What Are The Benefits of Mediation vs. Going To Court? – Phoenix Arizona

As an Arizona employment and Arizona family law attorney, I have seen the negative impact of litigation on its participants.  Though litigation is often necessary to pursue one’s rights, it has many disadvantages.   In a nutshell, the litigation process is: a)    Time consuming – It is not unusual for litigation to take more than two years to complete – and significantly longer if either party appeals the trial court’s decision. b)    Emotionally draining and / or traumatizing -- Without … [Read more...]

Using Mediation Over An Employment Discrimination Lawsuit – Arizona

Picture this situation: An employee in Arizona receives her first disciplinary action. She is angry and concerned about what this means for her future job outlook with the company. Then, she gets upset-- she can think of two other employees who did what she did without receiving any type of written warning.  She wonders why she is being treated differently than the others. Is it because of the color of her skin? Could it be because she is a woman? She remembers that one manager who previously … [Read more...]

Alona M. Gottfried, Esq.
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