Laurels

Best Mediators & Arbitrators in Portland
2022

Alexander Law

Alexander Law

Alexander Law is a Beaverton firm offering family mediation and collaborative law services. The company prides itself on "guiding families through gentle divorces or separations out of court" and also handles cases of child custody and support, paternity, and asset and liability distribution. Mediation is available in person and via web conference. The firm offers competitive hourly rates and accepts payment plans and credit cards.

Beaverton, OR 97006

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Online Profiles:

2 (Better)

Average Review Score:

5 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

4 (Good)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

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Responsiveness: A+

Friendliness: A+

Helpfulness: A+

Detail: A+

Arbitrator and Mediator

Arbitrator and Mediator

Erica C. Glaser has been working as an arbitrator and mediator for the past eight years and as an attorney in Portland for 23 years. Glaser has represented clients in many arbitration hearings. She is a professional neutral who serves in UM and UIM arbitration panels. As a proud member of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals, she has hundreds of successful mediations under her name. Erica Glaser graduated from The University of Oregon Law School.

2612 NE 23rd Ave
Portland, OR 97212

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Bennett Hartman Morris & Kaplan

Bennett Hartman Morris & Kaplan

Bennett Hartman Morris & Kaplan is a Portland law firm that has been "working hard for hard-working people since 1906." The firm features a "collaborative team of attorneys, united by a shared belief in justice." Practice areas include labor law, employment law, social security disability law, workers' compensation, family law, and estate planning. The company also provides mediation and arbitration services to resolve disputes out of court.

Portland, OR 97204

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Online Profiles:

3 (Best)

Average Review Score:

3.9 / 5 ( Good)

Total Reviews:

15 (Better)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

Confluence Center for Mediation & Training

Confluence Center for Mediation & Training

Confluence Center for Mediation & Training is a Portland company offering conflict resolution services, mediation, facilitation, and mediation skills training. The company's mediators "guide a non-adversarial conflict resolution process" to create trust, identify key issues and facts, develop options, negotiate resolutions, and draft a legally enforceable plan or agreement. The company's owner and principal trainer has been a mediator and facilitator since 1978 and helps people in families and businesses handle conflict "creatively and holistically."

Portland, OR 97231

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Dwyer Mediation & Law

Dwyer Mediation & Law

Dwyer Mediation & Law in Portland "provides the highest quality conflict resolution and legal services to families and individuals." Attorney J. Michael Dwyer was voted 2017's "Lawyer of the Year" in family law mediation in the Portland area by The Best Lawyers in America. He is a certified mediator who provides a "safe and sane place to discuss difficult issues in a civil, respectful, and adult-like manner." Mediation services are $350 per hour.

Portland, OR 97204

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Online Profiles:

3 (Best)

Average Review Score:

4.9 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

54 (Best)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

Forrest Collins, PC

Forrest Collins, PC

Forrest Collins, PC is a Lake Oswego "attorney-mediator who is dedicated to resolving" clients' cases "outside of court in a respectful, cost-effective way." Primary practice areas are divorce mediation, uncontested divorce, and collaborative law. Attorney Collins has received a Superb rating of 10 on Avvo and a Clients' Choice Award for mediation in 2015.

Lake Oswego, OR 97035

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Online Profiles:

2 (Better)

Average Review Score:

4.9 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

35 (Best)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

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Responsiveness: A+

Friendliness: A+

Helpfulness: A+

Detail: A+

Goldberg Mediation

Goldberg Mediation

Goldberg Mediation is the Portland company of Meg Goldberg, who has provided mediation services to divorcing and separating couples since 1997 and has a Master's Degree in conflict resolution from Portland State University. Mediation services are also available for "families dealing with the issues of care for aging family members," parent-teen issues, and grandparent visitation issues. Mediation costs $190 per hour, with any emails, phone calls, or other communication between sessions billed at the same hourly rate.

Portland, OR 97205

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Online Profiles:

1 (Good)

Average Review Score:

5 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

2 (Good)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

Heinson & DeDobbelaere

Heinson & DeDobbelaere

Heinson & DeDobbelaere is a "little firm" with a "big name" in Clackamas. Practice areas include business law, injury and claims, wills and probate law, and arbitration and mediation. The firm's mediation services are described in client testimonials as helpful and as opening up conversations between parties.

Clackamas, OR 97015

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Online Profiles:

1 (Good)

Average Review Score:

5 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

2 (Good)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

We hire mystery shoppers to call our providers anonymously and evaluate them. Providers who respond quickly, answer questions thoroughly, and communicate politely score higher.

