Pittsburgh Mediator Lee W. Davis has extensive experience in various alternative dispute resolution services, including mediation in personal injury cases, motorcycle accident cases, environmental litigation, toxic torts, construction disputes, and labor and employment matters. In his role as ADR neutral, Mr. Davis has more than twenty-five years of experience in handling litigation and arbitration matters and he has been involved in the settlement and resolution of thousands of cases. Mr. Davis offers online scheduling and reasonable hourly and half-day rates and his services provide the opportunity for a cost-effective way to resolve litigation matters and other disputes.
Mediation is a method of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) that can provide quicker, less expensive, alternative to litigation for the parties involved.
Mediation is a structured, interactive process where an impartial third party assists disputing parties in resolving conflict through the use of specialized communication and negotiation techniques. All participants in mediation are encouraged to actively participate in the process. Wikipedia
Other types of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) that are different from Mediation:
Arbitration, a form of alternative dispute resolution, is a way to resolve disputes outside the judiciary courts. The dispute will be decided by one or more persons, which renders the ‘arbitration award’. Wikipedia
Early Neutral Evaluation
The technique of early neutral evaluation (ENE) have focus on market ineterships, and—based on that focus—offers a basis for sensible case-management or a suggested resolution of the entire case in its very early stages.
In early neutral evaluation, an evaluator acts as a neutral person to assess the strengths and weaknesses of each of the parties and to discuss the same with parties jointly or in caucuses, so that parties gain awareness (via independent evaluation) of the merits of their case. Wikipedia
About Lee W. Davis
Over his legal career, Mr. Davis has been responsible for handling, evaluating and exploring the resolution of thousands of personal injury lawsuits involving a wide range of disputes – including personal injury litigation, environmental litigation, toxic tort litigation, employment litigation and construction litigation.