I am a mediator/arbitrator and practice personal injury and civil rights law. I was... more
I am a mediator/arbitrator and practice personal injury and civil rights law. I was on the bench for 19 years as a Washington Court of Appeals Commissioner and Judge and a Spokane County Superior Court Judge. I am a neutral with the American Arbitration Association.
I've been practicing law for 28 years, with a strong focus on construction law. I... more
I've been practicing law for 28 years, with a strong focus on construction law. I have been very active in our community and also in the legal profession for many years and was honored this year to be named the Professional of the Year by the Spokane County Bar Association.
Teach numerous employment seminars for organizations and employers including:... more
Teach numerous employment seminars for organizations and employers including: Washington State Bar Association Spokane County Bar Association Washington State Trial Lawyers Association (now Washington State Association for Justice) Physicians Insurance Washington Casualty Company Washington Governmental Entity Pool National Business Institute Council on Education in Management Lorman E... view profile
John H. Guin represents owners, design professionals, contractors, subcontractors,... more
John H. Guin represents owners, design professionals, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers,sureties and lendersin all aspects of construction-related matters. Mr. Guin has experience in state and federal courts in Washington, Montana, and Idaho, representing clients in jury trials, bench trials, boards of contract appeals, administrative hearings, and private arbitration and mediation. Mr. Gu... 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.