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Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored arbitrators & mediators on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best arbitrators & mediators in Birmingham, AL.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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A. Eric Johnston, Attorney At Law

A. Eric Johnston, Attorney At Law brings almost 45 years of legal practice to mediation and arbitration matters in Birmingham. The office mediates in both federal and state courts for cases involving business, tort, construction and real estate, employment, civil rights, constitutional rights, probate, church and religion, and general legal issues, and arbitration services are also available. The founder serves as officer/member/director of organizations such as Citizens for a Better Alabama and Alabama Pro-Life Coalition, Inc.

Birmingham, AL 35242


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Campbell Guin, LLC

Campbell Guin, LLC is a Birmingham arbitration practice. The office represents clients in a wide range of industries sectors as well as business transactions with a reputation for complex legal matters. Arbitration services include business torts and corporate litigations covering construction, securities, tax law, corporate matters, trusts and estates, civil rights, and employment discrimination. Campbell Guin has been recognized as AV Preeminent and by Super Lawyers.

Birmingham, AL 35203


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Christian & Small LLP

Christian & Small LLP has been a Birmingham mediation and arbitration practice since 2000. The firm was previously known as Rives & Peterson, first founded in 1936, and today covers almost 35 practice areas including alternative dispute resolution. The office is a member of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals, has served as special master, has served as mediator, arbitrator, and neutral in regional cases for JAMS, and has mediated securities and public employment disputes.

Birmingham, AL 35203


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Covenant Law Firm, P.C.

Covenant Law Firm, P.C. provides mediation services to Birmingham clients. The office handles all aspects of divorce and family law and regularly attends mediation sessions with clients as well as helps them arrange for a mediator when mandated by the courts. Covenant's founder holds an MBA and is a CPA, and the firm advises on business law, contracts, taxation, wills, trusts, and estate planning as well.

Birmingham, AL 35203


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Donahue & Associates, LLC

Donahue & Associates, LLC has been serving the Birmingham area with mediation services for almost 15 years. The full-service office provides mediation as a cost-effective and timely manner for resolving disputes in a range of practice arenas, including insurance defense and workers' compensation. The principal attorney has almost 35 years of experience in complex litigation, is a registered Mediator with the Alabama Center for Dispute Resolution, and is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell.

Birmingham, AL 35205


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Edwards & Edwards Attorneys and Mediators, Professional LLC

Edwards & Edwards Attorneys and Mediators, Professional LLC handles mediation in the Bessemer area. The group is known for thorough service and affordable fees with a range of practice areas including mediation. The firm's partners are Alabama Registered Civil Mediators and Certified Guardian ad Litems as well as volunteers at the Pro Se District Court Mediation Project in Birmingham. One partner received the Alabama State Family Law Award.

Bessemer, AL 35202


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Family Matters Alabama, LLC

Family Matters Alabama, LLC handles mediation in Mountain Brook. The group provides facilitation and mediation services to guide decisions in matters pertaining to the elderly and the disabled such as powers of attorney, probate disputes, guardianship/conservatorship, sibling disagreements, and nursing care facility conflicts. Family Matters is not a law firm nor does it provide legal services or advice, and potential clients need to contact the firm for further information.

Mountain Brook, AL 35223


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Ferguson, Frost, Moore & Young, LLP

Ferguson, Frost, Moore & Young, LLP is a team of dedicated trial lawyers with a reputation for providing aggressive, results-oriented service in an extensive range of legal matters. The attorneys represent a broad selection of clients and entities in civil suits involving issues such as trucking litigation, insurance coverage, worker's compensation, consumer fraud, and environmental litigation, using years of experience and in-depth knowledge to find the most practical and cost-effective resolutions for each client's specific situation and needs. Prospective clients can browse the firm's website features a wealth of information about districts and venues, areas of practice, and attorney profiles and experience, then call or send a message to schedule a consultation.

Birmingham, AL 35242


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Friedman, Dazzio, Zulanas & Bowling, P. C.

Friedman, Dazzio, Zulanas & Bowling, P. C. is a Birmingham mediation and arbitration practice. The firm takes cases of complex litigation matters and business transactions and has handled hundreds of mediations as well as numerous arbitrations initiated by the American Arbitration Association and other organizations. The office holds an AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell and has been listed in Best's for Insurance Attorneys for over 10 years.

Birmingham, AL 35242


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Heather Leonard, P.C.

