Find a business mediator in Arizona

In the past decade, courts all over the country to require litigants to attempt mediation before having a trial or hearing. In Arizona, Alternative Dispute Resolution ("ADR") is mandatory for all parties regardless of the amounts involved and arbitration is mandatory for all disputes when the amount in controversy is below $50,000.00  Unfortunately, not all those appointed to settle cases have the same experience especially regarding business related disputes.  Many have no experience at … [Read more...]

Arizona Business Mediation

In the past decade, courts all over the country to require litigants to attempt mediation before having a trial or hearing. In Arizona, Alternative Dispute Resolution ("ADR") is mandatory for all parties regardless of the amounts involved and arbitration is mandatory for all disputes when the amount in controversy is below $50,000.00  Unfortunately, not all those appointed to settle cases have the same experience especially regarding business related disputes.  Many have no experience at … [Read more...]

Using Mediation to Prevent Conflicts in Arizona When Forming Agreements

Many agreements between friends, partners and family are sealed with only a handshake.  For example, people enter agreements to buy property, start a business, share a timeshare or boat or even to share living expenses.  No matter how informal, these agreements constitute the formation of a business relationship with potentially serious legal consequences. The failure to discuss details of a business relationship and commit the agreement to writing is a recipe for disaster.  At some point, … [Read more...]

The Benefit of Mediating Business Disputes in Arizona

Conflicts and disputes are a routine and expected part of business.  The variables are the time, effort and manner in which the business leader devotes to resolving these issues.  Obviously, the primary goals in resolving the dispute is to put into it the least amount of time, effort and cost and preserve any beneficial relationships.  The best method for accomplishing these goals is mediation.  There are many advantages to mediation over engaging in litigation.  Set forth below are … [Read more...]

How Can My Arizona Business Avoid Lawsuits

In this economy, few Arizona businesses can afford the high cost of litigation.  It is generally quite expensive to hire attorney in Phoenix.  Further, a lost lawsuit can result in a big judgment against a business.  The person or entity that sued your company can take steps to collect that judgment.  Litigation also taxes your business’s time and resources.  For example, you will need employees to pull and copy document demanded by the other party.  Employees may also have to sit for … [Read more...]

Why To Use A Mediator When Resolving Business Disputes in Arizona

Today’s business world moves very quickly and success depends upon establishing and maintaining successful working relationships.  The difference between success and failure can often be simply communicating and resolving disputes amicably before the relationships are forever damaged.  Mediation can successfully and inexpensively resolve disputes and open lines of communication that foster better business relationships. Some of the benefits of Mediation in Arizona over litigation include: … [Read more...]

Alona M. Gottfried, Esq.
8160 E Butherus Dr, Suite #7 Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Phone: (480) 776-8271