ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION
Alternative dispute resolution methods such as arbitration and mediation are time and money-saving alternatives to traditional litigation.
Cooper Shattuck is an approved arbitrator and panel member of the highly-selective American Arbitration Association, the oldest and largest private global provider of alternative dispute resolution services in the world.
For information about the American Arbitration Association, including its Commerical Arbitration Rules and Mediation Procedures; Construction Industry Arbitration Rules and Mediation Procedures; Consumer Arbitration Rules; and Employment Arbitration Rules and Mediation Procedures, visit https://www.adr.org/.
Unlike arbitration and traditional litigation, mediation gives parties the opportunity to resolve disputes in a timely manner while having more control over possible solutions and agreements. A mediator acts as a strategist and intermediary between the parties involved in a matter. In some cases, a mediator is chosen for the parties by the Court; however, most of the time, a mediator is selected by parties and/or attorneys based on their prior experience as well as their success rate mediating similar cases.
Cooper Shattuck has been a mediator on the Roster of the Alabama State Court Mediators and an arbitrator on the Roster of the Alabama Center for Dispute Resolution since 1998.
Over the last two decades, Cooper has handled cases involving governmental entities, domestic parties, small and large corporations, and individuals including, but not limited to, the following types of claims/disputes: