Thomas R. Juneau, Sr., a partner at Perry Dampf Dispute Solutions, is a full-time mediator. He has served as mediator in over 2,000 disputes in various states, including Louisiana, California, Texas, and New York, ranging from basic, two-party casualty matters to complex, multi-party class action lawsuits. The vast majority of his mediations result in a settlement, and he is creative, energetic, and tireless in his approach to getting cases resolved.
Mr. Juneau has nearly thirty years of legal experience. An active trial attorney for the first twenty years of his practice as a shareholder with Juneau David, APLC, he gained extensive experience in a wide variety of serious personal injury and wrongful death cases, including class actions, first-party claims, general casualty, insurance coverage, mass torts, premises liability, products liability, professional liability, toxic torts, and trucking litigation. Mr. Juneau represented both plaintiffs and defendants and tried cases in various venues throughout the State of Louisiana. He is admitted to practice law in Louisiana, Texas, and the District of Columbia.
While Mr. Juneau’s full-time mediation practice has focused on serious personal injury and wrongful death cases, he has mediated cases in a wide array of other fields as well – such as business, commercial, and contract disputes. The positive synergy created in his mediations breeds an environment for amicable resolution.
Mr. Juneau completed mediation training at the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine Law School, ranked the top dispute resolution program in the country by U.S. News & World Report. He has also been appointed by various judges to serve as Special Master in complex class action disputes.
Recognized as a leader in the field of Alternative Dispute Resolution, Mr. Juneau has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® in the field of Mediation. He is also an elected Fellow in the American College of Civil Trial Mediators, Academy of Court-Appointed Neutrals (ACAN), and the Louisiana Bar Foundation. He is also an elected Barrister in the College of Master Advocates and Barristers. He has been repeatedly named by Louisiana Life Magazine and St. Charles Avenue Magazine as one of the "Top Attorneys in Louisiana", as well as a "Louisiana Super Lawyer" by Law & Politics. He achieved the highest rating (“A.V.”) by Martindale-Hubbell legal directory in the field of Alternative Dispute Resolution, as evaluated by his peers.
Mr. Juneau was born and reared in Lafayette. He and his wife, Karen, are the proud parents of three adult children: Truley, Thomas, and Mary. He is active in various civic and charitable organizations, including Tiger Athletic Foundation (Board Member), Big Brothers Big Sisters of Acadiana (Emeritus Board Member), Acadiana Tigers (Past President), and United Way of Acadiana (Volunteer Hall of Fame).
If you would like to schedule a mediation with Mr. Juneau, contact Terri Bellard (phone: 337-516-0537; email: email@example.com).
"My mediation with Tommy was by far my best mediation experience in over 30 years of practicing law.”
"Tommy has a gift. A true gift. He is hands-down the best mediator I have ever seen."
"I have participated in mediations throughout the United States, and I have not seen a more effective mediator than you."
“You are a natural born mediator. ...Your persistence and patience paid off. We would not have settled the case without your help.”
“Your personality is perfect for this line of work. You have an ability to bring people together, and your positive demeanor is infectious.”
“Tommy did an outstanding job reaching out to both parties after the initial mediation date proved unsuccessful. This was a difficult case to settle, and Tommy made it happen. Great effort!”
“Tommy did a fine job following-up after the day of mediation to close the deal!”
“Thank you again for the excellent service you provided yesterday. It was a unique and challenging case, and all of us were impressed with your patience and skill.”
“My client and I were very impressed with your creative solution for resolving this case. We were sure that the case was surely headed for trial, but your creative approach helped us to achieve a fair settlement.”