Seattle & Tacoma Arbitration Attorneys

Representing clients in arbitration proceedings

If you have a legal dispute, often your mind goes directly toward taking the other party to court. While litigation is perhaps the most well-known method of attempting to solve legal issues, it can also be expensive, time-consuming, and stressful for everyone involved. Fortunately, litigation is far from your only option in many cases, and an experienced attorney can advise you on several options for alternative dispute resolution, or ADR. One example of ADR that helps many parties save time and money in legal battles is called arbitration. If you are wondering whether arbitration is right for you and your case, please do not delay in calling the experienced arbitration attorneys at the Dickson Frohlich in Seattle or Tacoma today.

We offer free 15-minute phone consultations, so please call us at (206) 621-1110 or (253) 572-1000 with your questions today.

What is arbitration?

Though arbitration seems similar to a trial in front of a judge or tribunal, the proceedings all take place out of court and are generally far less costly and faster than litigation. Each side will present its arguments to  one arbitrator or a panel of arbitrators, and the arbitrator(s) will then make a decision how the dispute should be resolved. The potential downside of arbitration is that the decision is legally binding and you have few rights to appeal. Therefore, you are usually stuck with the decision, even if it’s not completely in your favor. For this reason, you always want an experienced arbitration lawyer to represent you so that you can receive the best outcome possible.

Sometimes, you may find yourself facing arbitration against your will. If you signed a contract that has a provision requiring arbitration as the method to resolve disputes, you may have to go through the process whether you want to or not.

Contact a lawyer experienced with arbitration for assistance today

If you have a legal matter, you should always contact an experienced Seattle or Tacoma arbitration attorney to discuss all of your dispute resolution options and to see if arbitration would be beneficial in your case.

Additionally, if you have a contract dispute that requires arbitration, the attorneys at the Dickson Frohlich can provide the highest quality of representation throughout the proceedings, so please call our office today at (206) 621-1110 or (253) 572-1000.

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    Thomas L. Dickson

    Tom is an experienced litigator and the founding partner of the Dickson Frohlich. For over 30 years, he’s helped clients prevail in their real estate, construction, and business law matters.

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    Robert P. Dickson

    The core of Rob’s legal practice is civil litigation, with an emphasis on construction, real estate, and business law. He represents a wide range of clients, from large construction companies to individual homeowners.

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    Mark S. Johnson

    Mark’s legal practice focuses on civil litigation, real estate law, business law and family law. He works tirelessly to help his clients achieve the outcome they are looking for.

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    Daniel J. Frohlich

    Dan’s legal practice focuses on civil litigation, real estate law, business law and probate law. He has more than 10 years of experience as an attorney serving clients throughout Western Washington.

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    Chris Lindemeier

    As an associate at Dickson Frohlich, Chris practices in a wide range of areas, including business law, real estate law, civil litigation, and intellectual property law.

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    Daniel Pizarro

    As an associate at Dickson Frohlich, Daniel is active in the firm’s civil litigation department. His practice is mainly centered around real estate law, landlord-tenant law, construction law, and probate law.

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    Alexander Wisbey

    Alexander Wisbey comes to the firm with 5 years of experience as a litigator and trial attorney. He has first chaired several jury trials and has extensive experience handling arbitrations, mediations, depositions, and settlements.

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    George Knight

    George is an honors graduate of Emory University School of Law. While there, George served on the Emory Law Journal as an Articles Editor.

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