Ernie Long delivers over 25 years of experience involving a wide range of tort and contract matters to his position as a Mediator, Arbitrator, and Neutral. Licensed in California since 1983, Mr. Long has served as a Mediator and Arbitrator since 1988. He brings a genuine and substantive view to each dispute, using his experience trying lawsuits and dealing with the court system to evaluate the future outcome of each individual matter. With a personal interest in achieving finality, Mr. Long will bring your case to a fair, efficient, cost-effective and timely conclusion. Arrangements to schedule a hearing can begin at Contact Us.
Most civil litigation will benefit from working with a neutral, whether in a coordinated negotiation through a Mediator, or in a final, binding hearing before an Arbitrator. As counsel and clients are faced with long delays waiting for a court date or jury trial, Ernest A. Long ADR provides an alternative, serving as a neutral facilitator and decision maker. Additionally, civil litigants are invited to consider neutral evaluation services to assist with difficult decisions at any stage of the civil process.
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