BAY Celebrates Completion of its Office Expansion Project | Apr 28, 2017

To better serve its clients and Georgia’s growing alternative dispute resolution needs, BAY Mediation & Arbitration Services is excited to announce the completion of its 4,000 square-foot office expansion. The expansion, which began in January 2017, now brings the total number of conference rooms available at BAY to 30. New features include a large conference […]

BAY Neutral Hon. Patricia Killingsworth to Speak at State Bar’s Mediation Advocacy Seminar | Mar 23, 2017

BAY Mediation & Arbitration Services announced today that neutral Hon. Patricia Killingsworth is scheduled to speak at the State Bar Association’s Mediation Advocacy seminar on March 24. During the event, Hon. Killingsworth will share with her peers her insights on mediating an employer/employee divorce in the Workers’ Compensation arena. Seminar attendees will also learn about […]

BAY Welcomes Raymond J. Kurey, Esq. to its Panel of Neutrals | Mar 15, 2017

BAY Mediation & Arbitration Services is excited to welcome Raymond “Ray” J. Kurey to its team of neutrals. Ray is a founding partner of McMickle, Kurey & Branch LLP. For more than 25 years, he has represented plaintiffs and defendants in Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Product Liability, Premises Liability, Construction Defect, Business Contract Disputes, Insurance […]

Vote for BAY as Best Alternative Dispute Resolution Company | Mar 10, 2017

The Daily Report just released its Best of 2017 survey and BAY Mediation & Arbitration Services is asking for your vote as the “Best Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Company” in Georgia’s legal industry. Since 2011, our clients have consistently voted for BAY as one of the top mediation companies in the state. This year, we […]

Getting to Know BAY Mediator and Arbitrator James Stewart | Feb 15, 2017

Known as one of the first mediators in the Atlanta area, James “Jim” Stewart has established a busy mediation and arbitration practice at BAY and has served as a neutral throughout Georgia in more than 2,800 cases. Since 1986, he has served as a neutral in cases involving Catastrophic Injuries, Complex Litigation, Multiple Parties, Nursing […]

Judge Jerry Baxter Brings Legacy of Judicial Excellence to BAY | Feb 8, 2017

BAY Mediation & Arbitration Services is excited to welcome Judge Jerry W. Baxter to its team of neutrals. Judge Baxter joins BAY after serving a distinguished 42-year career in the Fulton County Courts, which includes various positions such as Assistant Solicitor-General, Assistant District Attorney, State Court Judge, Superior Court Judge, and now a Senior Superior […]

3 Reasons to Choose Mediation | Jan 18, 2017

Choosing a mediator can be a stressful process for all parties involved, but for those who have tried mediation, the process is typically less intimidating than going to court to settle a dispute. Mediation does not consist of the same strict rules or guidelines that court involves, so mediation provides both sides with the flexibility […]

The Role Of Voir Dire In Mediation | Jan 10, 2017

I am sure you are wondering what is wrong with the author of this article. After all, what in the world does voir dire have to do with mediation? In fact, it has a lot to do with it. Is your client or the opposing party a racial minority; a corporation; a female; an attractive […]