No one enters into a transaction or agreement expecting problems. Unfortunately, issues do arise and can seem insurmountable. Finding solutions to these difficult problems requires skilled experience. W. David Shearer, Jr. has the education, skills and wide-range practical experience to help you solve tough problems and avoid costly, time-consuming litigation.
Mr. Shearer is a Kentucky Arbitrator and Florida Supreme Court Qualified Arbitrator,
and a Kentucky Approved General / Civil and Family Mediator and
a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil and Family Mediator. He is dedicated to serving his clients’ specific and unique needs, while effecting the best possible resolutions. Mr. Shearer believes that parties should be able to make their own decisions and guide the resolution during the mediation process. He also believes that arbitration is a fair and just alternative to expedite and resolve disputes.
Mr. Shearer is fair, just, neutral, impartial and unbiased in the dispute resolution process of arbitration and mediation in Kentucky and Florida. In mediation, he facilitates the negotiation between the parties to enable them to accept a mutually accepted agreement. However, in arbitration, he makes a decision (binding or non-binding) depending on the type of arbitration process selected by the parties. He provides parties with a comfortable setting and offers them arbitration and mediation options to resolve their dispute. Whether its a non-binding mediation agreement or binding arbitration clause, his role is to answer parties' procedural questions, to schedule sessions, and to reconcile and coordinate the flow of information between the parties during the entire arbitration and mediation process.
Throughout the process, Mr. Shearer maintains confidentiality, impartiality and neutrality for all parties. He has broad practical experience in the dispute resolution process, which qualifies him as an arbitrator and mediator. His expert service is committed to the following:
Mr. Shearer, has worked diligently to establish himself as a preeminent resource for jurists and counsel seeking assistance in the process of selecting a neutral third party. As a leader in the dispute resolution field, he has exhibited excellence as an arbitrator and mediator. His services are available at an affordable hourly rate, with reasonable administrative fees for multi-day, complex or multi-party disputes.
- Informing participants about the process of arbitration/mediation
- Adopting a neutral stance with all parties revealing any potential conflicts of interest to the arbitration/mediation
- Conducting the arbitration/mediation in an impartial manner
- Confidentiality (mediation), except as agreed to by the parties or except when disclosure is required or permitted by law
- Abstaining from offering legal advice
Mr. Shearer is available to accept assignments as a Kentucky
Arbitrator and a Florida Qualified Arbitrator, and as a Kentucky
Approved Mediator and Florida Certified Mediator
in the field of alternative dispute resolution relating to Equine Mediation or Arbitration, Florida Employment Mediation, Florida Employment Arbitration, Florida Contract Arbitration or Mediation, Commercial Business Law, Corporate Law, Florida Family Mediation
, Tort Disputes as well as other areas or matters of dispute.
Let Mr. Shearer reconcile or guide your litigants to resolve their own disputes through an expeditious, fair and just arbitration or mediation process. You may contact Mr. Shearer via this web site by clicking here or by telephone:
Direct numbers KY (502) 636-1636 FL (239) 537-4691
Cell (502) 551-0818