Micheal (Mike) Thompson

Iowa Mediation Service

Des Moines, Iowa 50301


Agricultural, Banking, Child Custody, Child Support Modification, Collaborative Divorce, Divorce, Divorce Modification and Enforcement, Elder, Employment, Foreclosure, Healthcare, Public Policy, Sexual Harassment

Micheal Thompson is the Executive Director of the Iowa Mediation Service, Ins. and has been since 1985. Mike is an experienced professional in the field of dispute resolution and has been for 28 years. He is well known nationally and has experience on the international level. He has mediated disputes in an array of areas including: farmer creditors disputes, family issues, public policy cases, truancy, victim offender cases, business cases, labor relations, and school disputes. Besides mediating Mike has significant experience as a trainer in the field of dispute resolution, and he is also known as an arbitrator and fact-finder. He has a Masters Degree in Public Administration and a BA Political Science.
Iowa Mediation Service, Inc.,(IMS) is a private, non-profit corporation created in 1985.  IMS is governed by a volunteer Board of Directorsrepresenting a wide variety of interest groups.

IMS has handled more than 28,000 mediation requests ranging from farmer/creditor mediation to family and public policy mediations.  In cases which have gone to mediation, more than 75% have successfully reached mutually satisfactory agreements. IMS has the proven expertise to resolve or reconcile disputes.

IMS employs six full-time staff and contracts forty mediators to provide you with exceptional service whenever your time of need.

1236 29th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50266

P:  515-480-4918

F:  515-331-8085

E:  [email protected] 
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