General civil law covers legal disputes between parties who seek monetary damages or specific performance instead of criminal sanctions. Common types of civil litigation include personal injury, real estate, medical malpractice, landlord/tenant issues and products liability. As a civil litigator, attorney William C. Reiley has successfully represented clients in hearings, mediation, arbitration and federal, state and local courts.
Often, a trial is not the best way to resolve disputes, as litigation is typically time consuming, costly and adversarial. Attorney William C. Reiley is a trained and experienced mediator and arbiter who uses mediation and arbitration to manage the costs, time and stress of lawsuits. The alternative dispute resolution (ADR) strategies are pragmatic ways to meet clients’ needs. He has successfully handled a wide array of ADR hearings including, personal injury, property damages, business disputes, estate matters, and general civil litigation.
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