J Michael Bernstein



Counselor, Attorney at Law, Mediator, Senior Lecturer

First Name

J. Michael

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J Michael Bernstein

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2283 Girard Lane East





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Practice Description

All areas of conflict with concentration on business, family, community, personal conflict management.


Graduate Ohio Northern University (B.A., J.D); currently a Sr. Lecturer, Raj Soin College of Business (teach alternate dispute resolution) (former Assistant Dean); retired Magistrate-Judge, U. S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio; Retired Magistrate, Mercer County, Ohio Common Pleas Court; served as member 0f the steering committee for the Ohio Civil Rights Hall of Fame; private practice of law; former township trustee; certified Ohio Firefighter I, EMT, Hazardous Material Technician. As magistrate for Mercer County Court of Common Pleas received $250,000 grant from Supreme Court of Ohio to establish mediation program and training for mediators in Mercer County, Ohio.

Education / Training

Certified Mediator (graduate of mediation training: National Judicial College, numerous courses offered by the Ohio Supreme Court and Ohio Bar Association); licensed to practice Law: Ohio Supreme Court (0023669), Supreme Court of the United States, 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, Northern District Court of Ohio); Past Vice Chair, Ohio Judicial College; Past President, Secretary and board Member, Ohio Association of Magistrates; considerable experience in dispute resolution practice and training.

Professional Association Memberships

Ohio Bar Association; Ohio Association of Magistrates (Honorary Life Member); Miami County Bar Association; Ohio Mediation Association