Arbitration Resolution Services, Inc. Welcomes David Berkowitz and Kevin Pike to Advisory Board

Coral Springs, Florida – April 25, 2017 Arbitration Resolution Services, Inc. (ARS) has announced two key additions to its Advisory Board, David Berkowitz and Kevin Pike.

David Berkowitz invested in e-commerce early on, and was part of the team that launched the PayPal Here mobile system in 2012. He is also the founder and President of a B2B electronics value-added reselling venture and president of Summa Capital, Inc. Mr. Berkowitz previously worked on several projects including: the development of FinTech disruptive technology, EDGARIZEIT, a cloud-based platform for the EDGARization of SEC documents and Fetchly, an SMS lead generation application. A true entrepreneur at heart, Mr. Berkowitz will aide in the advancement of online dispute resolution (ODR).

Kevin Pike has held various positions at the American Arbitration Association, JAMS and Arbitration Forums. He has over 30 years’ experience in the field of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and brings a depth of insight to the ARS Advisory Board. His current positon is in arbitration with Claim Resource Services.  Mr. Pike speaks regularly at insurance industry and ADR conferences, conducts training webinars, writes articles for various business publications and produces a weekly blog distributed throughout the insurance industry. Mr. Pike continues to advocate for the use of arbitration and mediation by teaching ADR skills to thousands of insurance professionals and attorneys nationwide.

ARS is revolutionizing the field of dispute resolution through its cloud based ADR and ODR programs. ARS offers its users virtual arbitration and mediation services in the comfort of their own businesses, offices or homes without ever having to make a personal appearance. Its combination of a digital evidence submission process along with video and telephonic conferencing makes resolving client/customer/business disputes simplified, cost-effective and private alternative to litigation.




Arbitration Resolution Services, Inc. Appoints New Member of Advisory Board

Arbitration Resolution Services, Inc. (ARS) is pleased to announce that Patricia “Pattie” Porter, well known in the Dispute Resolution Field as “The Texas Conflict Coach”, has joined the Advisory Board of ARS.

ARS has established the new standard for resolving disputes without the need for lengthy or costly litigation. Using a disruptive new approach involving mediation and/or arbitration, parties are able to solve problems without ever having to leave their home, office or business to settle their issues. ARS’s unique blend of proprietary cloud based software combined with telephonic and/or video mediations and arbitration hearings makes filing law suits unnecessary and provides a fair, cost effective and confidential way to resolve disputes.

Ms. Porter, LCSW, AAP, is the founder and host of the global Blog Talk Radio program, “The Texas Conflict Coach”™. A program dedicated to educating the public and consumers about how to manage conflicts constructively and problem solve effectively. Additionally, she is also the current President of the Texas Association of Mediators. Patricia Porter is an adjunct faculty member in the graduate dispute resolution program at Southern Methodist University in Texas. She has worked in mediation, team facilitation, negotiation training, conflict management and abrasive leader coaching for individuals, businesses, governmental agencies and universities. She has worked with the Department of Homeland Security, NASA and Coca Cola to name a few of her clientele.

ARS is honored to have Ms. Porter as a member of our Advisory Board and welcomes her expertise in educating the public and making dispute resolution without litigation the new standard in conflict resolution.




Friedman to Moderate Panel at Online Dispute Resolution Conference Hosted by Pace University

George Friedman to Discuss Online Disputer Resolution at International Conference in New York, NY

SOUTH FLORIDA: George Friedman, Chairman of the Board of Arbitration Resolution Services, will moderate a panel at the upcoming 14th Annual Online Dispute Resolution Conference to be held in conjunction with the Pace School of Law in New York, New York. The conference will be held June 3-5, 2015 and is a program of Pace’s Institute of International Commercial Law. Mr. Friedman will moderate a panel on Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) for Ecommerce. Other topics include the impact of ODR on the future of dispute resolution, how the lawyer’s practice is being shaped by the inclusion of ODR into the dispute resolution field, and how the dispute resolution field is incorporating technology and ODR processes.

Arbitration Resolution Services, Inc. is the pioneer in online legal dispute resolution services. George Friedman, Esq., provides key attributes to this innovative new company as the chair of ARS Board. He has more than 30 years of arbitration experience as the former EVP of Dispute Resolution of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and SVP at the American Arbitration Association (AAA). Additionally, ARS provides an extensive panel of arbitrators and mediators on a cloud-based software system that allows individuals or companies to resolve disputes quickly and avoid the costly and time-consuming process of litigation. The company offers arbitration and mediation nationally and across all industries.

For more information or to register for the conference, see http://law.pace.edu/odr-2015.




A.M. Best TV Interviews Mark Norych: Tech Remaking Claims Disputes

Recently, A.M. Best interviewed Mark Norych, EVP, Arbitration Resolution Services for their A.M. Best TV Interview series.

Arbitration Resolution Services’ Norych: Tech Remaking Claims Disputes

Mark Norych said insurance claims professionals are benefiting from a move to telephone and video conferencing as an alternative to in-person dispute resolution. Norych was interviewed at the RIMS 2015 Annual Conference & Exhibition.

