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Judge Scanlon

The Honorable Eugene F. Scanlon, Jr. (RET.)

Scanlon ADR Services

• Mediation, Arbitration and Neutral Evaluation of State and Federal Court Matters since July 2008
• In first 7 years over 1,000 cases from State and Federal Courts were Mediated, Arbitrated or Evaluated
• CLE Faculty Member for PA Association for Justice (PAJ), WPTLA, Pennsylvania Defense Institute (PDI), Academy of Trial Lawyers Allegheny County and Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI)
• Member, National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals (NADN)


Judicial Career

• Appointed Pennsylvania Trial Court Judge in Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas in 1998 and elected to 10 year term in 1999
• Served in Family and Civil Divisions
• Retired after 10+ years of service

Eugene F. Scanlon, Jr.


Civil Division

• In 30 months of service presided over more than 50 jury trials, roughly half of which were Medical Malpractice, and over 25 non-jury trials
• Member, Subcommittee of Allegheny County Bar Association undertaking jury voir dire reform
• Panelist, Allegheny County Bar Association Civil Litigation Committee Seminars
• Panelist, Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County Symposiums


Family Division

• Trial Judge for 7½ years
• Administrative Judge of both Adult and Juvenile Sections of the Court for 3½ years
• Member, Pennsylvania Supreme Court Domestic Relations Procedural Rules Committee
• Member, Matrimonial Inns of Court


Legal Career Highlights

• 26 year civil trial lawyer with Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote in state and federal courts and administrative agencies
• Specialized in defense of medical malpractice, products liability and workers’ compensation cases
• Elected to Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania in 1990
• Board member for 4 years and President of Pennsylvania Defense Institute (PDI) in 1983
• Inducted into International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) and the Defense Research Institute (DRI) in 1988


Special Training

• Civil Mediation Certification Program of National Judicial College, Reno, Nevada, May 2008
• Certified annually since 2011 by Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution (GODR # 39573)


Charitable Organizations

• Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Board Member, 15 years and President of Board of Directors, 5 years
• American Cancer Society, Board Member, 5 years and President of Board of Directors, 2 years
• Susan B. Komen Foundation, Co-Chair, Race for the Cure, 2006
• Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera, Board Member, 1994-2009