What Is Private Arbitration, and Can Arbitration Help Me Resolve My Legal Problem?

What Is Private Arbitration, and Can Arbitration Help Me Resolve My Legal Problem?

Private arbitration is an agreed method for parties to resolve current or future legal disputes in lieu of traditional court litigation. Often, private arbitration is simpler, faster, and cheaper than going to trial in civil cases. However, this is not always true. And, sometimes, a…

What Is Mediation, and How Can Mediation Help Me?

What Is Mediation, and How Can Mediation Help Me?

Mediation is an alternative dispute resolution process involving a neutral third-party, who attempts to resolve disputes by seeking the parties’ agreement to a negotiated solution.  Mediation is not litigation or arbitration.  In litigation and arbitration, a judge or an arbitrator resolves a dispute by making…

The Risks & Alternatives of Litigation for Businesses

The Risks & Alternatives of Litigation for Businesses

Whether a small business owner or an officer or owner of a more complex business, if your company gets sued it will face unanticipated costs to defend, future financial risk, and public exposure which can hurt your brand.  In order to mitigate your risks promptly…

What is Mediation and How Can It Help Me?

What is Mediation and How Can It Help Me?

Mediation is an alternative dispute resolution (ADR) process that includes a neutral third-party, who attempts to resolve disputes  by seeking the parties’ agreement to a negotiated solution. Mediation is not litigation or arbitration.  In litigation and arbitration, a judge or an arbitrator resolves a dispute…

Who Can I Contact to Discuss My Legal Issues with in Oregon and Washington?

Who Can I Contact to Discuss My Legal Issues with in Oregon and Washington?

If you live in Oregon or Washington, you may be looking for an attorney.  However, like many people, you may not know who to talk to contact.  We recommend you talk first with trusted friends and colleagues to see if they can make an appropriate…