Arbitrations-Mediations and ADR

Arbitrations, Mediations, and ADR

Although lengthy trials are sometimes unavoidable for resolving a case, legally effective alternatives are available. Many people often choose to negotiate and reach an out-of-court agreement with the opposing party.

The Sorenson Law Firm in Tempe, Arizona, has extensive experience in arbitrations, meditations, and other alternative dispute resolution (ADR) methods. Our cutting-edge expertise allows us to use various techniques to guide the negotiation process. We creatively help the parties find the optimal solutions that fairly represent both sides.

Two opposing parties trying to devise a constructive agreement without an arbitrator or mediator can lead to tension, making direct negotiations challenging. Our mediation and arbitration attorney will help you begin the process by implementing effective, practical, formal, and informal procedures for handling the dispute. Our goal is to ensure the disputes come to an early, successful, and peaceful conclusion.

Benefits of Arbitrations, Mediations, and ADR

Choosing an out of court dispute resolution process has tremendous benefits that both parties enjoy:

  • Cost-effective: Generally, litigation of a dispute costs more than the average arbitration or mediation cost in Tempe, Arizona. These out-of-court processes also take less time than a full-court case, which can take months, leading to more legal fees.
  • Guaranteed confidentiality: Court hearings are public while ADR proceedings remain strictly confidential. Only the involved parties and the arbitration or mediation attorney know what transpired in the negotiation room.
  • Assured compliance: The resolution agreed by both parties is legally binding, and compliance is often certain and fully enforceable in court. You do not need to employ a lawyer to force compliance.
  • More control: Alternative dispute resolutions give the parties involved more control than the court, where the judge and jury control the outcome. Arbitration and mediation usually produce mutually agreeable results.

If you are looking for an arbitration and mediation attorney in Tempe, Arizona, to facilitate your ADR case and enjoy these benefits, then The Sorenson Law Firm is the ADR team for you. Our attorneys act as neutral facilitators and offer guidance to both parties through the process while helping them think outside the box to broaden the possible solutions available.

How Arbitration Works

Arbitration is a lighter and quicker version of a trial that helps to resolve disputes outside the court. Both parties choose one or more people (arbitrators) to decide their case. The arbitrator should be an expert in legal matters. Each party gets a chance to share their story and present their evidence. After a thoughtful discussion, the arbitrator makes a decision based on their understanding of the law.

You have the option of making the arbitration binding, meaning that the court cannot review or change it. Non-binding arbitration can go to court if one or both parties disagree on the decision, which rarely happens. Learn more about our arbitration dispute resolution provisions that ensure success for both parties.

How Mediation Works

Mediation is a structured interactive dispute resolution process, but in this case, the person meditating does not decide for the parties. Mediators are often attorneys, but some states allow other people who have received training to become one. The mediator facilitates open communication and enlightens the parties involved about their legal rights and liabilities.

When both parties reach an agreement, the mediator assists them in putting it in writing and obtaining approval from a judge. The agreement becomes binding by order of the court and is enforceable by law. Arizona Mediation services are often used in legal areas such as family law, where a court cannot offer the time and effort needed to reach a peaceful and relatively fair agreement. Reach out to us today and resolve your dispute within hours or a few days.

Find a Lasting ADR Solution with Johnny J. Sorenson’s Expertise

For ADR to be successful, it needs a just and reasonable expert. They should have a completely impartial approach to settling any dispute presented to them. Such an individual should have an impeccable record that other attorneys and the courts can use their services. Johnson J. Sorenson is the individual we have just described.

Sorenson has been providing ADR services since 2011 to attorneys and their clients in Tempe, Arizona. He plays the role of a neutral mediation and arbitration attorney and a Maricopa County Superior Court Pro Tem Settlement Conference Judge. Mr. Sorenson helps resolve numerous disputes, including commercial, corporate, construction, real estate, and family.

The Sorenson Law Firm’s extensive problem-solving experience will assist you in bringing an early and successful end to your dispute. Schedule your first meeting with us today.

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Fawn Blue
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Audrey Sullivan (Audrey-AZRealtor)
Experts who care about their clients & work seamlessly to help. There was immense relief having Sorenson Law Firm on our side. They were referred to us by a friend and I am thankful for that! I don't know what we would have done without their expertise.
Jim Van Wicklin
Jim Van Wicklin
Johnny and his team are phenomenal. From the intake with his admin team to the final resolution, there wasn't a moment I didn't feel like we were his top client. I highly recommend Sorenson Law Firm for all your legal needs.
Nicholas Thomas
Nicholas Thomas
I worked with The Sorenson Law firm for about 5 months resolving a personal injury claim that occurred during a car accident I was in and I couldn't have been more happy with results. The firm was always responsive, quick to answer any questions I had and I could tell they had my best interest in mind. I would recommend The Sorenson Law Firm to anyone that needs a personal injury lawyer, they're great!
Amanda Larson
Amanda Larson
I cannot recommend the Sorenson Law Firm enough. After an accident, I was in a situation where I knew very little about my options. I reached out to my community for advice and Johnny’s wife was quick to put me in contact with him to get me some help. The insurance company we were dealing with was not the easiest, but Johnny and his team did a wonderful job at recovering my losses and fighting for me. Johnny and his team kept me well informed and educated throughout the process, which meant a lot as I was very naïve and knew very little going into this process. I feel fortunate to have crossed paths with this wonderful team, and if life ever throws another curve ball, I’ll be sure to use the Sorenson Law Firm again!!!
Erick Fuentes
Erick Fuentes
Sorenson Law handled my case against a local vendor, Mr. Sorenson handled my case expeditiously and to my satisfaction, I would recommend Sorenson Law to anyone. Thank you Mr Sorenson
Jessica Davis
Jessica Davis
Very compassionate with our very delicate situation. Understanding and professional at all times. Always kept our best interest at hand and communicated very well every step of the way.
Alfanzo Atkins
Alfanzo Atkins
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Anna C
Anna C
I got into a severe car accident and went to the Sorenson law firm, they weren’t just any law firm for me, I was very impressed by their actions as they put you and your matters first! They are one who takes pride and truly represents you and themselves. I thank them for helping me every step of the way in getting justice and all of their hard work!
Mark Bay
Mark Bay
Sorenson Law Firm made a tough situation less burdensome for me and my family. Going through the lost of a loved one and having to instill trust in people you don't know is hard. But Johnny Sorenson and his associates were very caring, professional, informative and timely when it came to our case. I would recommend The Sorenson Law Firm to anyone that needs lawyers that actually care about their clients and not just a paycheck. I'm writing this as a thank you to their company and to the team that worked on our case. Thank you!