Legal Representation

We represent our clients in streamlined dispute resolution processes outside of the court system in which the clients make the process determinations and keep control over the decision making and the final outcome.

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Proactive Legal Counsel

The best time to have a lawyer is when you don’t need one.  We work proactively with our clients as their “primary care lawyers” to anticipate problems and effectively address them before they become legal claims and lawsuits. 

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Neutral Services

We offer the dispute resolution options of mediation, case evaluation, ombuds services and conciliation, serving in a neutral capacity to help parties achieve the best resolution possible for their unique circumstances.  

Choosing the right process leads to the best resolution 

Why Choose Dispute Resolution Counsel?

Our purpose is to help people resolve legal disputes efficiently and creatively, without litigation or going to court. Our goal is to satisfy our clients’ needs for speed, lower cost, efficiency and risk avoidance. We use the dispute resolution process that best fits the clients’ circumstances and needs, uniquely designed to achieve the best possible result.

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Before you hire a lawyer, our Free Consultation will give you some guidance and direction, and help you make informed choices on how things work, what to do and why to do it. Our goal is to give you the best roadmap for your situation. Let's get started.

Read our Insights on Dispute Resolution

The more education we can give you about dispute resolution, the options you have available to you and how they work, the better choices you’ll make, resulting the best possible outcome.  We invite you to read our most recent articles; they may save you time, money and resources.

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Helping Clients with an Efficient Legal Process

Advantages of the Right Dispute Resolution Process


Significantly less expensive than litigation.

Time Efficient

Efficient use of time and money gives value to client.


Preserve key business and personal relationships.


Prevents draining of resources and emotions.


Private and confidential.


Creative options tailored to the needs and interests of both parties.


Flexibility in planning and scheduling negotiation meetings.


Non-adversarial by nature; Designed with the goal of “win-win”.

Choosing the wrong process can result in tens of thousands of dollars in costs and fees, years of unpleasant draining of resources and emotions and an inefficient use of your time, energies and resources. It can be harmful to businesses, families and organizations and damaging to important relationships.

In short, the right choice of dispute resolution process maximizes value for clients; the wrong choice minimizes value and maximizes the potential harm.

If your goal is to reach a good resolution quickly and minimize costs, collateral damage and risks, Dispute Resolution Counsel is the smart choice. We give our clients wise counsel, proactive guidance and efficient dispute resolution.