Mediator's Profile


Stephen Poteet

Business Name: The Case Masters Mediation Services

Stephen Poteet of The Case Masters, LLC provides civil, family and contract mediation services for parties seeking to resolve disputes prior to litigation. He volunteers his time and skill as a mediator with the Nashville Conflict Resolution Center (NCRC) in Davidson County’s General Session Court, TN Judicial District 20.

Stephen is listed as a Rule 31 trained mediator in the state of Tennessee, and with his financial advisory and investment experience, he has mediated matters for FINRA. He believes mediation gives parties an opportunity to have direct input in their case and reach a more equitable settlement.

He is the President and Managing Broker of Mainstar Realty & Management, LLC.  

Areas of Focus

  • Real Estate Development
  • Real Estate Brokerage, Residential and Commercial
  • Property Management
  • Landlord / Tenant Disputes
  • Investments
  • Lending & Finance
  • Contract Disputes


  • University of Tennessee, Knoxville, B.S., Education, 2000
  • The Wharton School, Exec. Mang., Business Development, 1990
  • Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee, B.S., Business Administration, 1975

Licenses & Certifications

  • Previous FINRA Series 7 License
  • Previous FINRA Series 66 License
  • Rule 31 Listed General Civil and Family Mediator, TN General Sessions Court, 2023
  • CREN Designation, Certified Real Estate Negotiator
  • Lipscomb University, Civil & Family Mediation Certificate, 2022
  • Real Estate Broker, State of Tennessee
  • Principal Broker, State of Tennessee

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