Arbitration Trials

As of October 5, 2020, and in order to facilitate the timely, efficient, and cost-effective resolution of cases proceeding by arbitration, the Eastern District of Pennsylvania is conducting arbitration trials by videoconference. Changes that have been put in place were necessitated by the spread of COVID-19 and will continue until further notice. Parties are required to review the contents of this webpage and abide by all procedures outlined in the documents below.

 

Standing Orders and Procedural Orders

Date    
10/05/2020 Standing Order - In Re: Conducting Arbitration Hearings by Videoconference
10/05/2020 Standing Procedural Order for Arbitration Trials Conducted by Videoconference

 

Forms

Date    
10/19/2020 Consent or Declination of Consent to Proceed by Videoconference
10/19/2020 Arbitration Award

 

Guidelines for Participating in Videoconferences

Date    
10/14/2020 Guidelines for Participating in Arbitration Trials by Videoconference
10/14/2020 Technical Guidelines for Using Microsoft Teams

 

Contact Information