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John Burwell Garvey, Mediator & Arbitrator, New London, New Hampshire.

John Burwell Garvey

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Mediation & Arbitration Services
P.O. Box 935
New London, NH, 03301
Tel: (603) 513-5214 (dd)
Website: www.johngarveyadr.com
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Recognized to New Hampshire Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration

Regularly travels out of state to: Maine, Massachusetts, Vermont

Other ADR Services: ADR Training/CME, Discovery Referee, Early Neutral Evaluation, Fact Finding, Med-Arb, Mini-Trial Judge, Special Master
  • Practice Commenced: 1992
  • Total Mediations (as of May 2019): 1000
  • Total Arbitrations (as of May 2019): 200
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Biographical

John began his career as a trial lawyer in 1978 and has been a mediator and arbitrator for over 25 years. An experienced trial lawyer for both plaintiffs and defendants in a wide range of negligence claims and commercial disputes, he now applies his knowledge to alternative dispute resolution.

As a mediator, John has handled a wide range of complex civil matters including: civil rights; commercial; construction; employment; environmental; hospital alliance matters; insurance; medical malpractice, and; personal injury (including TBI and catastrophic injury). His experience also includes the mediation of “priest cases,” “prison guard cases,” and other types of sexual assault.

Since 2005, John has served at the University of New Hampshire School of Law. He is a Professor of Law and Director of the Daniel Webster Scholar Honors Program – a nationally acclaimed, award-winning, first in the nation alternative bar licensing program. Further information available at: http://law.unh.edu/academics/jd-degree/daniel-webster-scholars. He teaches various litigation and practice-related courses, including evidence, pretrial advocacy, negotiations, alternative dispute resolution, and client-counseling. He is the lead author of Alternative Dispute Resolution, which is part of the LexisNexis Skills & Values book series.

 


Case Experience

  • ADA Disability
  • Appellate
  • Automotive
  • Aviation
  • Banking & Finance
  • Business Dissolution
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial/Business
  • Community Associations
  • Condominiums
  • Construction
  • Consumer Fraud
  • Contract Disputes
  • Cross Cultural
  • Debt Collections
  • Discrimination
  • Education
  • EEOC
  • Elder Abuse
  • Employment
  • Energy Sector (Oil/Gas)
  • Engineering
  • Environmental
  • Family Businesses
  • Health Care
  • Industrial
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International
  • Land Use/Planning
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Libel & Slander
  • Local Govt./Municipalities
  • Medical Devices
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Military
  • Mortgage Foreclosure
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Nursing Homes
  • Partnerships
  • Personal Injury
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Police
  • Premises Liability
  • Probate
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Real Estate
  • Religious Institutions
  • Securities
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Software
  • Technology
  • Telecommunications
  • Title Disputes
  • Torts
  • Trusts / Estates
  • Unfair Competition
  • Utilities
  • Wage & Hour/FMLA
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Wrongful Death

Education

  • Naval Justice School, Newport, RI - 1978 (1 of 36)
  • Suffolk University Law School, Boston, MA - J.D. cum laude 1978
  • Harvard College, Cambridge, MA - A.B. cum laude 1974 (Harvard Fellows Scholarship)

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Supreme Court Evidence Rules Revision Committee, co-chair, 2012 - 2017
  • Continuing Legal Education Committee, NHBA 2010 – 2017
  • New Hampshire Bar Foundation, Director 2017 - present
  • New Hampshire Legal Assistance/Legal Advice and Referral Center Advisory Board 2009 - present
  • Transitions in Practice Steering Committee, NHBA 2008 - present
  • Committee on Cooperation with the Courts, NHBA chair 1999 – 2001; member 1997- 2001
  • New Hampshire Superior Court appointed and trained mediator for Alternate Dispute Resolution Program 1992
  • U.S. District Court appointed and trained mediator, 1999
  • Maritime Law Association member 1989-2005
  • American Arbitration Association Arbitrator, commercial and accident cases 1984-2005

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