"According to a study by the National  Center for State Courts, the average civil trial costs $45,000 to $180,000. It takes anywhere from 2 to over 5 years from beginning to end.


"The average Mediation resolves within a few weeks and costs a few hundred to a couple of thousand dollars. AND the parties get to control the outcome 100%."


"There really is no comparison -- that's why I do what I do."


                                 -- Tom Ford, Certified Mediator

September 30, 2014


Mediation can be very cost-effective even for small claims matters.  In Pennsylvania, claims for damages up to $12,000 can be heard in District Justice Court, also known as Magistrate's Court.  Parties -- even corporations -- can represent themselves and retaining cou...

September 24, 2014

A 2008 study commissioned by CPP Inc. reveals that the average U.S. employee spends nearly 3 hours each week dealing with workplace conflicts.  


This means a business with 50 employees loses the producitvity of more than one full-rime employee each year to water c...

September 1, 2014

We can come to you, host mediations in our offices, or locate a suitable alternative space for your mediation.


Primarily, we conduct mediations in Northeast Pennsylvania, North New Jersey, and the Southern Tier of New York.  In the appropriate case we will provide serv...

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