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Alternatives to Courthouse Litigation: Resolving Commercial Disputes Without Filing a Lawsuit


Gerald W. “Buzz” Alston, Chair, Alternative Dispute Resolution Department

Gerald W. “Buzz” Alston, Chair, Alternative Dispute Resolution Department


Jennings, Strouss & Salmon attorney, Gerald W. “Buzz” Alston, authored “Alternatives to Courthouse Litigation: Resolving Commercial Disputes Without Filing a Lawsuit,” published in District Energy Magazine’s “From a Legal Perspective” section.

Alston discusses why filing a lawsuit should be viewed as the final option to pursue a resolution in a commercial dispute. Exploring alternative dispute resolution options such as mediation and arbitration can often reduce expenses and time to a resolution, and can potentially preserve business relationships. While alternative dispute resolution cannot resolve every dispute, it should be considered before entering into the judicial system. Read the complete article.

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