Final Dispute Conclusion by Retired Judge or Experienced Neutral Arbitrator


A Negotiated Conclusion reached with the assistance of an experienced neutral mediator.


Every Court Represents a Unique Culture of the County Where it Resides. It is important to know the verdicts in the court where your cases will be tried because verdicts differ from County to County and State to State


Judge Arthur M. Monty Ahalt (Ret.)

Upon his retirement in 1999 Judge Ahalt commenced a career as an ADR neutral and technology innovator. He is currently recalled by order of the Court of Appeals of Maryland to sit on specially assigned cases and conduct pre-trial, settlement conferences and ADR sessions. Judge Ahalt has been certified as a mediator by most all of the Courts of Maryland. He has also been certified to mediate Medical Malpractice Disputes by the statewide Medical Malpractice panel and the statewide panel for Complex Business and Technology disputes. Judge Ahalt has successfully mediated tens of thousands disputes in areas including complex business transactions, construction, personal injury, medical malpractice, real estate, landlord and tenant, and contracts.He is frequently called upon by the parties and judges to mediate the most challenging judicial controversies involving post trial and appellate issues. He brings his 45 years of experience in the trial arena to benefit the parties assisting them in evaluating and mitigating risk. His efforts of tracking, analysing and publishing jury verdicts provide the litigants with real life examples of risk application.In 2001 Judge Ahalt founded a leading provider of online dispute resolution (ODR) technologies and Internet processes. has resolved over 1,000 disputes. has been featured on Fox and ABC News and was awarded the American Bar Association Louis Brown Award for Legal Access in 2009.Judge Ahalt provides the legal and business community with his vast experiences as a Judge, courthouse planner, change management manager and entrepreneur through AhaltConsult, Inc. in the following areas –

  • Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) Systems
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Systems
  • Electronic Filing Systems
  • Litigation Integration
  • Risk Management
  • Litigation Cost Management
  • Change Management
  • Case Management Planning
  • Courthouse and Courtroom Design
  • Contact Judge Ahalt
  • 410-881-0137 – Office


Mediation, as used in law, is a form of alternative dispute resolution(ADR), a way of resolving disputes between two or more parties with concrete effects. Typically, a third party, the mediator, assists the parties to negotiate a settlement. Disputants may mediate disputes in a variety of domains, such as commercial, legal, diplomatic, workplace, community and family matters. See WikipediaJudge Ahalt has conducted over 30,000 mediations for parties in wide ranging subject matters including personal injury, medical malpractice, real estate, business disputes, construction, and many others.You can contact Judge Ahalt to start an arbitration by checking his online calendar and sending an email to