Mediation and Arbitration Neutrals in Georgia

BAY Mediation & Arbitration Services, LLC, was founded in 2002 and provides high-quality mediation, arbitration, and neutral case evaluation services at reasonable rates. Learn more about the people who work at BAY.

History of BAY

BAY Mediation & Arbitration Services, LLC was founded in 2002 by attorneys Bruce Barrickman, William Allred and Scott Young in Atlanta, Georgia. They have over 90 years of combined experience in the area of civil litigation. All three are AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated¹ by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, the highest rating available for an attorney by his or her peers. They are also recognized members of the Georgia Academy of Mediators and Arbitrators and the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals. BAY's panel has grown to include over 20 qualified litigators serving as neutrals in both simple and complex disputes involving every conceivable area of the law.

A Wide Selection of Highly Experienced Mediators and Arbitrators

Choosing a mediator or arbitrator can be a difficult process. At BAY Mediation & Arbitration Services, you will find that our panel of neutrals includes arbitrators and mediators of varying backgrounds, and arbitration and mediation styles.

Our panel consists of full-time mediators and arbitrators, as well as those who continue to maintain an active legal practice in their particular areas of expertise. Either way, almost all of our neutrals have at least 20 years or more of legal experience and backgrounds ranging from national firm partners to sole practitioners; retired judges to in-house counsel; authors, professors, and lecturers to Super Lawyers.

Advanced Knowledge of All Types of Civil Legal Disputes

Almost all of our neutrals are or have been practicing trial lawyers for at least 20 years, which allow us to offer a special perspective to clients who use our mediation and arbitration services. Our experience as advocates, as well as neutrals, helps us provide accurate and practical case evaluations in a number of civil litigation areas, including Business & Commercial, Civil Rights/Section 1983, Construction, Divorce & Family, Employment & Labor, Environmental, Injuries & Accidents, Insurance & Coverage, Intellectual Property, Professional Malpractice, Real Estate & Condemnation, State, Local & Municipal Law, Wills, Trusts & Probate, and Workers' Compensation.

For more information on the areas of civil litigation in which we are qualified to provide alternative dispute resolution services, see our Neutrals & Expertise page.

An Inviting Setting With the Latest Communication Technologies

The offices of BAY Mediation & Arbitration Services are conveniently located near I-285 and GA-400 in a wooded complex with plentiful free parking. BAY has 18 fully equipped conference rooms, including several over-sized rooms able to accommodate large multi-party cases. Flat screen TVs for presentation, Internet access (including wireless), computer hook-ups, speaker phones, and DVD/VHS capability are provided. Projectors and screens and teleconferencing via webcam are also available upon request.

BAY has a self-serve galley style kitchen with coffees, teas, soft drinks, water bottles and snacks available to guests anytime throughout the day. Made-to-order meals are provided each day, as well as freshly baked cookies in the afternoons. You will also always have assistance and attention from our professional and friendly staff. Our goal is to make you and your clients as comfortable as possible no matter how long or short your visit might be.

Mediations, arbitrations, case evaluations and private settlement conferences can also be scheduled at our offices or at any other locations in Georgia or the Southeast agreed upon by the parties.

Contact BAY Mediation & Arbitration Services, LLC

We invite you to contact us to obtain more information about our panel of neutrals and to schedule a mediation or arbitration. Call toll free, or call our office directly at 678.222.0248. You may also send an e-mail, which will receive prompt attention.

Looking to consult with one of our mediators or arbitrators?  Schedule an appointment today.

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