Former Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Sandra Schultz Newman Expands Private Practice in Alternative Dispute Resolution

Jan 26, 2010, 09:15 ET from The Honorable Sandra Schultz Newman ADR

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Former Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Sandra Schultz Newman announces the expansion of her private practice focusing in mediation, arbitration and appellate argument preparation.

With more than 30 years of trial experience from both sides of the bench, Justice Newman brings the balanced perspective and neutrality necessary for a successful arbitrator or mediator. From 1995 to 2006 she served as the first female justice of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. In that position, she was the high court's liaison to the First Judicial District as well as a member of the Court's Judicial Council.  Prior to her term on the Supreme Court, Justice Newman was a judge on the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania and an attorney in private practice. She was also the first female assistant district attorney in the Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

While serving as a Justice, Newman heard a broad range of cases from intellectual property to construction, medical malpractice, products liability, environmental and insurance coverage disputes. She also certified numerous Third Circuit and United States Supreme Court cases. Some of her opinions had landmark impact in Pennsylvania and were also upheld in the United States Supreme Court.

Justice Newman's experience on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court also makes her uniquely qualified to coach attorneys, and fulfill the role of appellate judge or Justice in practice arguments, as they prepare for appellate arguments.

A nationally recognized jurist, prolific writer and highly regarded public speaker, Justice Newman is the recipient of numerous honors and awards. She is a graduate of Drexel University (B.S.), Temple University (M.A.), and Villanova University School of Law (J.D.).

Justice Newman's offices are located at Four Tower Bridge Road, 200 Bar Harbour Drive, Suite 400, West Conshohocken, Pa., 19428. For more information see or contact her at 610-941-2768 or

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