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

The Maharashtra State Legal Services Authority, in conjunction with SAMA as technology facilitator, is organising an Online Lok Adalat tentative to be held from 20th February – 20th March.

It’s worth noting that DE JURE (Data and Evidence for justice reform, part of the World Bank Group ) is closely working with Sama as a knowledge partner to evaluate the effectiveness of Online Lok Adalats in India and conduct an impact assessment of this project on all stakeholders. It will be a great opportunity to be a part of the same.

Who can apply as a Mediator?

  • Practicing advocates, Accredited and experienced Mediators, who can devote time and dedication to the access to justice cause.
  • Applicants who are fluent in Marathi or Hindi will be preferred and must possess a laptop with stable internet connection.
  • The 4-week commitment is expected to commence on February 20th, 2022 for Mediators.

Who can apply as a Case Manager?

All Law Students, recent graduates, practicing Advocates, who can devote time and dedication to the access to justice cause.

– Applicants who are fluent in Marathi or Hindi will be preferred and must possess a laptop with stable internet connection.

– The 4-week commitment is expected to commence on February 20th, 2022 for Case Managers.

Work Description:

Mediators and case manager positions will be allotted to applicants on a first-come-first-serve-basis. The role would require them to work on matters involving loans, family disputes, Bank Matters, Motor Accident Claims, Cheque Bounce cases etc.

Case Managers will be required to coordinate between Mediators and Litigants.

Please note that only those Mediators will be empanelled for this project who have :-

  1. previously taken up Mediation/Conciliation cases, or
  2. Have been practicing in Court, or
  3. Are an accredited mediator.

Incentives:

  • Top Three Mediators from this Maharashtra Online Lok Adalat will be rewarded. (Rs. 15,000, Rs. 9,000 and Rs 6,000 respectively )
  • Top Three Case Managers will be rewarded. ( Rs. 5,000, Rs. 3,000, Rs. 2,000)
  • Case Managers and Mediators will be provided with experience certificates at the end of the engagement.
  • Well performing case managers will be given a chance to be a part of the core team in the next Online Lok Adalat.

How to apply?

Kindly fill up this form

Mediators – https://forms.gle/zFSv75JbhciwhkLB7

Case Managers – https://forms.gle/5sfEzSuY8PheuqHZ7

For further information, contact

Ajitesh Priyadarshi (Chief State Coordinator)  +91 9135687335

Divyesh Rao (Case Management and Technical support Coordinator, SAMA) +91 8910228891(call).

And for any more queries participants can mail at help@odrways.com

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