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Yvonne Takvorian Saville, Esquire

Weiss & Saville, P.A.
1105 North Market Street, Suite 200
P. O. Box 370 (19899)
Wilmington, DE 19801

Phone: 302-656-0400
Fax: 302-656-5011
Email: ytsaville@mweissesq.com
Other URL http://www.weissandsaville.com

Ms. Saville is a director with the law firm Weiss & Saville, P.A., where her practice is focused on plaintiff’s civil litigation in the areas of personal injury, workers’ compensation and serving as Delaware counsel in asbestos toxic tort litigation. She has been appointed as a Special Master for complex civil cases in The United States District Court for the District of Delaware. Ms. Saville is a frequent Alternative Dispute Resolution practitioner as both a certified mediator and arbitrator, having handled over 5,000 cases.

In recognition of her practice as a mediator, Ms. Saville was recently accepted as a Fellow with the American College of Civil Trial Mediators and inducted as a member of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals. She is an Adjunct Professor at Widener Law School where she is an instructor in alternative dispute resolution.

Types of Cases Mediated

  • Civil (general)
  • Construction
  • Contracts
  • Discrimination
  • Employment
  • General Mediation
  • Insurance
  • Medical
  • Personal Injury
  • Professional Fees
  • Torts
  • Worker's Comp

MEMBER: 2014

Fellow

Background

Ms. Saville serves on the Executive Committee and is the Past President of the Delaware State Bar Association (DSBA). She is a member and previous Chair of DSBA’s Workers’ Compensation Section, as well as a member of the Women and the Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Litigation and Small Firms and Solo Practitioner Sections. She has served on the Editorial Board for the DSBA monthly journal, In Re: and on the DSBA Nominating Committee. She has also been active with the Combined Campaign for Justice since 2004 and has been a Communications Co-Chair from 2007 to the present.

For the last 15 years, Ms. Saville has served on the Board of Governors for the Delaware Trial Lawyers Association. She is a past President of DTLA and began her second term as President in July, 2015. Peer recognized for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2015 and 2016 in the field of Mediation. Named the Best Lawyers® 2015 Mediation “Lawyer of the Year” in Wilmington.

•Peer recognized by Philadelphia Magazine as a Delaware Super Lawyer in the area of Alternative Dispute Resolution, 2013, 2014,2015.

•Peer recognized and Readers' Choice by Delaware Today Magazine as a Delaware Top Alternative Dispute Resolution Lawyer, 2013, 2014.

•“AV” Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Pre-Eminent Rating 5.0 out of 5 in the areas of Personal Injury, Alternative Dispute Resolution and Workers’ Compensation since 2012.

•Peer recognized as a Top Lawyer by Delaware Today Magazine as Delaware’s Top Worker’s Compensation Lawyers, 2010.

•Outstanding Service Award, presented by Widener University School of Law in recognition of “dedication and service to the legal community”, 2006

•Five-Year Volunteer Service Award, presented by the Office of the Child Advocate in recognition of “pro bono work on behalf of children”, 2006

•Key Contact of the Year Award, presented by the Delaware Trial Lawyers’ Association in recognition of “outstanding service in support of Delaware’s civil justice system”, 2003

•Winner, 16th Annual Judge G. Fred Dibona Moot Court Competition, Widener University School of Law, 1994.

•University of Delaware Woman of Promise Award, 1992

Education/Training

•Widener University School of Law, J.D., 1995
•University of Delaware, B.A., 1992

Practicing in Delaware

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