Alternate Dispute Resolution

Mediation and ArbitrationI have often discussed mediation and arbitration as methods of resolving construction disputes here at Construction Law Musings.  I have also discussed my journey from construction litigator to litigator/mediator. This page consolidates my thoughts as well as those of others into one place for your review.

Please let me know your thoughts on ADR or contact me with any questions (whether they be about mediation, arbitration or otherwise).  Also, if you are interested in mediation services, please review the information at my firm website and let me know how I can help.

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When is Mediation Appropriate for Your Construction Case?

Here at Construction Law Musings, I have often discussed mediation as a good alternative to the expense and headaches of litigation.  What I have discussed less often are the circumstances in which it is most appropriate to consider or even push for mediation. The obvious and clearest time that mediation must be used is where…

Flying Solo: How it Helps My Construction Clients

Originally posted 2013-02-18 11:17:31. Republished by Blog Post PromoterTwo and a half years ago, on July 1, 2010, I opened my solo practice.  At the time, I really had no insight into how big this change would be from a positive, customer service, perspective. When I made the decision to go solo with my construction…

Anatomy of a Construction Dispute- A Wrap Up

Over the past four weeks, I’ve “mused” on the “stages” of a construction dispute.  What started as a kernel of thought in my mind turned into what has seemed to be a popular set of four posts that I hope were both informative and interesting.  Because of the great feedback I’ve gotten, I thought that…

Anatomy of a Construction Dispute- An Alternative

Over the past three weeks, I’ve discussed three “stages” of a construction dispute from the claim, to how to increase the pressure for payment, to the litigation.  While these three steps are all too often necessary tools in your construction collection arsenal, they are expensive and time consuming.  No well run construction business can or…

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