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What’s in it for Me?

If I’m a business owner or in-house lawyer, why would I use an alternative dispute resolution service like just Resolve? How will it benefit me and/or my company? Well, like any new product or service, Just Resolve has to be better, faster, or cheaper, than the alternatives (litigation, arbitration, mediation, or doing nothing). Here’s what’s in it for you! SAVE MONEY: Just Resolve is cheaper than the alternatives. Unlike competitors, Just Resolve’s non-adversarial dispute resolution service has a fixed (orRead More

Client Centric Lawyers

What does it mean to be a client centric lawyer? Lawyers get a bad rap sometimes and are seen as money grubbing slime-balls who bleed their clients for every dime they have. Now, that may be true in the movies but it hasn’t been true in my experience as an attorney. Most lawyers I know and have come across have been very client centric and are concerned about what is best for their client. (Whether the client listens to theirRead More

Who Decides?

The ultimate decision maker can be one of the most important factors in resolving your dispute. Is your dispute being decided by a judge or a jury? Or an arbitrator or panel of arbitrators? Or is a mediator helping you come to an agreement? Or a proactive arbiter? Let’s take a look at the roles of each in more detail. Judges Judges are either appointed (at the Federal level) or elected (at the State level, with an outright election orRead More

Runaway Costs and Domino Delays: Innovative Ways to Resolve Subcontractor Disputes

Deciding Factors in Choosing a Dispute Resolution Method, And Why It Matters Whenever a disagreement can’t be settled in a couple conversations, it may become necessary to choose a dispute resolution method to resolve such disagreement.  Consequently, you should know a few things about the available dispute resolution methods. First, you should know your options – currently there are at least six basic methods (see the accompanying table), and second, you should know when it makes sense to use eachRead More