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Hon. John C. Uhler (Ret.)

Neutral, Mediator and Arbitrator with ADR Options since 2015

  • Judge Uhler was a Senior Judge of the States 19th Judicial District
  • Initiated Pennsylvania’s first Juvenile Mental Health Court Program, JUMP (Juvenile Probation United with Mental Health) in 1998
  • Neutral for civil matters in Central Pennsylvania including trademark, antitrust, security fraud, tax litigation, white collar crime, commercial and negligence actions.
  • Appointed in 2009 to serve on the Interbranch Commission for Juvenile Justice in the wake of extensive judicial corruption in Luzerne County
  • Served as President of the State Conference of Trial Judges, Juvenile Judges Section from 2001-2003 and as consultant to the Pennsylvania Delinquency Bench Book
  • Appointed by Governor Rendell in 2008 to the State Council for Interstate Juvenile Supervision
  • Elected to the bench in November 1989, Served as York County’s first elected President Judge from November 1995 to January 2001 and as Chairman of the President Judges for the Pennsylvania State Trial Conference of Judges
  • Served as member of the Judicial Ethics Committee for the State Conference of Trial Judges for 10 years and presided over the Orphan’s Court of York County for five years
  • Awards: Juvenile Court Judges Commission Court Operated Program of the Year (2005); Crispus Attucks Aunt Lovie Award, the York Area Chamber of Commerce Elected Official of the Year; Child Advocate of the Year Award by the Children’s Right’s Committee of the Pennsylvania Bar Association; the Salvation Army’s Years of Outstanding Service to the Community and the United Way’s Community Builder
  • Worked as Senior Law Clerk in the U.S. District Coourt for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • Received B.A in accounting from Bucknell University and J.D. from Dickinson School of Law.