 




Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County Adopts New Online Arbitration Service

The Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County and Arbitration Services Inc. Team Up To Provide Low Income Individuals Access to Online Arbitration and Mediation Services

PALM BEACH COUNTY, FL:  The Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County, Inc. announces that innovative online arbitration service will soon be made available to its clients. “Online arbitration will allow us to streamline our process while at the same time offering a much more cost-effective way to resolve legal issues for the disadvantaged citizens of Palm Beach County,” said Bob Bertisch, executive director of the Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County, Florida.

Legal Aid will utilize the Arbitration Resolution Services, Inc. (ARS) proprietary cloud-based software, Arb-IT™, which will reduce costs and speed the process of resolving legal disputes, ultimately allowing Legal Aid to better serve its growing clientele. “ARS is at the cutting edge of addressing the issues in efficiently and fairly resolving disputes in our society. Adopting this technology will allow us to help many more people with the same resources,” said Bertisch.

Arbitration Resolution Services offers simple and cost-effective binding arbitration for business and consumers. Through its proprietary cloud-based software, Arb-IT™, ARS brings the ease of e-commerce to the resolution of disputes for claims involving insurance companies, independent contractors, manufacturers and retailers, banks and mortgage companies, landlords and tenants, and much more.

The Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County was founded in 1949 for the purpose of providing free legal advice to the economically disadvantaged. The Society has grown from an office of one attorney to a staff of 85 over the past 65 years. As one of the first social services agencies to serve Palm Beach County, it continues to be recognized as a growing and dynamic organization that personalizes human and social needs within the legal framework.

“The Legal Aid Society will offer online mediation and arbitration through ARS to individuals who seek advice and/or are represented by the Legal Aid Society,” said Mark Norych, Esq., executive vice president and general counsel for ARS. “By utilizing the ARS system, the Legal Aid Society will be able to provide more citizens with low-cost assistance by steering their cases to our online platform, avoiding the time and expense that it takes to litigate a matter in court.”

Tom Weber, president and CEO of Arbitration Resolution Services adds, “We believe our services perfectly complement the mission of the Legal Aid Society. We understand the value of appropriate access to the judicial system for all members of society.”


 

The Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County is committed to providing high quality civil legal advice, representation and education to the disadvantaged of Palm Beach County so as to protect their personal safety, enhance their opportunities and living conditions and promote self-sufficiency. www.legalaidpbc.org.

Arbitration Resolution Services, Inc. (ARS) provides an online system where individuals and businesses may resolve disputes through mediation and/or binding arbitration conducted by unbiased and knowledgeable professionals. The ARS proprietary software is a fully automated, affordable, fast and convenient method for reaching a settlement without courts, high costs and lengthy process. www.arbresolutions.com.




Now Individuals and Businesses Have an Alternative to Costly Court Proceedings

Arbitration Resolution Services, Inc. Launches New Website that Facilitates Fast and Affordable Resolution to Legal Disputes

SOUTH FLORIDA: Due to the time and expense of navigating the complex legal system, lower and middle income individuals as well as many small businesses have virtually no access to appropriate legal remedies. Even more alarming is that courts are now seeing those who must respond to legal claims, such as filing responses and appearing in court, in increasingly large numbers unrepresented and not knowing what they need to do to achieve a favorable legal outcome. Too often these people and businesses come away from court having to deal with lost work/business and high court bills.

But now, individuals and businesses have a fast and affordable way to drive down the dragged out timeframe and legal costs to resolve their disputes. Whether it be a contractual dispute, a workplace issue or property damage, resolution can be just a click away with Arbitration Resolutions Services, Inc. (ARS). ARS provides mediation or binding arbitration without the hassle and expense of lawyers and lengthy lawsuits. Through its newly launched website and proprietary cloud-based software, Arb-IT™, ARS brings the ease of e-commerce to the resolution of disputes for claims involving insurance companies, independent contractors, manufacturers and retailers, banks and mortgage companies, landlords and tenants, and much more. Not only is the service convenient, it is more time and cost effective than litigation. Most cases reach conclusion in 60 days or less and at less than 20% of the cost of litigating in court.

Signing up for the ARS service is quick and easy. And free! All you need to do is provide your name and email address via the company’s secure website, https://www.arbresolutions.com, which launched in March 2015. Next, gather photographs and other evidence. Simply upload the files via Arb-IT™, describe your claim, and identify the respondent(s). ARS will then assign an arbitrator or mediator to the case. In arbitration, the documents are reviewed by an arbitrator who will then review the information provided by both parties and render a binding decision. If using mediation, the mediator will attempt a resolution.

Arbitration Resolution Services, Inc. is the pioneer in online legal dispute resolution services. George Friedman, Esq., provides key attributes to this innovative new company as the chair of ARS Board. He has more than 30 years of arbitration experience as the former EVP of Dispute Resolution of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and SVP at the American Arbitration Association (AAA). Additionally, ARS provides an extensive panel of arbitrators and mediators on a cloud-based software system that allows individuals or companies to resolve disputes quickly and avoid the costly and time-consuming process of litigation. The company offers arbitration and mediation nationally and across all industries.