and Jenkins has a principal that is a certified mediator
in Virginia and the District of Columbia. This practice area consists
of all forms of dispute resolution, including, but not limited to negotiation,
mediation and arbitrations involving disputes in contract, tort, organization,
business and employment law.
filing of suit and pursuing a dispute through the court systems of whatever
jurisdiction is usually quite costly, ponderous, and may not yield a
result acceptable to the litigants. Litigation often requires too much
time for dispute resolution to be effective. Solutions reached litigation
may not be lasting either. In contrast, resolutions arrived at through
alternative dispute resolution processes can be more closely tailored
to meet the needs and requirements of the parties and their unique circumstances.
is a process by which parties attempt to negotiate a mutually agreeable
solution to a dispute by using a neutral third party who facilitates
the process and assists the parties in reaching a satisfactory resolution.
Arbitration is an alternative form of dispute resolution wherein a neutral
third party makes a decision for the parties on the merits of the case
and determines the appropriate relief for the parties outside of Court.