james w. mcgill, a dispute resolution specialist, is a 1987 honors graduate of drake law school and has been providing dispute resolution services since 1990. specific areas of dispute resolution include but are not limited to: family (dissolution, parenting plans, property division, orders for protection, and post decree matters), real estate (privacy, boundary line, lake access, right to a view, and road access), labor/employment, education, community, and elder related issues. mcgill is a qualified neutral under minnesota rule 114 and is also a licensed mediator in the state of florida. mcgill is a mediator with both the wisconsin and minnesota special education mediation systems as well as the minnesota department of human rights. mcgill is a founding board member of conflict resolution minnesota (crm) and maintains professional memberships with the association for conflict resolution (acr) and the academy of professional family mediators.
mcgill law office & mediation center also provides general legal services with special emphasis in the areas of bankruptcy law (chapters 7 & 13 debt relief), family law, employment law (representing employers and employees), estate planning, contract law, non-profit corporations, elder law, real estate, education law, and debtor/creditor law.
mcgill has served as the chairperson of the cass county bar association since 1989, and is admitted to practice in the state of minnesota, the minnesota federal district courts, the eighth circuit court of appeals, and the united states supreme court.