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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
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Fax: 843-800-8533
Website: www.austengowder.com
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Recognized to South Carolina Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration Other ADR Services: Mini-Trial Judge, Special Master

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.

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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