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MEMBER PROFILE: Dominic (Dee) Carestia

Montana mediator Dee Carestia
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Dominic (Dee) Carestia
Attorney - Mediator
P.O. Box 104
Wise River, MT 59762

Tel: (406) 832-3317
Fax: n/a
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Calendar Last Updated: 5 Dec 18


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ADR Services:
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Dominic (Dee) Carestia has experience in the following areas of Civil Law:
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Biographical Notes:

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Dominic "Dee" Carestia has been mediating civil and commercial cases since 1996, settling over 3000 disputes over that time.

Dee graduated from the University of Montana Law School in 1980 and servedd as a federal law clerk to the Honorable W. D. Murray in Butte, Montana prior to earning his Masters Degree from the Wharton School of Businesss at the University of Pennsylvania. He has been involved in litigation ever sence, empasizing economic loss and damages,settlement negotiations and serving as founding partner int he law firm of Buxbaum and Carestia specializing in personal injury and medical malpractice.


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  • Graduate, Attorney-Mediators Institute, Houston, Texas, 1996
    - Basic Mediation Training, May, 1996
    - Advanced Mediation Training, June, 1996
    - Advanced Mediation Training, June, 1997
  • Master of Arts in Managerial Science and Applied Economics, Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania, 1983
  • Juris Doctorate, University of Montana Law School, June, 1980
  • CPCU Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter, American Institute for Property and Liability Underwriters, Malvern, Pennsylvania, 1978
  • CLU Chartered Life Underwriter, American College of Life Underwriters, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, 1977


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Memberships & Affiliations:

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American Bar Association


Rates: $245/hour for preparation and in-person mediation/arbitration conferences (no charge for travel time or travel expenses). $195/hour for telephone mediation conferences. $165/hour for small case mediation. Pro Bono mediations considered under appropriate circumstances.
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