I have almost 20 years of litigation and mediation experience, having seen both good... more
I have almost 20 years of litigation and mediation experience, having seen both good and bad results. I bring all of that experience to bear in my mediations and arbitrations, keeping focused on the big picture of a positive outcome without ignoring the details of the necessary steps to end disputes with a positive result. I am naturally inquisitive, and bring that constant "asking why" attitud... view profile
When you want to settle a dispute without going to court, you may benefit from the services of an arbitration lawyer. In an arbitration setting, you and the other involved party select a neutral third person to serve as an arbitrator. Acting in the role of an informal judge, the arbitration lawyer listens to both sides of your dispute. Unlike a court proceeding, arbitration involves no formal procedural rules and gives you a chance to tell your story in your own words. After hearing the arguments, the arbitrator makes a final binding decision. The decision is legally enforceable if someone later tries to renege. The arbitration process is very similar to court litigation but is more casual, flexible, and private—and less expensive and time-consuming.