Available for mediations and arbitrations in Connecticut, New York, Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Selected for “Best Lawyers” since 2006.

Member: National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals, College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, American Arbitration Association Commercial, Mediation, Construction and Employment/Labor panels.

After over 15 years as a Judge of the Connecticut Superior Court, Beverly J. Hodgson has become a private arbitrator and mediator. She was the first judge assigned to the Complex Litigation Docket at its inception in 1998, and she has adjudicated and conducted settlement negotiations in a wide variety of civil cases, including commercial and contract disputes, insurance coverage, medical malpractice, land use, employment, construction, consumer, will contests, environmental and personal injury cases.

Her experience includes litigating class action lawsuits as a lawyer and adjudicating them as a judge. She served as a court-appointed monitor in Allen v. Department of Correction, a sexual harassment case pending in the U.S. District Court in Connecticut, as interim executive director of the Connecticut Office of State Ethics, and as an investigator of Title IX complaints at Yale University.

She teaches ADR skills at Yale Law School.

She is the co-author of Alternate Dispute Resolution in Connecticut's Courts (Atlantic Law Books), a compendium of Connecticut case law and procedure in arbitration and other ADR matters. She has frequently written columns on ADR subjects for the Connecticut Law Tribune. A graduate of Brown University and Yale Law School, she was a trial lawyer and partner at one of Connecticut's leading law firms before going on the bench in 1987. She successfully argued a case in the United States Supreme Court.

Her calendar is listed at http://www.nadn.org/beverly-hodgson.