"Our mission is to provide impartial, professional, highly-effective, timely and cost efficient mediation services to our clients. We strive to help each party achieve a clear understanding of all aspects of their dispute and the advantage of working toward a resolution that will result in optimal results for all parties. Dispute resolution is our goal."
Mediation is a process in which a neutral third party (the mediator) assists two or more participants in resolving a dispute. The mediator works with the parties to help them reach an agreement but the mediator has no decision-making authority and cannot tell you what to do.Resolve Conflict Today
Mediation is a negotiation process in which the disputing parties are assisted by a neutral party they have jointly chosen.
Mediation is private and confidential. Under Rule 31, as a general rule, evidence and offers that are exchanged cannot be used in trial should the mediation fail. Successful mediations are binding and the case is considered settled.
Mediation leaves parties in control of the process. This control often results in a very high success rate which saves both time and money.
Not only does mediation save time and money, it also opens up options which may not be available in court proceedings. There is no risk of being judged unjustly or unfairly by a judge or jury. Mediation is an informal , non intimidating proces
Mediation is a viable alternative any time both parties have a desire to settle. A common goal often results in a favorable resolution
You can mediate at any stage of a dispute. By mediating early when a conflict arises, you can advance the process toward a resolution. Before you litigate, try to identify "common ground" that will give a good basis toward settlement.
Mediators act as a neutral third party who help clients express their wants and needs to each other in order to expedite an agreement.
Mediators serve as a guide to help parties gather and analyze information, define issues, generate alternatives and explore ways to reach an agreement suitable to both parties.
Most mediations do not require you to have an attorney, but it is advised to have at least consulted with one before mediation.
Often a signed mediation agreement is a legal contract. Therefore, it might be helpful to have an attorney to answer questions regarding your legal rights
Mediation is designed to lead to a mutually beneficial compromise by following distinct stages.
Mediators do not impose decisions. Mediation is a multi-stage process designed to get results. While it is an informal process, the mediation is designed to follow a certain pattern and flow for best results. You have to trust the process for it to work.