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Procedure for Scheduling Arbitration

The Attorney appointed by the Prothonotary as Chair is responsible for scheduling Arbitration

  • Call Court Administration (814/451-6251) for available dates for a Room
  • Call all Attorneys to coordinate a date and time
  • Call Court Administration (814/451-6251) to reserve the Room for the date selected
  • Send Notification of Arbitration to all Counsel, Court Administration, attention Arbitration and Prothonotary

Day of Arbitration Hearing

  • The Chairperson must report to the Prothonotary to retrieve case file
  • Submit to the Prothonotary the Certificate of Arbitrator Fees/Voucher and the Oath of Arbitrator and Award to be processed for payment

Reschedule or Settle Case

  • The Party requesting the continuance must get agreement by all counsel and be responsible for following the procedure above
  • If the case settles all Counsel, Court Administration, attention Arbitration and Prothonotary must be notified

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