How to Choose the Right Mediation and Litigation Professional
PODCAST: How to Choose the Right Mediation and Litigation Professional
Alla Roytberg is a Founding Partner at Roytberg Traum Law and Mediation P.C. She is also a collaborative attorney and mediator member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals. Alla has 25 years of experience in mediation and litigation, and specializes in legal and mediation services for families and small businesses, international and cross-cultural issues, divorce, residential real estate, wills and estate. She joins Stacy Francis to talk about finding the right divorce professional for you.
- Some of the better ways to find the right professional for you are to reach out to your local bar association, people you know who have gone through the divorce process, and trusted professionals in your life such as your psychotherapist.
- The recent rise of public interest in mediation can be credited to the current pandemic, due to courts being closed and access to the divorce process being obstructed. For many individuals, mediation was something that worked for them, especially since it doesn’t require the court system.
- For clients who live in different parts of the world, the divorce process can be difficult because of different laws and jurisdictions. It’s important to have somebody who can flag the issues and connect with the appropriate lawyers so that any agreement generated is actually enforceable and workable.
- Some questions you should ask when interviewing a divorce professional are: What is your experience? What is your background? How many cases have you worked on? How many cases have gone to court? Would you go to court if needed? If so, what would that look like?