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Thomas S. Bechtel, Mediator, Atlanta, Georgia.

Thomas S. Bechtel

Miles Mediation & Arbitration Services, LLC.
115 Perimeter Center Place, Ste. 1100
Atlanta, GA 30346
Tel: 888-305-3553
Fax: (404) 389-0831
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Recognized to Georgia Chapter for Mediation Other ADR Services: Discovery Referee, Early Neutral Evaluation, Facilitation & Systems Design, Med-Arb
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  • Practice Commenced2011
  • # of MEDS (as of 14/7/24)500
  • # of ARBS (as of 14/7/24)10
Current Practice
Online / In-Person


Mr. Bechtel was admitted to the State Bar of Georgia and joined Crim & Bassler, L.L.P. in 1988 following his graduation from Mercer.    Mr. Bechtel is an AV rated attorney who has focused his practice in the areas of insurance and tort defense, personal injury and general civil litigation.  As a partner with the firm Mr. Bechtel has tried over one hundred fifty (175) cases as lead counsel throughout the state of Georgia.   Nearly 28 years of litigation/trial experience has helped him successfully transition into the mediation arena.   In 2011 Mr. Bechtel joined Miles Mediation & Arbitration Services, LLC and since that time has mediated/arbitrated hundreds of disputes.   Mr. Bechtel is married and the proud parent of one daughter.      


Case Experience

  • Appellate
  • Insurance
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Homes
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Torts
  • Wrongful Death


Mr. Bechtel graduated from Macon Junior College in 1983 and obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Georgia in 1985. Mr. Bechtel earned his law degree from the Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University in 1988.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • Cobb County Bar Association
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Georgia Defense Lawyers Association
  • Miles Mediation & Arbitration Services, LLC 


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