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 […]

Employment Law Disputes | May 31, 2018

These BAY neutrals have hands-on experience in Employment and Employment law disputes in Federal and State courts and before the EEOC. They understand the law in this area and have a personal understanding of the legal, emotional and psychological aspects of reaching a resolution of issues and conflicts in the employment arena. In addition to knowing […]

BAY Sponsors GTLA Annual Convention 2018 | May 1, 2018

BAY was proud to be one of the sponsors for the GTLA Annual Convention this past week at what used to be the Ritz Hotel in Buckhead.  We had a table with information about BAY and items to give to participants.  We talked with a lot of people; people we knew and people we got […]


BAY balances the needs of all parties towards effective dispute resolution through the use of highly experienced neutrals. Because we want to give you the opportunity to choose the right neutral for your case, BAY continues to expand and enhance the depth of our panel of neutrals, We truly believe the addition of Lee Wallace to […]


As many of you know, Judge Jerry Baxter was a Fulton County trial judge for 33 years and presided over a wide variety of cases. He became a neutral because he wanted to come out from behind the bench and use his experience to help people one-on-one to resolve their issues. Judge Baxter loves working […]