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October 22, 2023

New Affiliation

I'm pleased to announce a new affiliation. I have joined National Arbitration and Mediation ( as a mediator and arbitrator. Founded 30 years ago, NAM provides Alternative Dispute Resolution Services across the country. I continue to serve as a National Panelist for the American Arbitration Association. I've also become a member of the American Academy of ADR Attorneys, an organization encouraging the development of professional ADR services.


I've always believed that helping the community as a volunteer is important. Recently, I was appointed by the City of Le Claire, Iowa to serve as its representative on the regional Project for Public Information Committee (PPI). PPI is a multi-jurisdictional organization working to alert residents and businesses to flood risks and ways to mitigate that risk. I'm continuing to serve as a volunteer mediator in the Scott County Court Mediation Program, and as a member of the Board of Directors of the Scottish American Society of the Quad Cities.

May 4, 2022

New Address

Marquard Dispute Resolution and Consulting Services has a new home. Effective May 1, the new address is 19 Country Club Ct. LeClaire, IA 52753. While now based in Scott County, I’ll continue to provide arbitration and mediation services throughout Iowa, Illinois, Southern Wisconsin and Missouri (and other states on request. All other contact information remains the same.


Business Briefs

Marquard Dispute Resolution started business in the Fall of 2019. Since that startup date, I’ve had the chance to serve as an arbitrator or mediator in cases involving business purchases, utility work, home construction and major construction projects. Two of these cases involved disputes caused by major river flooding in the last 3 years. As climate change continues, expect more projects to be delayed or experience increased costs due to flooding, storms or other unexpected weather conditions. When these develop, early mediation or arbitration of developing disputes can help keep the project moving. My services include dispute resolution and consulting on these projects.

The consulting side of the business has also grown. I’ve had the opportunity to provide advice on projects and business opportunities for established design firms and help a new engineering firm get started. A very interesting assignment involved creating a set of design-build documents and risk management tools for a large utility contractor. I’m also providing consulting services to companies looking at establishing server farms for data mining operations. This work involves utility price analysis and help locating these sites. I’m also involved in a new startup business focused on supplying water to disaster areas.

My previous employment involve considerable international work and last year Marquard Dispute Resolution received its first international assignment. I was retained by a contractor working on a major public project in Haiti to resolve a dispute with a U.S. equipment manufacturer. Through months of negotiation I was able to keep the parties working together and in the end negotiated a resolution which enabled the contractor to keep the job going on schedule and budget.


Henry Marquard was named in St. Ambrose University Faculty Honor Role Publication in December 2019 for programs presented outside the university. While teaching American Government in Fall Semester, Henry also participated in a panel discussion on US Constitution Day and will be presenting a program on the Iowa Caucus on January 29.​

Henry Receives Award in Washington and Presents in Kansas City.

On May 6,2019, Henry received a Certificate of Appreciation from the Legal Counsels Forum of the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies at its Annual Meeting in Washington DC. The award recognizes his leadership as a member and chair of the Legal Forum. The ACEC Legal Forum is made up of inside and outside counsel representing the engineering and design professions.

On May 16th, Henry gave a presentation at the Burns and McDonald 10th Annual Design Build CLE Conference in Kansas City, MO. The presentation "Managing International Claims" proposed an methodology for engineering and construction companies operating internationally to deal with foreign claims through resource management. Please contact Henry for additional information on this program.

May 6, 2019
April 17, 2019

Henry Marquard joins the American Arbitration Association National Panel of Arbitrators.

Having completed his arbitrator training,  Henry joined the AAA as an arbitrator on April 15, 2019. He is available to arbitrate construction, commercial and consumer cases throughout the Midwest. AAA's Arbitrator training is a nationally recognized program in arbitrator training and the American Arbitration Association is the largest private arbitration firm in the US Its international group, ICDR, provides international arbitration services.

From VANGUARD Magazine, Spring 2017, Edition II
Produced by Kyle Gahm and Written by Christine Fisher
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