My goal in every case is to assess the situation, explain the legal landscape to my... more
My goal in every case is to assess the situation, explain the legal landscape to my client, outline the possible courses of action, and then help the client choose the course of action that has the best chance of achieving a reasonable outcome. I am admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts in Indiana (Northern and Southern Districts), the Northern District of Illinois (includin... view profile
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.
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