Credentialing

Arbitration

  • Fellow, College of Commercial Arbitrators, 2012 to Present
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)
    • “Fellow” (FCIArb), April 2010 to Present; “Member” (MCIArb), May 2009
    • CIArb, International Commercial Arbitration Training Program, October 10 and 11, 2009

Mediation

  • Distinguished Fellow International Academy of Mediators, October 2015 to 2021
  • AAA Master Mediation Panel, Commercial, Northeast Region, March 2015 to Present
  • Certified Mediator, 2009, International Mediation Institute, The Hague. See Ms. Samaras’ mediator profile here.

Courses (representative courses taken in past 5 years)

2022

  • February, AAA Educational Services/ACE 22: Process Essentials for AAA Arbitrators

2021

  • July, AAA Educational Services/ACE 21: Impartiality: Do You Know Where Your Biases Are?
  • August, CPR: Cybersecurity in ADR Training, Module I – Current and Emerging Threats; Module II – Practical Tips to Mitigate Risks; Module III – CPR Data Security and the Protocol on Cybersecurity in International Arbitration.
  • September, CPR: Imperfect Impartiality: How Neutrals Can Combat Implicit Bias.

2020

  • March, AAA-ICDR®: Panelist Cybersecurity Boot Camp In-Person Training.
  • April, ICC: Nuts and Bolts of Conducting Arbitral Hearings via Videoconference.
  • May, LCIA: The pathology of arbitration proceedings – what longer-term effects and solutions will this crisis yield?
  • June, CPR: Cybersecurity in ADR Training, Module I – Current Threats; Module II – Practical Tips to Mitigate Risks; Module III – CPR Data Security and the Protocol on Cybersecurity in International Arbitration.
  • July, AAA/SVAMC: Ensuring Efficiency in Complex Technology Arbitrations
  • July, CIArb: Best Practices for Virtual ADR Proceedings.
  • August, JAMS/SVAMC: Challenges and Best Practices in the International Arbitration of Patent Validity Disputes.

2019

  • July, AAA Educational Services/ ACE 19: Case Finances – What Arbitrators Need to Know.
  • July, CPR: Cybersecurity in ADR Web Training, Module I – Current and Emerging Threats; Module II – Practical Tips for Arbitrators and Mediators on Mitigating Cybersecurity Risks; Module III – The ICCA-CPR-NYC Bar Association Protocol on Cybersecurity in International Arbitration.

2018

  • May, AAA Educational Services ACE 18: Arbitrator Performance and Demeanor ~ Meeting Participant Expectations.

Bar Memberships

  • Maryland State Bar, 1985
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 1985
  • California State Bar, 1991 (inactive since 2011)
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, 1991
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California, 1991
  • District of Columbia Bar, 1995 (inactive since 2010)
  • Pennsylvania State Bar, 2003
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2003
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2008

ADR Office of Harrie Samaras

1554 Paoli Pike #289
West Chester, PA 19380
 
Phone: 610.322.4394

Office Location

1554 Paoli Pike #289
West Chester, PA 19380
(A suburb of Philadelphia)

Phone: 610.322.4394
hsamaras@comcast.net

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