Practice Areas

EMPLOYMENT DISPUTES

Employment disputes are common in the workplace and can often be settled internally.  Many companies have procedures in place that make it relatively simple to raise and settle issues when they arise, but sometimes this internal system is not enough.  There are occasions in which a dispute does not get settled using the company’s dispute resolution process.  When this occurs, the dispute can be settled using the services of an external source that engages in the practice of mediation. Read More…

LABOR NEGOTIATIONS

Using mediation during contract negotiations or to settle labor disputes (e.g., alleged violations of the labor agreement) offers a number of benefits.  Mediation can assist labor and management avoid economic actions such as strikes and allegations of violations of federal labor laws. Read More…

CIVIL DISPUTES

Mediation is one of the most effective tools available for resolving civil disputes, especially those involving contract issues.  Disputing parties often seek to resolve the matter through litigation because they know of no other way.  When they realize mediation is an option and they can save time, money, and frustration, they are eager to engage in the process.  Often, mediation produces a more effective resolution than any other option. Read More…

LANDLORD TENANT

Mediation can be effective in settling disputes between landlords and tenants.  Not only does it leave the disputing parties in control of the resolution, it also makes it possible for the relationship to continue after the dispute is resolved.  It can also assist the tenant and the landlord in concluding their relationship on terms favorable to both. Read More…