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Barbara Antonello Mentz, American lawyer, arbitrator, mediator. Bar: New York 1974, United States District Court (Southern and Eastern district) New York 1974, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1974, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1977, United States Court Appeals (9th Circuit) 1981, United States Court Appeals (3d Circuit) 1983, New Jersey 1985, United States District Court New Jersey 1986.


Mentz, Barbara Antonello was born on July 4, 1944 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Daughter of John Francis and Eleanor Barbara (Vagnino) Antonello.


University of Kansas (Bachelor of Arts, 1965). University of Notre Dame (Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, 1973).


Admitted to the bar, 1974, New York and United States. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. 1985, New Jersey and United States.

District Court, District of New Jersey. Member, Notre Dame Law Review, 1972-1973. Author: "Problems of Enforcing the Rights of the Mentally Retarded," 48 Notre Dame Lawyer 1314, 1973.

"The Administrations Joint Venture Policy Wanted: Competitors Willing to Form Joint Ventures," American Bar Association, Section 7 (Clayton Act) Newsletter, June, 1985. Chapter 9, Choice of Law, Federal Civil Practice, 1989 & Supp. 1993. Member, Panel of Arbitrators, New York Stock Exchange and National Futures Association.

Member: The Association of the Bar of the City of New York (Member: Committee on Professional Discipline, 1983-1985. Antitrust and Trade Regulation, 1989-1991). American Bar Association (Member: Antitrust Law Section.

Committee on Section 7 of Clayton Act, 1980). (Associate General Counsel).


Member American Bar Association (antitrust section 1979-1990, Section Dispute Resolution since 2008), New York State Bar Association (dispute resolution section officer, executive committee, diversity committee co-chair, since 2008), Association Bar City New York (Professor Discipline Committee 1983-1986, Antitrust and Trade Regulation Committee 1988-1991, Arbitration Committee since 2010), New Jersey State Bar Association (Dispute Resolution Section since 2010). Fellowship Chartered Institute Arbitrators, International Institute Conflict Prevention & Resolution (Distinguished Panel Neutrals Banking, Accounting & Finance Services & Employment Arbitration Panels since 2008), American Arbitration Association (National Commissioner Panel Arbitrator since 2009), National Futures Association (Panel of Arbitrators since 1985), Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (Panel Arbitrator since 2009), National Futures Association (Panel of Arbitrators since 1985), Mediator Committee Division New York State Court, Mediator Civil Division New Jersey State Court, Garibadi American Inn. Court. Dispute Resolution, New Jersey, USCIB (arbitrator database, since 2000).


Married Lawrence Mentz, November 10, 1973. Children: Kathleen Elizabeth, Lawrence Goodwin.