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MEMBER PROFILE: Paul J. Van Osselaer
 

Paul J. Van Osselaer
Van Osselaer Dispute Resolution PLLC
2305 Cheswick Court
Austin, TX 78746

Tel: (512) 593-5104
Fax: (512) 593-5106
Email: paul@vanosselaeradr.com
www.vanosselaeradr.com

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ONLINE APPOINTMENT SCHEDULING
   
Calendar Last Updated: 26 May 17

 





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All such requests will go immediately to
Paul Van Osselaer's scheduling staff
(paul@vanosselaeradr.com)

 

ADR SERVICES & REGIONS SERVED
 
ADR Services:
Mediation (Civil/Commercial)
Arbitration (Civil/Commercial)

 

Serving the following regions of Texas:
DALLAS-FT WORTH Metroplex
HOUSTON - Gulf Coast
SAN ANTONIO - Upper South
AUSTIN - Central Texas

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CASE EXPERIENCE
 
Paul J. Van Osselaer has experience in the following areas of Civil Law:
Commercial/Business
Contract Disputes
Insurance
 
PROFESSIONAL INFORMATION

Biographical Notes:

Paul is an insurance coverage mediator, specializing in mediation and arbitration of insurance coverage, insurance bad faith and risk transfer disputes around the country. He has conducted mediation is over a dozen states and mediated cases involving the laws of many more. He has mediated coverage and indemnity disputes of all types and sizes.

Paul is a long-time coverage lawyer. He is former vice-chair of the American Bar Association’s Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee and is currently a co-chair of its ADR Subcommittee.

Paul is listed in Best Lawyers in America® in Insurance Law and is repeatedly named a “Super Lawyer®,” now with a principal practice area of ADR.  He is also a frequent speaker at legal and risk management seminars around the country, including the ABA, Mealey’s, DRI and RIMS, on the mediation and settlement of coverage disputes. He is author of Coverage Mediations:  Are they really that different?” (Coverage, ABA Jan-Feb 2011).

Prior to his mediation practice, Paul was a litigation partner at a premier Texas law firm, heading its insurance coverage practice, and then later at his own small firm. As coverage lawyers around the country discovered his mediation skills he devoted full time to it, ultimately forming his own coverage mediation boutique.

Paul is a 1975 graduate of University of Texas School Of Law, recipient of its Faculty Service Award, and Past-President of its Alumni Association.

Education:

University of Texas, BA - 1971

University of Texas, JD - 1975

Languages

English

Memberships & Affiliations :

Distinguished Fellow—International Academy of Mediators (invitation-only) (2014-present)

Credentialed Distinguished Mediator”—Texas Mediator Credentialing Assn. (2012-present)

Advanced Mediation Training at AAA: “Managing Dynamics of a Multi-Party Case” (2012)

Former Chair, ABA Ins. Coverage Litigation Committee

Co-Chair (neutral rep),ADR Sub-Committee, ABA Ins. Coverage Litigation Committee. (2009-present)



RATES & PAYMENT INFORMATION

Rates: See Fee Sheet on website, but Including all prep and reasonable followup: AUSTIN: $1550 to $2000 per party depending on # of parties OTHER MAJOR TX CITY: $1550 to $2400 per party (travel expenses included) depending on # of parties OUTSIDE OF TX: $1750 to $3750 per party (plus travel expenses) depending on # of parties HALF-DAY (AUSTIN & 2 PARTIES ONLY): $1500 per party.

Payment: Due one week prior to mediation session.

Cancellation Policy: If cancelled on <5 business days notice: 25% of the per party fee charged to each party


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