Mediation and Arbitration is significantly faster than other forms of alternative dispute resolution or civil litigation. Mediation is an informal and confidential process brought before a neutral third party. The process allows both parties the opportunity to present their issues, clear up misunderstandings, and find areas of agreement. Thad Myers, a Certified Mediator, adds value to the process as his legal experience may provide insight regarding issues either party may not have considered.
Mediating a dispute is a valuable and viable first option before resorting to litigation because of the many advantages. Most attorneys will recommend mediation, with specific cases, to produce better results for both parties. The process is less adversarial and more cooperation between the parties many advantages are quickly realized. Mediation typically only takes days or weeks to resolve a dispute between parties. Lawsuits can take months or possibly years to resolve a dispute. Mediation provides more reasonable timetable for resolving a dispute.