Phillip Schaedler began his legal career with the defense litigation law firm of Janes & Hall P.C. in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. At Janes & Hall, Phill represented local health care facilities, physicians and the area's largest financial institution, Isabella Bank and Trust. Leaving Mt. Pleasant in 1984, Phill 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 a claims consultant to the world's oldest and fourth largest property and casualty insurance company Phill’s work centered around representation of international construction, demolition and fire suppression manufacturers. Phill Schaedler has been a national leader in the area of health care facility risk management and alternative risk finance. He has been on the forefront of the adoption and application of alternative dispute resolution techniques in the health care industry. Phill’s practice in Adrian, Michigan, centers around alternative dispute resolution in both the general civil and domestic relations cases.


BS, Social Science (Pre-Law), Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Juris Doctor, University of Toledo College of Law and MA, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH

Certified Professional Healthcare Risk Manager (CPHRM) – July, 2001
Adjunct Professor, University of North Carolina-Charlotte
College of Social Science/Graduate School of Health Care Administration
SCAO Certified Divorce, Custody and General Civil Mediator


Advanced Mediation Training in business to business disputes – Alternative Dispute Resolution Program at Michigan State University College of Law June 9 and 10, 2006
Mediation Panel Member Lenawee County, Isabella County, Shiawasee County and Kalamazoo County Bar Associations
Director and Fellow, American Society for Healthcare Risk Management
Director and Vice Chairman, North Carolina Self-Insurance Guaranty Association 1994- 2000
Member – Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, July 2003
Member Board of Directors, Michigan Council for Family and Divorce Mediation, 2004 - Present
Member ABA and Michigan Bar – Alternative Dispute Resolution Sections
Certified Autoline Arbitrator – Council of Better Business Bureaus
Approved mediator –Construction Dispute Resolution Services, Santa Fe, New Mexico