Louis Hockman (J.D./M.B.A.) has been appointed Co-Chair of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee of the Montgomery Bar Association. The MBA will launch a mediation program for civil disputes this Spring.
Mr. Hockman is at the forefront of ADR having recently received Mediator Certification from Cornell University Law School, and has engaged in graduate level study through the Program on Negotiation at Harvard University Law School. In addition to the MBA, Mr. Hockman is a member of The Association for Conflict Management, the Pennsylvania Bar Association Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee (Member), and the Cornell University Panel of Neutrals.
Mr. Hockman is the principal of ADRx, through which he assists lawyers with full-service mediation services in the areas of personal injury and business torts, employment, and commercial litigation matters. He started ADRx to offer expert mediation capability with absolute independence from any Philadelphia law firm.
Prior to founding ADRx, Mr. Hockman litigated cases for over 30 years with several prominent area law firms, including Rawle & Henderson where he was a partner. During his career, Mr. Hockman resolved thousands of matters through trial, arbitration, mediation, or direct negotiation. As a trial attorney, he has served as first chair in matters ranging from a seven-week trucking/bus accident case to commercial bench trials. Since 2010, he has served as a Judge Pro Tem of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas.
A graduate of Boston University School of Law, (J.D. 1987), Mr. Hockman is one of the few mediators in Pennsylvania to have both a law degree and Master’s degree in Business Administration. Lawyers he works with highly respect his business insight and unique perspective injected into every single mediation matters he handles. An AV rated lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell, Mr. Hockman is a member of the Pennsylvania and New Jersey Bars.
ADRx prides itself on providing lawyers with creative and innovative case resolution services. We offer service in-person and virtually. Additional information on ADRx and Louis Hockman may be found at www.ADRx.us