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James E. Mahar, Mediator & Arbitrator, Gainesville, Georgia.

James E. Mahar

Hulsey, Oliver & Mahar LLP
200 E.E. Butler Parkway
P. O. Box 1457
Gainesville, GA, 30501
Tel: (770) 532-6312
Cell: (678) 316-2936
Fax: (770) 531-9230
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Recognized to Georgia Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration Other ADR Services: Early Neutral Evaluation, Med-Arb


Mr. Mahar has 37 years experience in litigation and 22 years experience in mediation. He has litigation experience in personal injury, wrongful death, business, construction, and domestic relations cases. Mr. Mahar has handled over 1000 mediations in a wide variety of cases.

Mr. Mahar is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, the American Bar Association, and the Gainesville-Northeastern Circuit Bar Association serving as president from 1996 to 1997. He is a registered mediator, arbitrator and early neutral case evaluator. Mr. Mahar also serves as a Special Master for attorney discipline cases.

Case Experience

  • Automotive
  • Civil Rights
  • Commercial/Business
  • Construction
  • Contract Disputes
  • Eminent Domain
  • Insurance
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Libel & Slander
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Partnerships
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Negligence
  • Real Estate
  • Torts
  • Trusts / Estates
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Wrongful Death


  • University of Georgia, A.B. (1967), J.D. (1974)

Memberships & Affiliations

  • President, Gainesville-Northeastern Circuit Bar Association (1996-1997)
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • American Bar Association
  • Georgia Council for Dispute Resolution
  • Founding member, Georgia Academy of Mediators and Arbitrators
  • Association for Conflict Resolution
  • The National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals

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