Beyond all else, I have great respect for those who maintain the ethical and... more
Beyond all else, I have great respect for those who maintain the ethical and professional integrity of the Bar, the judiciary, and the judicial system. By striving to upholdintegrity within the profession, we are better able to serve our clients.Each day attorneys are faced with ethical and moral decisions which can greatly impact the lives of our clients and those with whom we encounter within... view profile
I am and have always been a very active member in our community serving on multiple... more
I am and have always been a very active member in our community serving on multiple boards for not for profit organizations. I am also a father of 2 boys and have been married for over 30 years. When I am not working, I am an avid sailor and have written sailing articles that have been published in national magazines.
The mediation process can help you resolve disputes without going to court. In a mediation proceeding, a neutral third party (a mediation lawyer or mediator) meets with you and the person you disagree with. Mediators are trained to find mediation solutions in legal disputes, including divorce mediation and business disagreement mediation. The mediator acts as a facilitator, helping you negotiate until a solution is found. Mediation is the most informal process for dispute resolution and is usually the least expensive method. The drawback is that, unlike an arbitrator in arbitration, the mediator does not make a final decision. So, unless the parties agree and enter into a settlement agreement, the mediation can end without the dispute being solved.