Linda M. Foster-Wells

Linda M. Foster-Wells is a principal at the Keller Thoma Law Firm where her practice focuses on labor arbitration and defense litigation in the areas of civil rights, labor and employment law. In addition, she serves as an arbitrator in the panels of the National Arbitration Forum and the NASD for the securities industry. Mrs. Foster-Wells also serves as a Case Evaluator for Wayne County and is listed as a Mediator with Wayne, Oakland and Macomb County Circuit Courts for referral to private parties involved in civil litigation. She earned her law degree from the University of Michigan Law School and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Wayne State University and a Masters of Science in Industrial Psychology from St. Frances College.

 

 

Legal training and expertise:

  • General Civil Case Mediator Training and Certification, 2001
  • Institute of Continuing Legal Education Advanced Mediation and Advocacy Skills Training, 2004, ABA Center for Continuing Legal Education
  • Post Judgment Parenting Time Mediation Training, 2004 State Court Administrative Office and Community Dispute Resolution Program
  • Mediating and Arbitrating Healthcare and Insurance Disputes, 2006, Capital University Law School
  • USPS Redress Mediation Training, 2006, National Bar Association
  • Arbitration for the Securities Industries, 2007, NASD

Bar Admissions:

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • United States Court of Appeals - Sixth Circuit
  • United States District Court - Eastern District of Michigan
  • United States District Court - Western District of Michigan

Professional Memberships:

  • State Bar of Michigan - Labor Section - Litigation Section - Alternative Dispute Resolution Section
  • American Bar Association - Labor Section - Litigation Section - Alternative Dispute Resolution Section
  • National Bar Association - Employment Section - Litigation Section
  • Woman Trial Lawyers Association of Michigan - Employment Section - Litigation Section
  • Detroit Bar Association - Employment Section - Civil Rights Section - Litigation Section
  • Wolverine Bar Association - Employment Section - Civil Rights Section - Litigation Section
  • Michigan Defense Trial Counsel - Board of Directors
  • Inforum (formerly Women's Economic Club)

CONTACT INFORMATION

Linda Foster-Wells

MDTC 09-10 - Section Chair - Labor & Employment

Keller Thoma PC

440 East Congress, 5th Floor

Detroit MI  48226-2917

313-965-7610  |  313-965-4480

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