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

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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.

Conliffe, Sandmann & Sullivan

Conliffe, Sandman & Sullivan is a law firm in Louisville that handles legal matters for businesses, so the establishment owners can focus on their operations and sales. The practice has been serving industries in Kentucky, Indiana, and Ohio for more than 45 years, and it represents small, medium, and large companies, including local retailers and Fortune 500 corporations. One of the named members is a past Kentucky Supreme Court special justice and a former American Bar Retirement Association president, and he is a recipient of the Louisville Magazine Top Lawyer Award in the areas of environmental law, construction law, and business law. Conliffe, Sandman & Sullivan holds an “AV Preeminent” rating from Martindale-Hubbell, for its high ethical standards and superior professional ability, and it has locations on West Main Street and Herr Lane. The areas of focus include surety, personal injury, and employment litigation, and the team also provides general civil mediation and arbitration services for commercial disputes.

Louisville, KY 40202


DJS Administrative Services

DJS Administrative Services is a company in Shepherdsville Louisville that coordinates procedures for arbitrators and mediators, and the opposing parties in alternative dispute resolution proceedings. The team’s streamlined tasks involve overseeing the “scheduling aspects of the ADR process,” to ensure timely and effective outcomes, and it has designed a convenient program that can conclude in 120 days or less for mediation, and 180 days for arbitration. DJS Administrative Services maintains Extendicare Health Services, which is a business establishment that attempts to settle matters between health care providers and consumers, and it also runs Kindred ADR. The staff posts useful information, including the Rules of Procedure and the demand forms, on the firm’s website, and it advises clients to file their claim in plain language and with a clear statement of the amount of money or types of damages that they seek.

Louisville, KY 40270


Goldberg Simpson

Goldberg Simpson is a legal practice in Louisville that handles family law matters, including arbitration, mediation, trust administration, and estate planning. The senior members have more than seven decades of combined professional experience, and they volunteer their time, skill, and resources to worthy causes in various Kentuckian communities. Goldberg Simpson appears in the 2011 to 2012 Best Law Firms list by U.S. News & World Report, and it is a member of Law Firm Alliance, which is an international association of legal professionals from mid-sized organizations. The practice commits to delivering excellent services at reasonable fees, and it also deals with issues involving litigation, corporate real estate and construction disputes, labor and employment cases, personal injury and medical malpractice claims, bankruptcies and foreclosures, and breaches of contract. The attorneys represent individuals, couples, and organizations, including victims of domestic abuse, couples seeking to adopt children, non-profits, and public entities.

9301 Dayflower St
Prospect, KY 40059


Hayden Grant

Hayden Grant is a legal practice in Louisville that handles commercial law, international business law, and various aspects of economic development. The practice has a litigation and dispute resolution department, and it also maintains a corporate advisory section that continually provides counsel to establishments in North America, Europe, and Asia. One of the named partners received his JD from Tulane University, and he has represented local businesses, non-American conglomerates, and other business organization types. The other named partner obtained his JD, with honors, from Drake University, and he holds an “AV Preeminent” rating from Martindale-Hubbell. Hayden Grant draws from the founding attorneys’ more than four decades of combined professional experience, which includes mediation and arbitration in Kentucky and other parts of the United States, and it commits to “delivering results on time and on budget.”

Louisville, KY 40202


Hibberd Johnson Kang Cook & Abbott

Hibberd Johnson Kang Cook & Abbott is a law firm in Louisville that has the core values of commitment, service, dedication, and excellence. The practice assists people in navigating all areas of family law, including contested divorce and property division disputes, and it helps them resolve various issues through trials and more peaceable strategies aimed at protecting the clients’ interests. The named partners have more than eight decades of combined professional experience, and one of them is a trained collaborative divorce attorney, whom the Kentucky Court of Justice recognizes as a general civil mediator. Hibberd Johnson Kang Cook & Abbott also handles adoptions, de facto custody, grandparents’ visitation rights, child and spousal support, antenuptial and postnuptial agreements, paternity, and relocation matters, and it provides support for gay, lesbian, and unmarried partnerships.

Louisville, KY 40241


Manion Stigger

Manion Stigger is a legal practice in Louisville that litigates, arbitrates, and negotiates construction law cases. The firm helps individuals and organizations navigate the complex law, and the client types include general contractors, specialty subcontractors, and multinational corporations that build homes, schools, hospitals, recreational facilities, places of worship, factories, agricultural and marine structures, roads and bridges, and entire communities. The attorneys have a national focus, and they have had the privilege of representing establishments with operations in the Pacific Ocean. Manion Stigger is a member of the National Association of Tower Erectors, Associated General Contractors of America, Associated Builders and Contractors, Kentucky Association of Highway Contractors, and Indiana Constructors, and it has another office in Evansville, Indiana. The team maintains a wealth of resources to apprise people of “their rights and remedies under their contracts,” and its areas of concern include mechanic’s lien and surety bond claims, bid protests, insurance coverage disputes, and violations of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s policies.

Louisville, KY 40206


Stoddard & Associates

Stoddard & Associates is a law office in Louisville that commits to representing clients with “assertive advocacy, integrity, and innovation.” The firm handles all aspects of business law, employment law, and family law, and it also represents clients in wills and trusts, alternative dispute resolution, and personal injury matters. The founding attorney has served as the executive director of the Commonwealth of Kentucky’s Office of Human Resource Planning and Diversity Initiatives, and she is an adjunct professor at Indiana Wesleyan University and Northwood University. Stoddard & Associates has an affiliation with the American Bar Association, American Arbitration Association, National Diversity Professionals Association, and Louisville Black Lawyers Association, and other prestigious organizations in the legal profession.

Louisville, KY 40223


Tilford Dobbins & Schmidt

Tilford Dobbins & Schmidt is a law firm in Louisville that has been serving individuals, commercial establishments, non-profit organizations, and public entities in Kentucky and Indiana since 1901. The practice arms clients with the legal tools necessary in attaining their personal and business objectives, and it engages in litigation, mediation, and other methods of resolving disputes. Tilford Dobbins & Schmidt holds a Martindale-Hubbell “AV” rating for its high ethical and professional standards, and it handles various fields of law, including admiralty and maritime law, employment and labor law, government and administrative law, intellectual property law, business and finance law, real estate land use and development law, and construction law. The team also helps families with their workers’ compensation and self-insurance claims, as well as their tax planning and estate administration needs.

Louisville, KY 40202


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