Should I Choose Arbitration, Mediation or Litigation?

The truth is it depends on your situation. Mediation should be mandatory (starting with a meeting of principals). Arbitration is not always faster, or cheaper, and importantly comes with no right to appeal. Litigation is predictable and has appeal rights. On this episode, Alex explains the pros and cons for each in detail.

Alexander Barthet is a board certified construction attorney in Florida and holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering. He manages The Barthet Firm, a ten lawyer construction law firm in Miami, and maintains a construction law blog at He can be reached at 305-347-5295 or