Arbitration and Mediation offer a very viable, expedient and growing departure from the traditional judicial system. For example, the time required to schedule a hearing can be relatively short compared to a normal civil trial that often takes years. Other salient ingredients that permeate both Arbitration and Mediation are that no public record is created and confidentiality be observed.
ADR is a new experience not only for attorneys but their clients. The issue is oftentimes raised whether an attorney has a legal duty to inform his client of the availability of ADR.
I will develop a succinct explanation
to compare Litigation with Arbitration and Mediation.
My working experience with people, various business
enterprises and organizations coupled with a legal
education and practice, I believe, offers me a solid
foundation in the ADR field.
My biography herein available corroborates
Dealers' Plight 2008"