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MEMBER PROFILE: Hon. R. Keegan Federal Jr.
 
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Hon. R. Keegan Federal Jr.
Miles Mediation & Arbitration Services, LLC
6 Concourse Parkway, Suite 1950
Atlanta, GA 30328

Tel: (678) 320-9118
Fax: (404) 389-0831
Email: kfederal@milesmediation.com
www.milesmediation.com

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ONLINE APPOINTMENT SCHEDULING
   
Calendar Last Updated: 17 Oct 17

 




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Click your preferred date to send our office a Date Request form.

All such requests will go immediately to
Keegan Federal's scheduling staff
(Scheduling Coordinator, schedule@milesmediation.com)

 

ADR SERVICES & CERTIFICATIONS
 
ADR Services:
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Serving the following Judicial Districts & Circuits:

1st - Brunswick, Eastern
2nd - Dougherty, Tifton
3rd - Chattahoochee, Houston, Macon
4th - Rockdale, Stone Mountain
5th - Atlanta
6th - Clayton, Griffin
7th - Cherokee, Cobb, Rome
8th - Oconee
9th - Gwinnett, North-Eastern
10th - Augusta

[ Click for Map of Georgia's Districts & Circuits ]


CASE EXPERIENCE
 
Hon. R. Keegan Federal Jr. has experience in the following areas of Civil Law:
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Hon. R. Keegan Federal Jr. has experience in the following areas of Family Law:
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PROFESSIONAL INFORMATION

Biographical Notes:
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During his eight years as a Superior Court Judge, Judge Federal gained a reputation as an innovative, fearless, and progressive jurist who ruled on causes before him according to the law, without favor toward or sympathy for any party, and without regard to any "political" consequences.

Judge Federal was an early proponent of the benefits of mediation and arbitration as an alternative to traditional litigation. In the early 1980's, he was elected to chair the Advisory Board to the Atlanta Justice Center for Dispute Resolution and conducted many of the early training sessions for lawyers, judges, and others who were advocates of ADR. Beginning in 1992, Judge Federal was one of three former judges recruited to JAMS by Judge Jack Etheridge, who headed the Atlanta office. After three years as a JAMS panelist, Judge Federal opted to continue his ADR practice independently and he has been conducting hearings for lawyers and their clients in various cities around the State since that time. He has been called on to resolve many contentious and high-stakes cases involving multi-million dollar claims between companies, individuals, and governmental entities, serving as a mediator, arbitrator, and Court-appointed special master. These disputes have been in the areas of business contracts, attorney malpractice, accountants malpractice, securities violations, employment discrimination, sexual harassment, fraud, conspiracy, copyright, personal injury, wrongful death, premises liability, sales commissions, executive compensation, dram shop, environmental, aviation (notably including most of the ValuJet crash cases), insurance coverage, riparian rights, boundary line disputes, construction defects and damages, brokerage and securities claims, roadway accidents, design defects, products liability, professional misconduct, high-end divorces, fee disputes, and many others.

Judge Federal was a co-author of the textbook "Legal Aspects of Private Security" and the founder and executive editor of the "Private Security Case Law Reporter.".He was also an Adjunct Professor of Litigation at Emory Law School (1978-1984).

Education:
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  • J.D., Emory University School of Law - 1966
  • A.B. in Law, Emory University School of Law - 1965
  • M.B.A. Graduate studies, Georgia State University, '66-'68



Languages
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English

Memberships & Affiliations :
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Judge Federal has been recognized for his leadership skills by being asked by his peers to serve in various leadership positions including: The Board of Councillors of The Carter Center, the Board of Directors (and Treasurer) of the Atlanta Bar Association, American Red Cross, U.S.O. Council of Georgia, Atlanta Mental Health Assn, the Georgia Brain Injury Assn, Outstanding Atlanta, and The National Center for Paralegal Training. He is also a Fellow of the Association of Court-Appointed Masters, member of the Atlanta Lawyers Club, Old Warhorse Lawyers Club, State Bar of Georgia, and the Kiwanis Club of Atlanta. Judge Federal is on the Executive Board of the Atlanta Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America. He was the first Caucasian chairman of the Hispanic Contractors Association of Georgia, and a member of the Board of Directors of the Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.  Keegan is also a member of the Bar of the District of Columbia, and he is admitted to practice in all state and federal Courts in Georgia, the District of Columbia, and in the United States Supreme Court.

RATES & PAYMENT INFORMATION

Rates: Rates vary - please call for details.
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Payment: If guaranteed by attorneys, fees are billed at the conclusion and payable upon receipt.
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Cancellation Policy: None w/ 3 days notice; payment for one day (6 hrs.) if less than 3 days notice
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