Tactful Arbitration Representative representing the best interest of clients while attempting to reach agreeable terms. Incorporates solid knowledge of legal procedures and contract negotiations into each unique situation to achieve mutually beneficial results. Specialize in conflict resolution in personal and business matters.
• Member, American Bar Association • Member, California Bar Association • Member, American Arbitration Association • Personal and business litigation • Contract negotiations expert • Efficient communicator
June 2010 to Present Company Name–City, State Arbitration Representative • Apply thorough understanding of corporate law to initiate negotiations. • Draft agreements based on areas where parties are in agreement. • Extensively research each case prior to starting the negotiation process. • Excellent track record for successfully completing arbitration efforts within reasonable periods of time. August 2007 to May 2010 Company Name–City, State Arbitration Representative • Prepared binding and non-binding contracts for clients. • Advised clients on whether or not initial settlement offers were in their best interest. • Provided responses to questions presented by other parties that needed to be answered before negotiations could continue. • Gathered all pertinent information regarding each case and worked with all applicable parties in an attempt to reach a settlement before proceeding to court. • Earned praise for successfully avoiding court proceedings at a higher rate than other attorneys on staff. November 2004 to July 2007 Company Name–City, State Arbitration Representative • Facilitated talks between all involved parties in an attempt to avoid court proceedings. • Successfully arbitrated a multimillion-dollar lawsuit involving prominent corporate clients. • Clearly presented initial settlement offers and continued to work with all parties in an effort to seek a mutually agreeable resolution. • Assisted with court preparations when arbitration efforts failed.
2004 California School of Law, City, State Juris Doctor