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MEMBER PROFILE: Jon L. Austen

 
South Carolina mediator Jon Austen
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Jon L. Austen
Austen & Gowder, LLC
1629 Meeting Street
Suite A
Charleston, SC 29405

Tel: (843) 727-2271
Fax: 843-800-8533
Email: Click for email
www.austengowder.com

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ONLINE APPOINTMENT SCHEDULING



Calendar Last Updated: 23 Oct 17

 

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Jon Austen's scheduling staff
(Lauren Cirillo, lauren@austengowder.com)

 

ADR SERVICES

 
ADR Services:
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CASE EXPERIENCE

 
Jon L. Austen has experience in the following areas of Civil Law:
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design elementEngineering
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PROFESSIONAL INFORMATION

Biographical Notes:

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Dispute Resolution Experience
• Mediation of state and federal cases involving automobile accidents, insurance disputes, negligence claims, construction litigation, employment discrimination, breach of contract claims, probate matters and other civil litigation.
• Arbitrator and court appointed special referee in civil disputes.
• Summary jury trial judge in civil litigation under South Carolina Supreme Court fast track jury trial system.
• Acted as mediator or arbitrator in over 2000 cases since starting ADR work in 1996.

Professional History

Shareholder, Pratt-Thomas Walker P.A.  I have been with the firm since 1986.  I have worked as a litigator for both plaintiffs and defendants in the state and federal courts.  Early in my career, I worked as an insurance defense attorney and tried many cases.  I also have significant experience handling employment law matters.  I currently focus my practice in alternative dispute resolution.


Education:

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  • Wake Forest University School of Law, J.D. 1986
  • Ohio State University, B.A. Political Science 1983
  • South Carolina mediation certification training 2002

Languages

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English

Memberships & Affiliations:

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  • American Board of Trial Advocates, member, 2005- present
  • Martindale Hubbell rated AV
  • Attorney Assisting the Office of Disciplinary Counsel, 2005-present
  • South Carolina Board of Arbitrator and Mediator Certification, member
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America in Mediation since 2012


RATES & PAYMENT INFORMATION

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