized to Tennessee Chapter for Mediation

Regularly travels out of state to: Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Virginia

Other ADR Services: ADR Training/CME, Court-Appointed Neutral (Special Master), Early Neutral Evaluation, Fact Finding
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  • Practice Commenced2000
  • # of MEDS (as of 23/7/24)250
  • # of ARBS (as of 23/7/24)350
Current Practice
Online / In-Person


Bob Arrington's practice has included employment law and litigation, commercial litigation, including bankruptcy (creditor practice only), probate litigation, arbitration, and mediation.  he presently concentrates in arbitration and mediation. Arrington is a member of the American Arbitration Association's Rosters of Neutrals for arbitration and mediation of commercial and employment disputes, class-actions, and for non binding arbitration. He has been named as a panel member of the Banking, Accounting and Financial Services, Employment and Tennessee Distinguished Panels of Neutrals with the International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution (CPR). He has been approved as a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Dispute Resolution Arbitrator. He is listed with the Tennessee Supreme Court's Commission on Alternative Dispute Resolution as a Rule 31 General Civil Mediator. He is also a member of the panel of court approved arbitrators and mediators for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee. Mr. Arrington is AV-rated in Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating awarded by this most widely-used directory of lawyers.He is a member of the executive council of the dispute resolution section of the Tennessee Bar Association, and has twice served as section chair.

He chairs the firm's section on alternative dispute resolution and is a member of the employment and commercial litigation practice groups.

Case Experience

  • ADA Disability
  • Banking & Finance
  • Bankruptcy/Creditors
  • Business Dissolution
  • Civil Rights
  • Commercial/Business
  • Construction
  • Consumer Fraud
  • Contract Disputes
  • Debt Collections
  • Discrimination
  • EEOC
  • Employment
  • Environmental
  • Family Businesses
  • Insurance
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Local Govt./Municipalities
  • Partnerships
  • Probate
  • Real Estate
  • Securities
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Title Disputes
  • Trusts / Estates


  • JD, University of North Carolina School of Law, Chapel Hill, 1975
  • BA in Journalism (Honors in Writing), University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1972
  • Mediation training from Private Dispute Resolution Services, LLC, NADN, and seminars offered by the Tennessee Bar Association
  • Arbitration training, including training in remote hearings, from the American Arbitration Association, FINRA, and the CPR Institute
  • Numerous continuing professional education courses

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Bar Association, member (sections on Labor & Employment, Litigation, and Alternative Dispute Resolution)
  • Tennessee Bar Association, member (sections on Bankruptcy, Dispute Resolution, Litigation and Employment)
  • Kingsport Bar Association, member (past president)
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Tennessee Association of Professional Mediators

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