Alternative Dispute Resolution, Mediation & Arbitration

Overview

The firm’s Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) practice covers the area of arbitration, mediation, neutral evaluation, and special master appointments in the state and federal courts of Georgia and South Carolina.

The firm is fortunate to have several experienced and trained ADR professionals, who have been called upon by AAA, courts, attorneys and parties to assist in disputes involving all types of civil litigation. Examples of the areas in which the firm’s ADR practice has been involved include personal injury and wrongful death, premises liability, product liability, construction and contract disputes, estate disputes, professional negligence, and domestic litigation.

Importance of ADR

With more courts requiring mediation and more litigants and counsel seeing the wisdom and efficiency of alternative dispute approaches to litigation, Hull Barrett is ably positioned to meet the needs of the courts, parties, and counsel in this growing area of the law.

Representation and Achievements

The firm’s ADR practice includes a former Superior Court Judge and several experienced trial attorneys who collectively have successfully mediated hundreds of cases. The firm’s members have been recognized by the National Association of Distinguished Neutrals, the Best Lawyers in America, and have been appointed by State and Federal Judges to serve as mediators, arbitrators, and special masters in contested cases. Several of the firm members have spoken at Continuing Legal Education programs on mediation and some have actually conducted training sessions for mediators.