I grew up in a small central Texas town called China Spring. During my last year of law school I practiced with my student bar card at the law firm of Hampton & Associates, after passing the bar with the highest score in the history of Texas A&M g...
Practice areas & skills: Arbitration, Business, International Law, Real Estate, Estate Planning
Review: “Damon Reed was amazing in my divorce. He is empathetic and great judge of character. I could not have asked for a better attorney to guide me though such a difficult process. I am forever grateful to him. ”
Practice areas & skills: Arbitration, Consumer, Criminal, Family, Litigation: Personal Injury
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.