The Role of Counsel in Mediation/Arbitration Attorneys and ADR

What's the role of counsel in ADR disputes?
Nobody enjoys litigation; it's expensive, time-consuming, and acrimonious. There are ways to avoid the courtroom however, and in this clip, legal pros explain their role in alternative dispute resolution (ADR) proceedings in the context of co-ops, condos, and HOAs. 

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  • Litigation is generally a lose-lose proposition. Boards should incorporate mediation/arbitration clauses in their amended offering documents as a prudent step in their fiduciary over site. This simple step can save tens of thousands in legal fees, countless hours of time, and even insurance premiums. It also prevents unnecessary rancor.