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MEMBER PROFILE: John Burwell Garvey

New Hampshire mediator John  Garvey
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John Burwell Garvey
Mediation & Arbitration Services
P.O. Box 935
New London, NH 03301

Tel: (603) 513-5214 (dd)
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John Burwell Garvey has experience in the following areas of Civil Law:
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Biographical Notes:

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Since 2005, John has served as Professor of Law and Director of the Daniel Webster Scholar Honors Program – a first in the nation alternative bar licensing program. Further information available at: He teaches various litigation and practice-related courses, including evidence, pretrial advocacy, negotiations, alternative dispute resolution, and client-counseling.

For the last 20 years, John has served as a private mediator and arbitrator. This has covered a wide range of complex civil matters including: civil rights; commercial; construction; employment; environmental; insurance; medical malpractice; personal injury (including TBI and catastrophic injury). Experience includes mediation of “priest cases” and “prison guard” sexual assault cases. Further biographical information including a full resume available at:


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  • 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)


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Memberships & Affiliations:

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  • Supreme Court Evidence Rules Revision Committee, co-chair, 2012 - present
  • Continuing Legal Education Committee, NHBA 2010 – 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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