Linda A. Michler
Professional Dispute Resolution, LLC
Ms. Michler is a former practicing attorney who has decided to restructure her career to focus solely on mediations, early neutral evaluations, consulting and arbitrations for cases and claims involving business and financial matters including real estate, employment, lending, shareholder, and healthcare disputes.
Ms. Michler is an attorney with expertise in the areas of real estate, employment, lending, shareholder, and healthcare disputes. She also has experience with government contracts, franchise disputes, product liability, professional malpractice, commercial/business matters, and bankruptcy disputes. The principal of Professional Dispute Resolution, LLC, she has over 25 years experience on ADR matters, serving as an arbitrator, mediator, and early neutral evaluator/consultant. In addition to maintaining an active private law practice, she has served as Assistant District Counsel, Special Assistant United States Attorney with the US Small Business Administration, taught legal courses at Robert Morris University, Duquesne University, Community College of Allegheny County and has been a presenter for several CLE providers including the National Business Institute, and the Allegheny County and Washington County Bar Associations. She has been in-house counsel for a global data and risk management software company. Ms. Michler is currently admitted to practice in all Pennsylvania, North Carolina and New York Courts, US District Courts for Western, Middle and Eastern Districts of Pennsylvania, US District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and US Supreme Court.
Professional affiliations include American Bar Association (Dispute Resolution, Health Law and International Sections), PA Bar Association (Dispute Resolution Committee), NY State Bar Association, American Bankruptcy Institute (Mediation Committee), Association of Attorney Mediators, FINRA Mediator and Arbitrator, State of NC Dispute Resolution Certified Mediator for the Superior Court, International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution Panel of Neutrals, MWI Franchise Panel, Better Business Bureau arbitrator, Western District of Pennsylvania Mediator, Arbitrator and Early Neutral Evaluation Panel Member, US Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of PA Mediation Panel Member, American Arbitration Association International Center for Dispute Resolution.