Responsiveness: A+

Friendliness: A+

Helpfulness: A+

Detail: A+

Lauren M. MacNeill, JD, LCSW

Lauren M. MacNeill, JD, LCSW

Lauren M. MacNeill, JD, LCSW offers family mediation and therapy in Portland. Practice areas for mediation include divorce, domestic partnership dissolution, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, post-divorce decree modifications, adoptions, and elder care. Family mediation is $150 per hour for matters not connected to a court proceeding, and between $200 and $250 for family matters where a court motion or document has been or will be filed.

Portland, OR 97206

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Online Profiles:

1 (Good)

Average Review Score:

5 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

2 (Good)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

Matthew M. House, JD

Matthew M. House, JD

Matthew M. House, JD is a Beaverton family and divorce mediator whose goal is to "seek an outcome that is clear, detailed, and complete" for both parties in a divorce or family dispute. Most typical mediations consist of three sessions of two hours each, plus a one-hour report review session. Total fees are usually between $800 and $1,400 for the mediation sessions plus a fee of $400 to $600 for drafting a final mediation report document.

Beaverton, OR 97005

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Paikea Mediation

Paikea Mediation

Paikea Mediation is a Portland company offering mediation, coaching, training, and group facilitation services. The company's divorce mediator understands mediation as a "mindful process by which people can end their marriage or committed relationship" and as a "self-directed, voluntary process" where the mediator serves as a neutral third party to facilitate difficult conversations.

Portland, OR 97204

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We scour the internet for reviews from well-known resources. Each provider is evaluated based on the quality and quantity of their reviews, their presence on multiple review sites, and their average minimum rating.

Online Profiles:

3 (Best)

Average Review Score:

5 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

24 (Better)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

Richard G. Spier, JD

Richard G. Spier, JD

Richard G. Spier, JD is a Portland mediator who works through lawyer referral only. Mr. Spier established his practice in 1992 as a litigator and now works exclusively as a mediator. Services are only available for cases where all parties are represented by legal counsel. Mr. Spier is listed in the American Arbitration Association and the International Mediation Institute.

Portland, OR 97212

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Ron Rhodes Mediation & Arbitration

Ron Rhodes Mediation & Arbitration

Ron Rhodes Mediation & Arbitration is a Portland company that can "open the door to the right solution" through clear communication. Ron Rhodes has 30 years of experience as a trial lawyer, and in 2007 focused his practice exclusively on mediation and arbitration. A full-day mediation costs $3,600 plus $350 per hour for any excess hours. A half-day mediation is $1,900 plus $350 per hour for any excess hours. Preparation work is included in these fees.

Portland, OR 97201

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We hire mystery shoppers to call our providers anonymously and evaluate them. Providers who respond quickly, answer questions thoroughly, and communicate politely score higher.

Responsiveness: A+

Friendliness: A+

Helpfulness: A+

Detail: A+

Scott Meyer

Scott Meyer

Scott Meyer is a Portland mediator and arbitrator with over 30 years of experience as a trial lawyer practicing civil litigation. Attorney Meyer has been listed in Oregon Super Lawyers in 2013 and 2014 and as a Top Attorney in Oregon in Portland Monthly in 2014. He became a certified mediator over 20 years ago and uses a "flexible, adaptive approach" to achieve resolutions efficiently. Mediation and arbitration services are $275 per hour for all work conducted before, during, and after the actual mediation. There is a $500 minimum fee and the final bill is typically divided equally between the parties.

Portland, OR 97202

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Stoll Berne

Stoll Berne

Stoll Berne is a Portland law firm "deeply rooted in the great Northwest and nationally recognized for outstanding work for more than 35 years." The firm features an "environment of personal integrity and professional excellence" and believes in social responsibility. Areas of practice include antitrust litigation, internal investigations, intellectual property litigation, and securities compliance and defense. In a client testimonial, the firm's team is described as reaching a "complete achievement" of client objectives during arbitration.

209 SW Oak St Ste 500
Portland, OR 97204

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We hire mystery shoppers to call our providers anonymously and evaluate them. Providers who respond quickly, answer questions thoroughly, and communicate politely score higher.

Responsiveness: A+

Friendliness: A+

Helpfulness: A+

Detail: A+

The Family Mediation Center

The Family Mediation Center

The Family Mediation Center was founded in 1980 in Portland and specializes in divorce, family, and interpersonal conflict. The company's goal is to "provide a forum for people in dispute to negotiate acceptable and mutually beneficial settlements." Mediation is available for separations, divorce, post-divorce conflicts, premarital agreements, domestic partnership dissolution, workplace disputes, inheritance issues, and other family conflicts. The company also provides training and seminars in conflict resolution.

Portland, OR 97205

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