Member Profile: John Adam Kerns Jr.

John Adam Kerns Jr.
ADR Offices
187 Brittney Lane
Hartly, DE 19953-2278
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Tel: (302) 492-3445
Fax: (302) 492-3446

John Adam Kerns Jr. regularly travels out of state to Connecticut, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia

ADR Services Include:

Mediation; Arbitration; Early Neutral Evaluation; Discovery Referee; Special Master; ADR Training/CME

 

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John Adam Kerns Jr. has substantive case experience in the following areas...

ADA Disability
Admiralty
Agricultural
Automotive
Aviation
Banking & Finance
Bankruptcy/Creditors
Civil Rights
Class Actions
Commercial/Business
Community Associations
Condominiums
Construction
Consumer Fraud
Contract Disputes
Debt Collections
Discrimination
EEOC
Eminent Domain
Employment
Entertainment Sector
Environmental
Insurance
Intellectual Property
Labor/Unions
Landlord/Tenant
Legal Malpractice
Lemon Law
Libel & Slander
Local Govt./Municipalities
Medical Devices
Medical Malpractice
Mortgage Foreclosure
Nursing Homes
Personal Injury
Pharmaceuticals
Police
Postal
Premises Liability
Probate
Product Liability
Professional Fees
Professional Liability
Professional Malpractice
Professional Negligence
Property Damage
Railroad & Trucking
Real Estate
Securities
Sexual Harassment
Title Disputes
Torts
Trademarks/Patents
Transportation
Trusts / Estates
Wage & Hour/FMLA
Workers' Compensation
Wrongful Death

 

BIOGRAPHICAL:

John has been a full-time Mediator/Arbitrator for almost 23 years. He has Mediated almost 1,900 matters in 34 states. The causes of action cover virtually all parts of Commercial/Civil Litigation. Before permanently going over to the dark side he was a Philadelphia Deputy City Solicitor in Major Litigation. Earlier, he was Staff Counsel for Fireman’s Fund and Allstate Insurance Companies. Before that he worked with Milton M. Borowsky in Jones Act/LSHWA and Air Plane Crash Litigation. He has also served as a Law Clerk to Judges Ethan Allen Doty (In charge of Compulsory Arbitration) and Joseph I. Papalini. While in and just after law school he worked as a Senior Law Clerk in the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Philadelphia on both Civil/Criminal matters. He has a BBA in Economics; an MBA in Marketing in Statistical Analysis, with a minor in Management; a Law Degree; and he almost completed an LLM in Labor Law all at Temple University. Finally, he moved to Hartly, Delaware, more than 16 years ago, where he calls himself the current edition of Green Acres-Eddie Albert because he, and his wife Eleanor, have a farm complete with a  Tennessee Walker horse named Bo, a llama named Chauncey, 2 Alpacas named Mr. Murphy and Stardust and an assortment of dogs (Among them 3 Goldies and 2 Corgis) and cats. 

EDUCATION:

Temple University – BBA (Economics) ’69, JD ’76, MBA (Marketing) ’77 & completed 2/3rds LLM (Labor) (Program discontinued).

Memberships & Affiliations

  • ACAM - Academy of Court Appointed Masters - Fellow
  • CIARB - Chartered Institute of Arbitrators - Fellow Candidate
  • SPIDR/ACR - Delaware Valley
  • PA Counsel of Mediators
  • MCDR - Maryland Council for Dispute Resolution
  • NJAPM - New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators
  • DE Federation for Dispute Resolution
  • Various Dispute Resolution Sections/Committees - ABA/Federal/State/County Bar Associations and Maryland Dispute Resolution Commission – Professional Responsibility Committee.

 

Rates

PLEASE CALL FOR DETAILS. ON MOST MATTERS I USE AN HOURLY RATE BUT, IF APPROPRIATE, I WILL CONSIDER A HALF OR FULL DAY RATE OR A FLAT ALL INCLUDED (EXCEPT TRAVEL EXPENSES SINCE THEY ARE UNKNOWN) PROPOSAL.
 
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