Phillip Schaedler began his legal career with the defense litigation law firm of Janes & Hall P.C. in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, representing local health care facilities, physicians, and financial institutions. In 1984, Phil began a 20-year career in the health care and insurance industry representing some of the nation's leading community hospitals and health care systems as well as the world's oldest and fourth largest property and casualty insurance company. He has been a national leader in the area of health care risk management and alternative risk finance, and at the forefront of the adoption and application of alternative dispute resolutio techniques in the health care industry.
Phil is a former board member and chair of the Family Mediation Council - Michigan, the State Bar of Michigan Alternative Dispute Resolution Council, and the State Bar of Michigan Character and Fitness Committee for District H, and he currently serves on the State Bar of Michigan's Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee.
He is a member in good standing of:
The State Bar of Michigan
The American Bar Association
The Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel
…..and he is a member, fellow, and former board member of the American Society of Health Care Risk Management. He is also a certified professional healthcare risk manager and a member of MSHRM since 1984.
Phil's practice in Adrian, Michigan, centers on alternative dispute resolution in both general civil and domestic relations cases. He is a trained practitioner in the areas of facilitative and evaluative mediation and arbitration as well as collaborative law.
Areas of Practice
Our firm Schaedler & Lacasse, PC practices primarily in the areas of:
Land Use Planning
Alternative Dispute Resolution.
We have an extensive facilitative mediation and arbitration practice, focusing on
Family (including custody and parenting time)
Land use issues