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Neutral Services

Resolving disputes as expeditiously and inexpensively as possible is important. Renee provides in-person and virtual arbitration and mediation services on platforms including Zoom, Teams, and New Era ADR. 

 

In addition to her private ADR practice, Renee serves on the roster of the American Arbitration Association of Commercial Neutrals and is on the Large and Complex Cases Construction, Real Estate, Consumer, and Merger and Acquisition panels. Renee also provides mediation and arbitration services through FINRA and as a mediator for the Arizona Association of Realtors. She is an arbitrator and mediator with New Era ADR, a virtual arbitration and mediation resolution platform. 


Renee is a frequent speaker and contributor on issues relating to arbitration, mediation, professionalism, and fee disputes. She is past chair of the ADR Section of the Arizona State Bar and the Arizona State Bar Fee Arbitration Program. She serves as a Judge Pro Tem for the Maricopa County Superior Court. She has been designated a Superlawyer in the field of arbitration since 2017 and is a member of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals.

Arbitration


Renee brings her years of experience as a business and trial lawyer to managing the arbitration process with fairness, equanimity and by listening. She is well versed in the substantive field and procedural law of arbitration and the techniques used to manage the arbitration process from the preliminary hearing to issuance of the award.




Mediation


With creativity, practicality, and persistence Renee guides parties in moving beyond the obstacles that prevent them from resolving their dispute. She creates an opportunity for the parties to examine and understand the perspective of the other party, the strength and weaknesses of their own positions, and a path that will lead them to resolve the dispute without litigation.




Neutral Case Evaluation


Sometimes, you need an unbiased second opinion to decide if investing in litigation is worthwhile. Renee can offer guidance by providing neutral evaluation services and insights as to how an arbitrator might view your case. Early valuation is a cost efficient tool in a contested litigation matter.





Contact

 renee@gerstmanlaw.com  |  Tel: 602.200.0112

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