Why would I hire an attorney? Imagine that I am not one. I would hire an attorney if I felt like I was in over my head, if I sensed someone was trying to rip me off, if I wanted someone to be aggressive and it's not my personality to bite back, if I was… Continue reading Do the Work
When I left law firm life, I was not sure where I was going next, but I knew my family's threshold of mom's (me) work hours was being exceeded and we needed a change. After we regained our balance and bearings, I started to say yes to serving the legal needs of friends, family and… Continue reading Why I Love Practicing Law in a Co-Work Space
In Florida, if you have a family law matter filed in the courts, you are most likely going to be ordered to mediation before trial. Unfortunately, by the time parties make it to mediation, the litigation process has already taken its financial and emotional toll on everyone. Tensions might be higher, respect might have crumbled… Continue reading Mediation Before We Go to Court?
Mediation day, for many, is a high-emotion, high-anxiety day. If you have been through months (or years) of litigation already, this day could signify the end of the battle. Even if you only filed your case a month ago, you are likely anticipating some difficult, high-conflict scenarios. To have to travel to some unknown area of… Continue reading Mediation in the Jacksonville Beaches Area
Bottom line: hiring an attorney for mediation is a choice. Bringing an attorney to mediation can certainly help in making decisions based in the law and on projections of how your case may play out in the courts. An attorney will negotiate on your behalf, a skill they are most likely more experienced at than you… Continue reading Attorney Assisted Mediation