4 Things to say to Your Client Before Mediation | Sep 11, 2018

Written by Tanya Tate, Imagine that you are asked by a doctor to come into his office and listen all day to two well-educated medical experts emphatically espousing virtually opposite ways of treating the same condition. And imagine that you have no medical experience and have never before even talked to a doctor. And finally, […]

13 BAY Neutrals Named to 2018 Super Lawyers | Aug 3, 2018

  We are proud to announce that 13 of our neutrals have been named to the 2018 Georgia Super Lawyers list. To kick things off, Henry Quillian, III (15 years as aTop Rated Construction Litigation Attorney) was named to the 2018 Top 100 Super Lawyers of Georgia. Also on the 2018 Super Lawyers list are; […]

Fireworks, the Fourth and Avoiding Fault | Jul 4, 2018

  Written by Tanya Tate, On the days following Independence Day, attorneys across the country will receive calls from individuals and companies seeking representation on matters involving personal injury and/or property damage resulting from the improper use of fireworks. The illegal use of fireworks can subject individuals to significant legal liability. In fact, the use […]

Can Apple Keep the Consumers Away? | Jun 28, 2018

Written by Tanya Tate, On Monday, the United States Supreme Court Agreed to hear Apple, Inc.’s (“Apple”) challenge to a class action antitrust lawsuit brought by consumers who allege that Apple has an illegal monopoly on how apps can be purchased for Apple devices. Specifically, the consumers asserted two primary arguments: 1) that Apple improperly […]

The Mediator’s Role | Jun 21, 2018

Written by Thomas Harper,   Choosing the correct mediator is crucial to a successful mediation. Select a mediator who (a) brings value to the process, especially someone with experience in the subject matter of the case; (b) the parties will respect and to whom they will listen; and (c) can give you feedback on your […]

Doug Witten Travels to Chicago | Jun 13, 2018

BAY mediator Doug Witten, will be traveling to Chicago, Illinois later this month to participate in the Annual Meeting of the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA). The AHLA is the nation’s largest, nonpartisan, 501(c)(3) educational organization devoted to legal issues in the healthcare field. Doug is the current chair of the AHLA Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Affinity […]

Could Major Changes be in the Air for Non-Competes? | Jun 11, 2018

Written by Tanya Tate,  “If Republicans lose control of the Senate and/or House in the midterm elections, could that signal the end of non-compete agreements in the United States? On April 26, 2018, Democratic Senators Elizabeth Warren, Chris Murphy, and Ron Wyden introduced the Workforce Mobility Act (“WMA”) that would impose a federal ban on […]

Scott Young to Lead Panel at 51st GDLA Annual Meeting | Jun 7, 2018

Scott Young will be leading a panel on “Whats New In Mediation: Preparation, Process And Professionalism” at the 51st GDLA Annual meeting.The conference will be held June 14-17th at Hammock Beach Resort, Palm Coast, Florida. The goal of this program is to highlight issues that can develop between plaintiff and defense counsel in the handling […]

I Will Work Harder Than Anyone Else | Jun 5, 2018

“My modus operandi always was that I was going to work harder than anybody else all the time. I just worked non-stop. I really believe in hard work.” – Lee Wallace Our mediator, Lee Wallace, was recently profiled for Atlanta Lawyers on the Move. In the video with Pamela DeNeuve, Lee talks about why she choose […]