|Full name||Hon. Arthur 'Monty' Ahalt|
|Address 1||5 Park Place, Suite 224|
|Formal Qualifications & Memberships|
University of Maryland
Bachelors of Science - 1964
American University - Washington College of Law
Juris Doctor - 1967
Law Clerk to the Honorable Blair H. Smith, Ralph W. Powers and J. Dudley Digges - 1964-1968
Judge Ahalt is a nationally recognized advocate, lecturer, and presenter of technology programs, which aid the courts of the country in conducting the business of dispute resolution. He has made presentations to the Conference of Chief Justices, the Conference of State Court Administrators, the American Bar Association's tech show, the Maryland Bar Association's mid-winter and annual meetings and the Prince George's County Bar Association membership meetings. He is on the faculty of the Institute for Court Management-National Center for State Courts where he has conducted seminars on electronic filing, electronic public access to the courts and public policy considerations of electronic public access. He has published articles on The Promise of Electronic Filing, A Public-Private Partnership and Electronic Filing - The Need, The Change, The Promise and The Value. He presents a three-day seminar on Electronic Public Access Issues & Technologies along with other Institute faculty.Judge Ahalt is a member of the American Bar Association,Maryland State Bar Association, Prince George's County and Anne Arundel County Bar Associations.He is also a Life Fellow of the Maryland Bar Foundation.
Upon his retirement in 1999 Judge Ahalt commenced a career as an ADR neutral and technology innovator. He is currently recalled by order of the Court of Appeals of Maryland to sit on specially assigned cases and conduct pretrial, settlement conferences and ADR sessions. Judge Ahalt has been certified as a mediator by most all of the Courts of Maryland. He has also been certified to mediate Medical Malpractice Disputes by the statewide Medical Malpractice panel and the statewide panel for Complex Business and Technology disputes. Judge Ahalt has successfully mediated tens of thousands disputes in areas including complex business transactions, construction, personal injury, medical malpractice, real estate, landlord and tenant, and contracts. He is frequently called upon by the parties and judges to mediate the most challenging judicial controversies involving post trial and appellate issues. He brings his 45 years of experience in the trial arena to benefit the parties assisting them in evaluating and mitigating risk. His efforts of tracking, analysing and publishing jury verdicts provide the litigants with real life examples of risk application. In 2001 Judge Ahalt founded VirtualCourthouse.com a leading provider of online dispute resolution (ODR) technologies and Internet processes. VirtualCourthouse.com has resolved over 1,000 disputes. VirtualCourthouse.com has been featured onFox and ABC News and was awarded the American Bar Association Louis Brown Award for Legal Access in 2009.
|ADR Practice & Case Experience|
$400 per hour. Special Pricing for travel and extended engagements on a case by case basis.
|Private calendar purchased|
|Calendar last update time||11 Feb 2019|
|Notes prompt||Special Instructions/Requests?|
|GoogleMaps accuracy||Custom coordinates|
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