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Category: Alternative Dispute Resolution

Dispute Resolution for Coronavirus-Related Business Claims

On June 4, 2020 by Schnader in Alternative Dispute Resolution

As the world recovers from the Covid-19 crisis, many pressing business disputes – whether local, national, or international – must be resolved in a fair, timely, and cost-effective manner. Effective mediation may be especially important given the overflow of cases expected in court and the resulting slowdown and expense of […]

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Timothy K. Lewis Helps Develop Clause to Ensure Diversity in Alternative Dispute Resolution

On April 3, 2020 by Schnader in Alternative Dispute Resolution

The International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR) has released a new clause that will be made available to parties that want to pre-commit to having diverse panels for Alternative Dispute Resolution. Schnader’s Hon. Timothy K. Lewis is co-chair of the Diversity in ADR Task Force for the CPR, […]

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Timothy Lewis appeared on NBC10 @ Issue

On January 7, 2020 by Schnader in Alternative Dispute Resolution

The Hon. Timothy K. Lewis appeared on a recent episode of NBC10 @ Issue to discuss the proposed Equal Justice Center in Philadelphia. The facility will co-locate legal aid organizations in the city to provide easier access to much-needed legal services. Lewis, a former federal appeals judge, is co-chair of Schnader’s […]

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Pro Bono Victory Protects Attorney-Client Communications for Incarcerated Individuals in PA

On October 30, 2018 by Schnader in Alternative Dispute Resolution

UPDATE: March 25, 2019. A draft settlement in this matter has now been finalized, a month after suspending the trial in federal court following the first day of testimony by witnesses for the plaintiffs. The Pennsylvania Department of Corrections (DOC) has agreed to stop all photocopying of legal mail as […]

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