Tips for Effective Advocacy in Arbitration

Republished with permission from Colorado Lawyer. Original article appeared in Colorado Lawyer, Vol. 47, No. 4, April 2018.

Parties to arbitration proceedings frequently comment that they appreciate the arbitration process because it is a faster, more efficient, and less costly way to resolve their business disputes. Unlike litigation, arbitration provides the parties with an opportunity to exercise significant control over the entire proceeding—from the expedited exchange of information to the prompt resolution of discovery disputes, to the determination of customized procedures for the hearing on the merits.

This article explores the benefits of arbitration over litigation and provides practical pointers for trial lawyers who want to sharpen their advocacy skills in arbitration. In addition, the article also includes 10 tips for effective advocacy in arbitration.

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