I was an early adopter of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)—ways of resolving disputes without going to court—and have worked in the field since 1989. My services are non-partisan in nature; I don’t take sides in a dispute or advocate for anyone. Nor do I provide legal or financial advice. I only decide outcomes if people who are at an impasse authorize me to make a ruling.
As an ADR neutral, I help individuals, businesses, and organizations resolve disputes when litigation is threatened or pending by serving as their
As an ADR consultant, I help public and private bodies to manage recurring disputes by serving as their
- ADR course designer and trainer
- independent complaint handler
- independent reviewer
- process advisor.
As an estate mediator, I conduct both voluntary and court-mandated mediations that help people and their professional advisors resolve matters such as
- dependants’ support claims
- issues on intestacy
- challenges to testamentary capacity
- quantum meruit & trust claims
- disputes over personal effects.
I do not provide services in estate disputes where people do not have legal representation.
See my Professional Summary here.