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Mediate Rather Than Litigate

Mediate Rather Than Litigate Your Case

A Skilled Arbitrator and Mediator Serving
Kentucky and Florida

 Dedicated to serving clients specific and unique needs
•  Relevant and wide-range practical experience
 Able to facilitate conversation between partiess
•  Able to guide litigants to expeditious, fair and just resolution
Offers highly personalized service and an unsurpassed level of professionalism
• Accepts assignments relating to Equine Law, Employment Law, Contract Law,
   Commercial Business Law, Corporate Law, Family Law, Tort and other areas
•  Offers an affordable hourly rate

W. David Shearer, Jr.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:

  • 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, 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.

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
Fax (502) 636-1652

Skilled Experience Attention: Attorneys and Firms
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 a retired Kentucky Civil Trial Attorney, who has the education, broad practical experience, and expertise to help you solve tough problems and avoid costly and time-consuming litigation. He spent more than thirty-eight (38) years practicing law in federal, state and local courts representing both plaintiffs and defendants.

Do you need a qualified professional?

If you have a case you would like to discuss or are searching for a Kentucky or Florida based Arbitrator or Mediator, who has broad practical experience click the button below to find out how Mr. Shearer can assist you with your litigation challenges and caseload, as a 3rd party neutral.


Whatever your issue might be, it is very likely that Mr. Shearer has significant, relevant experience. Successful resolutions occur when the participants feel that the best decision has been made and that the process was efficient and professional. Your satisfaction with the resolution process is Mr. Shearer's primary goal.

Dispute Resolution Services:

       • Civil Arbitration
       • Contractual Arbitration

       • Circuit Mediation
       • Civil Mediation
       • Family Mediation

Areas of Alternative Dispute Resolution:

Administrative Law Dispute
Appellate Law Dispute
Broker-Dealer Securities Investment Dispute
Condemnation Law Dispute
Contract & Corporate Law Dispute
Commercial Business Law Dispute
Employment Law Dispute
Equine Law Dispute
Family Law Dispute
Foreclosure & Real Estate Law Dispute
Insurance Law Dispute
Tort Law Dispute
Workers Compensation Law Dispute


• Less adversarial than litigation
• Less costly than litigation
• Less formal than litigation
• Much faster than litigation
• Less prolonged anxiety for the parties
• More control over the process

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W. David Shearer, Jr., J. D.
Kentucky - c/o Regus Group, MET Building, 312 South Fourth Street, Suite 700, Louisville, KY 40202
Florida - c/o Regus Group, 4851 Tamiami Trail North, Suite 200, Naples, FL 34103

Office: Kentucky (502) 636-1636     Florida (239) 537-4691      
  Cell (502) 551-0818               Fax: (502) 636-1652

