Firm Uses Mediation to Avoid Expensive Litigation
Helping Washington businesses and individuals resolve their legal disputes amicably
With mediation, Valerie V. Staley in can help you obtain the best possible settlements while preserving amicable relationships. We have extensive experience helping clients throughout Washington to resolve their legal issues through this means of alternative dispute resolution. Mediation gives you control over the process and can often provide more expedient, predictable results than going to trial.
Our attorneys work for you in cases including:
- Property law
- Agricultural law
- Farming issues
- Ranching issues
Whenever your legal issue lends itself to a mediated resolution, we are fully prepared to represent your interests, saving you the time and expense of litigation.
Strategic planning and decisive action
From filing a complaint on your behalf to mediating an equitable solution, our persistence and knowledge achieve results. We thoroughly analyze your case to calculate a strategic course of action and then put that plan into action. Each move is deliberately calculated to reach your desired goals. We anticipate opposing counsel’s next move and adjust our tactics to maneuver into a better position.
Preserving relationships through alternative dispute resolution
In many cases, both parties are best served when they establish a cordial relationship. Through the structured process of mediation, you can set aside hostility and agree on key points. Mediation can be a highly effective tool for you to preserve the stability and well-being of employment, community or business relationships during the turbulent process of litigation or prior to filing a lawsuit. The predictability of mediation reduces the stress of legal conflicts and puts important decisions in your hands rather than in the court’s power.
Help negotiating contracts
Our attorneys carefully direct contract negotiations toward an agreement that accomplishes your business goals. You can avoid potential problems by having a well-drafted contract that explicitly states all the terms of your agreement. You will feel confident that you are absolutely in compliance with Washington law and that your rights are protected should a dispute arise.
Resolving contract disputes
When a contract is breached, it can wreak havoc on your business. When it is in your best interest to resolve a dispute outside the courtroom, we can effectively guide negotiations toward win-win solutions, often preserving business relationships and sparing you the expense and uncertainty associated with litigation.