Heather Leonard, P.C. has been providing mediation services in Vestavia Hills since 2002. The principal is a top employment lawyer who has been representing individuals and businesses for almost 20 years in everything from internal investigations to complex, multi-plaintiff litigations and has been named a Top 25 female attorney by Super Lawyers. Employment law mediation is also available, and the firm has been named a Tier One office by U.S. News and World Report's Best Law Firms.

Vestavia Hills, AL 35243


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McMillan Mediation

McMillan Mediation brings 40 years of legal practice to the Birmingham community. The office mediates for a range of cases including in family law, probate, medical malpractice, and business law. The practice is lead by a former US Federal District Court Judge who is known for his workable solutions, conflict resolution skills, and key communication abilities and is registered on the Alabama State Court Mediator Roster as well as a member of the ADR Panel of Neutrals for the Northern District of Alabama.

Birmingham, AL 35203


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Page Law Firm, LLC

Page Law Firm, LLC brings almost 45 years of legal experience to Birmingham mediation and arbitration clients. The firm focuses solely on business dispute resolution and is known for flexible and affordable fees, personal service with no junior lawyers, and the latest technology for fact investigations and communications. The principal has been listed by Super Lawyers and has been a Commercial Arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association Since 1987.

Birmingham, AL 35209


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Quentin Brown Law LLC

Quentin Brown Law LLC brings a lifetime of legal experience to mediation cases in Birmingham. The group seeks to save the extensive time and money typically involved in trial and discovery with mediation services and has worked as settlement counsel as well as mediated cases including the Daewu and General Motors bankruptcy cases. The founder is a former District Court Judge, served on the Supreme Court of Alabama's Rules of Civil Procedure Committee, and also acts as expert witness, advisor, and counselor.

Birmingham, AL 35203


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Resha Mediation Services

Resha Mediation Services is a Birmingham mediation group with 35 years of legal experience behind it. The firm mediates both business and personal cases and has a reputation for its legal knowledge, facilitation skills, personal communication, and practical solutions. The mediator has worked with individuals, professionals, businesses, and insurance companies and received his JD from the Cumberland School of Law, Samford University.

Birmingham, AL 35203


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Scott Dukes & Geisler, P.C.

Scott Dukes & Geisler, P.C. is a Birmingham mediation and arbitration firm. The practice represents the interests of businesses, medical providers, insurance companies, financial institutions, and management when facing civil litigation charges and provides alternative dispute resolution services. Lawyers have served as mediators and arbitrators, drafted and enforced arbitration agreements, and arbitrated cases under the auspices of the ABA, National Association of Securities Dealers, and JAMS/Endispute. The firm has been recognized by Super Lawyers, Top 40 Under 40, Best Lawyers, and Chambers USA.

Birmingham, AL 35203


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Smith, Spires, Peddy, Hamilton & Coleman, P.C.

Smith, Spires, Peddy, Hamilton & Coleman, P.C. has been serving Birmingham clients with mediation for 25 years. Practice areas include employment, personal injury, legal and medical malpractice, architects/engineers, and transportation with mediation services available to facilitate settlement as well as avoid the costs, stress, and risks of trial. The firm has been rated AV Preeminent, named in Super Lawyers as well as Best Lawyers, and recognized by the Expert Network as a Distinguished Lawyer.

Birmingham, AL 35203


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The Law Office of Stevan Goozée, P.C.

The Law Office of Stevan Goozée, P.C. mediates for Birmingham clients and has over 25 years of civil litigation experience. The office mediates for cases involving car accidents, civil litigation, contracts, employment, EEOC, workers' compensation, wrongful termination, fraud, personal injury, product liability, and sexual harassment. The founder is a member of the Alabama Chapter of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals and can provide services at his office or elsewhere in Alabama.

Birmingham, AL 35242


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Upchurch Watson White & Max

Upchurch Watson White & Max has been a Birmingham arbitration and mediation practice since 1988. The team provides mediation services for cases involving business and commerce, corporate issues, construction law, complex and multi-party matters, class actions, malpractice, and government affairs. Arbitration services are also available via the firm's former trial lawyers and judges for claims initiated under the American Arbitration Association, the International Institute of Conflict Prevention and Resolution, and private parties. The principal is a Founding Fellow of the American College of Civil Trial Mediators.

Birmingham, AL 35209


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