Call for Mediators and Case Managers, Lok Adalat, Maharashtra State Legal Services Authority, World Bank, SAMA

Maharashtra State Legal Services Authority in conjunction with SAMA as the technology facilitator is organizing an online attempt of Lok Adalat which will be held from April 25 – May 15.

It should be noted that DE JURE (Data and Evidence for justice reform, part of the World Bank Group) is working closely with Sama as a knowledge partner to assess the effectiveness of Online Lok Adalats in India and conduct an evaluation of the impact of this project on all stakeholders.

During the Indian Mediation Week 2021, the Minister of Law and Justice, Government of India, Mr. Kiren Rijiju appreciated the work done by Sama Neutrals (Mediators and Arbitrators) and Case Managers in promoting the settlement of disputes. Online Dispute (ODR) in India! Click here to watch the video.

Who can apply as a mediator?

  • Practicing lawyersAccredited and experienced Mediatorswho can devote time and dedication to the cause of access to justice.
  • Applicants who are fluent in Marathi or Hindi will be preferred and should have a laptop with a stable internet connection.
  • The 3 week commitment is scheduled to start on April 25, 2022 for mediators.

Who can apply as a case manager?

All Law studentsrecent graduates, Practicing lawyerswho can devote time and dedication to the cause of access to justice.

– Candidates who are fluent in Marathi or Hindi will be preferred and should have a laptop with a stable internet connection.

– The 3-week commitment should start on April 25, 2022 for case managers.

To note: Mediator and Case Manager positions will be allocated to candidates on a first-come, first-served basis, taking into account their responses.

Description of work:

Mediators and case managers will be required to work on matters involving loans, family disputes, banking matters, traffic accident claims, bad check cases, etc. Case managers will need to coordinate between mediators and litigants.

Please note that only mediators will be appointed for this project, who have:-

  • mediation/conciliation cases already handled, or
  • Have practiced in court, or
  • Be an accredited mediator.

Incentives:

  • The top three mediators in this Maharashtra Online Lok Adalat will be awarded with cash prizes of Rs. 15,000 rupees. 9,000 and Rs 6,000 respectively.
  • The top three case managers will be awarded with cash prizes of Rs. 5,000 rupees. 3000 rupees. 2,000.
  • Case managers and mediators will receive certificates of recognition at the end of this project.
  • Top performing Case Managers and Base Managers will have the chance to be part of the base team of the upcoming Online Lok Adalat. They will also have the opportunity to work on private files deposited on sama. Assessment Internship opportunity at sama to consider a full-time position at sama.

How to register?

Please complete the form below.

Mediators – https://forms.gle/oVgpCvASrtnwBVcn8

Case Managers – https://forms.gle/6vJxw5sWELynMSxc9

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For more information, contact:

Ajitesh Priyadarshi (Chief State Coordinator) +91 9135687335

Jishnu Veetil (Head of Operations) +91 8547582737

For any other questions, participants can send an e-mail [email protected]

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