PREMi ADR Spotlight
Published: Oakland County Legal News
March 1, 2024
By Lisa W. Timmons, Esq.
I have been immersed in the field of ADR as both a provider and practitioner for over 25 years. I am probably most widely known as the Executive Director of the Mediation Tribunal Association (MTA). MTA, the once pilot program that resulted in the case evaluation court rule (MCR 2.403), is the largest provider of court-ordered case evaluation in Michigan. As the ADR Clerk of Wayne County Circuit Court, my office also administers…
Mediator of the Month
Lisa W. Timmons, Esq is a highly qualified and experienced arbitrator and mediator of labor and employment, commercial,general civil, probate, domestic relations,and real estate cases. She also offers pro bono mediation to resolve §1983 cases for the
U.S. District Court of the EasternDistrict of Michigan, and discovery motions on the general civil and business court dockets inOakland County Circuit Court.
Lisa earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Michigan State University, a Master of Arts in… Dispute Resolution from…
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Mediation: For lasting resolutions
Why PREMi? PREMi’s independent mediators have years of experience successfully helping parties settle a wide variety of disputes. Mediation allows the parties to shape their own resolutions, resulting in agreements that last.
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Arbitration: A Streamlined process to reach a decision
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Med-arb: An adaptation to conventional arbitration
Med-Arb is a combination of both resolution processes – Mediation and Arbitration. The parties agree in advance that they will first try to resolve the matter by mediation, and if they are not successful in resolving the dispute, then a PREMi…
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