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Why We Love to Mediate

At the Gregory Law Firm, we strive to help people and businesses and resolve disputes without destroying relationships, harming children, or losing valuable assets. We don’t just build bridges. We are the bridge. Do you need a Divorce Mediator, a Civil Mediator, or an Arbitrator? We can help! Mediation, unlike arbitration or lawsuits in court,… Read More »

Conflict Negotiation Strategies

Negotiating conflict can be tough. Both parties understand what their views are and are more than likely prepared for finding a compromise so that they can come to an agreement. But, there are some things you might want to remember when negotiating a conflict with another party.   Avoid Emotional Responses Sometimes in negotiating one… Read More »

How Online Mediation Can Work For You

If you’re experiencing a conflict with an individual or business, one alternative you may consider for resolving the conflict is mediation. Mediation is a process wherein a neutral outsider, the mediator, assists the parties in negotiating their own resolution. Traditionally, mediation has occurred in person, in attorney’s conference rooms or the mediator’s offices or another… Read More »

Resolution

The dual meaning of the word “resolution” perfectly illustrates the character and intentions of Steven Gregory and the Gregory Law Firm. Mr. Gregory resolves to see every matter through to its conclusion and to achieve a satisfactory result for his client. Concurrently, he strives to reach resolutions: Resolutions for lawyers and unrepresented parties who need… Read More »

Why Mediate?

Ten Reasons Mediating Your Dispute is Better Than Litigating: Mediation allows you to: 1. Preserve relationships. 2. Save money. 3. Maintain privacy. 4. Be heard. 5. Focus on resolution. 6. Reduce stress. 7. Avoid unpredictable outcomes. 8. Control the pace of the process. 9. Participate in the process. 10. Communicate with the other side. 11…. Read More »

“Please listen to the menu, as our selections have changed.”

I practice dispute resolution — mediation, arbitration, and collaborative law. I mediate, arbitrate, and practice collaborative law in the areas of legal disputes where I have practice experience: appeals (appellate mediation), large and complex cases, mass torts, labor and employment, securities, banking and financial services, and domestic relations. The primary focus for my law practice… Read More »

Pro Se Divorce Mediation

The term pro se means “on one’s own behalf.” A person is pro se when he or she represents himself or herself. One process for dissolving a marriage is pro se divorce mediation. The parties hire a mediator to assist them in negotiating an agreement to dissolve their marriage, but they do not hire attorneys…. Read More »

What Makes Collaborative Divorce Unique?

Collaborative Divorce is a voluntary process in which parties settle disputes without resort to litigation. In Collaborative Divorce: The parties sign a collaborative participation agreement describing the nature and scope of the matter; The parties voluntarily disclose all information which is relevant and material to the matter that must be decided; The parties agree to… Read More »

The Essential Frequently-asked Questions About Collaborative Law

What Is Collaborative Practice? Collaborative Divorce. Collaborative Law. Collaborative Practice. You may see the process referred to by any of these names. Here, let’s call it Collaborative Practice to encompass both collaborative civil and collaborative divorce practice. Collaborative practice is a process of dispute resolution in which parties represented by independent, collaboratively-trained counsel, meet periodically… Read More »

Alternative Dispute Resolution Practice – Mediation and Collaborative Law

I have practiced law for twenty-five years. For most of that time, I have been a certified mediator and arbitrator. Mediation, unlike arbitration or lawsuits in court, offers parties the ability to resolve their dispute on their own terms. I have served as a mediator since 1995. I have mediated employment cases for the Equal… Read More »