© 2011 W. David Shearer, Jr. All rights reserved

  Kentucky and Florida based Arbitrator and Mediator W. David Shearer, Jr. provides alternative dispute resolution services for: Equine Law Disputes, Employment Law Disputes,Tort Disputes, Family Law Disputes ,Contract, Corporate & Commercial Business Law Disputes and Tort Disputes throughout the states of Kentucky and  Florida.
  Mr. Shearer offers Arbitration and Mediation services within the Kentucky counties: Anderson |  Bath |  Bell |  Boone |  Bourbon | Boyd | Boyle | Bracken | Breathitt |  Bullitt |  Campbell |  Carroll |  Carter |  Casey |  Clark |  Clay |  Elliott |  Estill |  Fayette |  Fleming |  Floyd |  Franklin |  Gallatin |  Garrard |  Grant |  Greenup |  Hardin |  Harlan |  Harrison |  Henry |  Jackson |  Jefferson |  Jessamine |  Johnson |  Kenton |  Knott |  Knox |  LaRue |  Laurel |  Lawrence |  Lee |  Leslie |  Letcher |  Lewis |  Lincoln |  Madison |  Magoffin |  Marion |  Martin |  Mason |  McCreary |  Meade |  Menifee |  Mercer |  Montgomery |  Morgan |  Nelson |  Nicholas |  Oldham |  Owen |  Owsley |  Pendleton |  Perry |  Pike |  Powell |  Pulaski |  Robertson |  Rockcastle |  Rowan |  Scott |  Shelby |  Spencer |  Taylor |  Trimble |  Washington |  Wayne |  Whitley |  Wolfe and Woodford counties are all in the Eastern Time Zone.
  Including the following Kentucky cities: Louisville |  Lexington |  Owensboro |  Bowling Green |  Covington |  Hopkinsville |  Frankfort |  Henderson |  Richmond |  Jeffersontown |  Albany |  Alexandria |  Allen |  Ashland |  Auburn |  Barbourville |  Bardstown |  Bardwell |  Barlow |  Beattyville |  Beaver Dam |  Bedford |  Benton |  Brea |  Brandenburg |  Burkesville |  Burlington |  Burnside |  Cadiz |  Calvert City |  Campbellsville |  Campton |  Caneyville |  Carlisle |  Carrolton |  Cave City |  Central City |  Clinton |  Columbia |  Corbin |  Covington |  Crittenden |  Cynthiana |  Danville |  Dawson Springs |  Dixon |  Dry Ridge |  Eddyville |  Edmonton |  Elizabethtown |  Elkton |  Eminence |  Erlanger |  Evarts |  Flemingsburg |  Florence |  Fort Mitchell |  Fort Thomas |  Franklin |  Fulton |  Georgetown |  Glasgow |  Grand Rivers |  Grayson |  Greenburg |  Greenup |  Greenville | Hardin |  Hardinsburg |  Harlan |  Harrodsburg |  Hartford |  Hazard |  Hickman |  Hindman |  Hodgenville |  Hyden |  Independence |  Inez |  Irvington |  Jackson |  Jamestown |  La Grange |  Lancaster |  Lawrenceburg |  Lebanon |  Leitchfield |  Livingston |  London |  Louisa |  Manchester |  Mayfield |  Maysville |  Middlesboro |  Monticello |  Morehead |  Morganfield |  Morgantown |  Mount Sterling |  Munfordville |  Murray |  Newport |  Nicholasville |  Olive Hill |  Owenton |  Owingsville |  Paducah |  Paintsville |  Paris |  Perryville |  Pikeville |  Pineville |  Prestonsburg |  Princeton |  Providence |  Radcliff |  Richmond |  Russell Springs |  Russellville |  Salyersville |  Sandy Hook |  Scottsville |  Shelbyville |  Shepherdsville |  Simpsonville |  Somerset |  Springfield |  Stanford |  Stanton |  Stearns |  Sturgis |  Talorsville |  Tompkinsville |  Versailles |  Warsaw |  Webster |  West Liberty |  Whitesburg |  Whitley City |  Wickliffe |  Williamsburg |  Winchester
  Mr. Shearer offers Arbitration and Mediation services within the Florida Counties of:  Alachua  | Brevard  | Broward  | Citrus  | Collier  | Duval  | Hernando  | Hillsborough  | Indian River  | Lee  | Leon  | Orange  | Osceola  | Palm Beach  | Pinellas  | Polk  | Sarasota  | St. Johns  | St. Lucie  and other Florida Counties.
  Including the following Florida Cities: Adventura |  Boca Raton |  Bradenton |  Brandon |  Cape Coral |  Clearwater |  Coral Gables |  Coral Springs |  Davie |  Daytona Beach |  Fort Lauderdale |  Fort Myers |  Gainesville |  Hallandale |  Hialeah |  Hollywood |  Inverness |  Jacksonville |  Kissimmee |  Lakeland |  Maitland |  Melbourne |  Miami |  Miami Beach |  Miami Gardens (Carol City-Norland) |  Miramar |  Naples |  North Miami |  North Miami Beach |  Ocala |  Orlando |  Palm Bay |  Palm Beach |  Pembroke Pines |  Pompano Beach |  Port St. Lucie |  Sarasota |  South Daytona |  Spring Hill |  St Augustine |  St. Petersburg |  Stuart |  Tallahassee |  Tampa |  Vero Beach |  Villages of Oriole |  Wellington |  West Palm Beach |  Winterpark |  and other Florida Cities