BBA Week Article, February 23, 2018

Christopher P. Kauders Appointed to Trial Court Standing Committee on Dispute Resolution

Christopher P. Kauders, founder of Pre-Trial Solutions, Inc. will serve on the Trial Court Standing Committee on Dispute Resolution, tasked with advising the Chief Justice of the Trial Court with respect to the implementation and oversight of court-connected dispute resolution services.
Kauders founded Pre-Trial Solutions, Inc. in 1995. Before starting his own firm, Kauders spent eight years mediating cases as Executive Vice President of U.S. Arbitration & Mediation of New England, Inc. He was court-appointed as a founding member of the Superior Court Mediation Panels for Suffolk, Norfolk, Middlesex and Worcester counties. He has also served on mediation panels for the AAA, FINRA, NASD, and FDICRTC. Before entering the ADR field as a full-time practitioner, Kauders practiced law at Bank of Boston and at the Boston law firm of Needham & Warren.
Since establishing Pre-Trial Solutions, Inc. in 1995, Kauders has mediated and arbitrated disputes throughout New England He is a frequent lecturer for continuing legal education programs and professional conferences throughout the region.
Kauders received his undergraduate degree from Northwestern University. He holds a J.D. and a M.B.A. from Boston College. Kauders was appointed by the Governor to the Mass. Commission Against Discrimination Advisory Board and serves on the Board of Directors of The Seeing Eye, Inc. and the Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary. He was on the boards of Freedom Scientific and Chestnut Hill School. Kauders is an investor in several privately held corporations.