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Hon. Robert Freedberg (Ret.)

Neutral, Mediator and Arbitrator in Northeastern Pennsylvania Counties as well as Philadelphia

  • Joined Neutral Panel of ADR Options in 2012 as a mediator and arbitrator for all types of civil cases.
  • Served as a Judge of the Pennsylvania Superior Court and as a Common Pleas Judge during his 32-year judicial career.
  • Was elected to the Court of Common Pleas of Northampton County in 1979 and retained in 1989 and 1999.
  • President Judge from 1991 until becoming a Superior Court Judge in 2008.
  • Retired from the Superior Court in 2012.
  • Presided at hundreds of jury and non-jury cases during his 28 years on the trial bench.
  • Tried complex civil matters including medical malpractice, products liability and business-related cases.
  • Settled thousands of mediation matters.
  • Authored 50 published Opinions and heard cases from all parts of the Commonwealth, during his tenure on the Superior Court.
  • Presented at various educational programs for judges and the bar.
  • Appointed him to the Judicial Council of Pennsylvania by The Supreme Court.
  • Received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Lafayette College in 2002.
  • Graduated from Lafayette College in 1966 with honors and received his Juris Doctor degree in 1969 from Columbia University School of Law.