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David T. Hamilton, Esq., Joins JAMS in St. Louis

David T. Hamilton, Esq., Joins JAMS in St. Louis

Experienced litigator joins JAMS as arbitrator, mediator and special master/referee

New Panelist Announcement

St. Louis – JAMS, the largest private provider of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services worldwide, is pleased to announce the addition of David T. Hamilton, Esq., to its panel. Mr. Hamilton joins JAMS bringing more than 40 years of comprehensive client counseling and representation experience. He has served clients in the commercial, government, nonprofit and personal/private sectors, providing them with strategic business counsel, litigation advice, first chair representation at trial and in dispute resolution, commercial contracting and risk management.

Based in the St. Louis Resolution Center, Mr. Hamilton will serve as an arbitrator, mediator and special master/referee handling business and commercial, construction, banking, personal injury and torts, real property, construction defect, employment and estate/probate/trust disputes. He is available to conduct sessions in person, as well as virtually for attorneys and their clients across the country.

Known as an insightful advisor who easily builds strong client relationships, Mr. Hamilton has a deep understanding of and appreciation for the ADR process. He’s demonstrated his commitment to resolving even the most complex of matters, and his skills and experience will serve him well as he begins this new chapter as a neutral at JAMS.

-  Chris Poole, JAMS CEO

Mr. Hamilton has decades of proven ability in commercial and civil litigation, business and strategic advice, government and administrative law practice, as well as eminent domain and property condemnation. His years of being on the various sides of different transactions, litigation matters and non-litigation disputes provide perspective and wisdom that enable him to guide dispute resolution in a practical manner. Mr. Hamilton is experienced in mediation, both as a party representing plaintiffs and defendants and as the mediator. His mediation practice has focused primarily on commercial dispute resolution, lender liability and financial services claims, as well as real estate, probate and employment law disputes.

I value the trust of my clients. I believe to build and sustain trust, all relationships must encourage transparency, candor, tolerance, respect, receptivity to diverse points of view and equitable treatment.

- David T. Hamilton, Esq.

He received his B.A. from University of Missouri and his J.D. from the University of Missouri – Columbia School of Law.

About JAMS – Local Solutions. Global Reach.

Founded in 1979, JAMS is the largest private provider of alternative dispute resolution services worldwide. JAMS successfully resolves and manages business and legal disputes by providing efficient, cost-effective and impartial ways to overcome barriers at any stage of conflict. JAMS offers customized in-person, virtual and hybrid resolution services locally and globally through a combination of industry-specific experience, first-class client service, the latest technology and highly trained mediators and arbitrators.

With a roster of over 400 neutrals and 29 locations, JAMS resolves thousands of the world’s important cases every year. JAMS neutrals are adept at managing the resolution process whether they are conducting in-person, virtual or hybrid hearings.

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David T. Hamilton, Esq.
  • Banking
  • Business Commercial
  • Construction
  • Construction Defect
  • Employment Law
  • Estate Probate Trusts
  • Governmental & Public Agency
  • Personal Injury
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Property

Media Contact

For further information, please contact:

Kristine Snyder

JAMS Director, Public Relations & Content 

+1 949-224-4614 (Direct Dial)

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