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Jon L. Austen, Mediator & Arbitrator, Charleston, South Carolina.

Jon L. Austen

Austen & Gowder, LLC
1629 Meeting Street
Suite A
Charleston, SC 29405
Tel: (843) 727-2271
Fax: 843-800-8533
Website: www.austengowder.com
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Recognized to South Carolina Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration Other ADR Services: Court-Appointed Neutral (Special Master), Mini-Trial Judge
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  • Practice Commenced1996
  • # of MEDS (as of 19/6/24) 
  • # of ARBS (as of 19/6/24) 
Current Practice
Online / In-Person

Biographical

Dispute Resolution Experience

Jon Austen has practiced law in Charleston, South Carolina for more than 36 years.  He has tried cases representing plaintiffs and defendants in state and federal court.  He has significant experience in cases involving torts, contracts, insurance, and employment law.  His practice is now focused on allternative dispute resolution.  He works as a mediator, arbitrator, and a summary jury trial judge.  He has mediated over 3000 cases since starting work as a mediator in 1996.

 


Case Experience

  • 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
  • Education
  • EEOC
  • 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

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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