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Michelle T. Langan, Mediator & Arbitrator, Tucson, Arizona.

Michelle T. Langan

Langan Mediation Law Firm, L.L.C.
9652 E. Waters Edge Place
Tucson, AZ 85749
Tel: (520) 760-8663
Fax: (520) 760-9667
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Recognized to Arizona Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration Other ADR Services: ADR Training/CME, Discovery Referee, Early Neutral Evaluation, Insurance Umpire, Med-Arb, Mini-Trial Judge, Special Master
Video Conferencing
  • Practice Commenced1993
  • # of MEDS (as of 22/3/23)3825
  • # of ARBS (as of 22/3/23) 
Current Practice
Online / In-Person
  • YUMA


Michelle T. Langan exclusively practices in the area of mediation and arbitration. As of October 12, 2022, she maintains a settlement rate of 97.99% in the more than 4,231 cases she has handled. The total amount settled exceeds $1,849,785,440. The results of the 85 cases not settled are as follows:

42 cases were defense verdicts at trial or were judicially dismissed.

18 cases were Plaintiff trial verdicts for less than offered at mediation.

25 cases were Plaintiff trial verdicts for greater than offered at mediation.

The cases she has settled include personal injury, wrongful death, professional malpractice, insurance bad faith, wrongful termination, employment, civil rights, premises liability, products liability, insurance coverage, disability insurance, toxic torts, commercial disputes, commercial real estate and construction defect matters.

Ms. Langan has served as a Judge Pro-Tempore for the Pima County Superior Court.  She is a Charter member of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals since inception in Arizona. In addition to her work in Alternative Dispute resolution, Ms. Langan has been a civil litigator since 1991 with considerable experience in court, arbitration and jury trials. She has served on the Federal Magistrate Merit Selection Commission and she has been recognized as Attorney of the Year for Law-Related Education by the Arizona State Bar for her dedication to community service. She is a featured speaker at numerous seminars on Alternative Dispute Resolution throughout the country each year. She received her J.D. from the University of Arizona College of Law in 1990.

Case Experience

  • ADA Disability
  • Appellate
  • Aviation
  • Banking & Finance
  • Business Dissolution
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial/Business
  • Community Associations
  • Condominiums
  • Construction
  • Contract Disputes
  • Education
  • EEOC
  • Elder Abuse
  • Employment
  • Environmental
  • Family Businesses
  • Franchise
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Lemon Law
  • Libel & Slander
  • Local Govt./Municipalities
  • Medical Devices
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Nursing Homes
  • Partnerships
  • Personal Injury
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Police
  • Postal
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Fees
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Real Estate
  • Religious Institutions
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Torts
  • Wage & Hour/FMLA
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Wrongful Death


  • University of Arizona College of Law/JD -- December 1990
  • University of Arizona & University of London/BA -- May 1988

Memberships & Affiliations

  • State Bar of Arizona: ADR Section Secretary, 2001-2002 Term
  • YWCA Leadership Program - Thorton F. Bradshaw 1998 Fellow in the Humanities at Claremont Graduate University
  • Arizona College of Trial Advocacy Graduate, August 1994
  • United States Arbitration & Mediation Panelist, June 1993
  • United States Arbitration and Mediation Panel Member
  • Pima County Settlement Master Judge Pro Tem
  • Pima County Bar Association
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • Arizona Women Lawyers Association
  • Association of Conflict Resolution
  • National Academy of Distinguished Nuetrals

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