Member Profile: Jon L. Austen

Jon L. Austen
Pratt-Thomas Walker P.A.
16 Charlotte Street
Charleston, SC 29413
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Tel: (843) 727-2271
Fax: (843) 727-2239
Website: www.p-tw.com

SC Chapter: www.SCMediators.org

ADR Services Include:

Mediation; Arbitration; Mini-Trial Judge; Special Master

 

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Calendar Last Updated: 27 Sep 16

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Jon L. Austen has substantive case experience in the following areas...

ADA Disability
Admiralty
Arts (Fine, Performing)
Automotive
Banking & Finance
Bankruptcy/Creditors
Business Dissolution
Civil Rights
Class Actions
Commercial/Business
Community Associations
Condominiums
Construction
Consumer Fraud
Contract Disputes
Debt Collections
Discrimination
EEOC
Education
Employment
Engineering
Entertainment Sector
Family Businesses
Franchise
Health Care
Industrial
Insurance
Intellectual Property
Internet
Land Use/Planning
Landlord/Tenant
Legal Malpractice
Lemon Law
Libel & Slander
Local Govt./Municipalities
Media & Communications
Medical Devices
Medical Malpractice
Mergers & Acquisitions
Mortgage Foreclosure
Natural Disasters
Non-profit Organizations
Nursing Homes
Partnerships
Personal Injury
Pharmaceuticals
Police
Premises Liability
Probate
Product Liability
Professional Fees
Professional Liability
Professional Malpractice
Professional Negligence
Property Damage
Public Policy
Railroad & Trucking
Real Estate
Religious Institutions
Sexual Harassment
Shareholder Disputes
Software
Sports
Title Disputes
Torts
Trademarks/Patents
Transportation
Trusts / Estates
Unfair Competition
Wage & Hour/FMLA
Workers' Compensation
Wrongful Death

 

BIOGRAPHICAL:

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:

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

Memberships & Affiliations

  • 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

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