ABOUT

BIOGRAPHY

Brice was the first attorney in Arizona with a full-time Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) practice.  He pioneered ADR in Arizona, Nevada, and New Mexico. Mr. Buehler has conducted more than 2,500 mediations and arbitrations.


Raised in Kansas, Mr. Buehler moved to Arizona in 1970 and has a variety of legal experiences that led him to the decision to arbitrate and mediate. His reputation as a problem solver is excellent.


Mr. Buehler enjoys painting and attended Chouinard Art Institute in Los Angeles, California in 1967. He continues to paint. He also wrote a non-fiction book entitled "The Life and Times of Waymond Small" which is the story of a trial he had in front of Justice Sandra Day O'Connor. He enjoys fishing, loves airplanes and he's traveled the Grand Canyon on a river raft more than once. Books are a hobby of his. His passion in life is helping others.

EXPERIENCE

Mr. Buehler’s mediation experience dates back to 1987.  He has mediated more than 2,500 cases in Arizona, Nevada and New Mexico.  Our clientele ranges from multi-million dollar corporations to individual disagreements. Mr. Buehler’s objective is to bring all parties to the table and resolve the problem.


EDUCATION

  • Washburn Law School, Topeka, Kansas (Juris Doctor, 1969)

MEMBERSHIP & AFFILIATIONS

  • National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • Arizona Bar Association
  • Maricopa County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Arizona Trial Lawyers Association
  • Nevada Trial Lawyers Association
  • Arizona State Bar Association Task Force on Persons with Disabilities in the Legal Profession (2001-present)
  • Nevada Supreme Court Appellate Settlement Conference Judge (1997-present)
  • Arizona State Bar Professionalism Steering Committee (2000-2001)
  • Faculty Member Arizona Judges ADR Training Workshop (1994-1998)
  • Arizona Supreme Court ADR Committee (1991-1994)
  •  Chair of Arizona State Bar ADR Committee (1991-1992)
  • Chair of Arizona State Bar ADR Section (1990-1991)

OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Arizona State University Facilitator in Advanced Mediation Process (2016) 
  • Southwest Director of JAMS/Endispute, Inc. (1995-1996)
  • President of United States Arbitration and Mediation of Arizona, Nevada, and New Mexico, Inc.  (1986-1995) 
  • Private practice, civil and criminal law (1973-1986) 
  • Maricopa County Public Defender’s Office (1971-1973) 
  • Maricopa County Attorney’s Office (1970-1971) 
  • Legal Advisor to the Director of the Arizona State Hospital (1970) 
  • Shawnee County (Topeka, Kansas) Deputy County Attorney (1969-1970)

COURT ADMISSIONS

  • United States Supreme Court (1972)
  • Ninth Circuit Federal District Court (1972)
  • Arizona Federal District Court (1970)
  • Kansas Federal District Court (1969)

Featured in "Arizona Attorney" Magazine

Mr. Buehler's article “A Mediator’s Musings” was featured in the Arizona Attorney Magazine where he recounts tales from his experience as an arbitrator and mediator.

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