Our Services

Skinner Neutral Services LLC in Birmingham, Alabama, is an alternative dispute resolution (ADR) firm.   The firm offers the following services nationwide:

  • Settlement Mediations:  The firm provides mediators to facilitate settlements in civil cases. Types of cases include auto accidents, personal injury, products liability, construction, divorce, insurance, breach of contract, fraud, nursing home, wrongful death, professional liability, real estate, and mortgage lending and foreclosure.
  • Discovery Mediations:  As a pioneer in this type of mediation, the firm provides e-mediators to facilitate the development of mediated e-discovery plans (MEPs) whether at the outset of a case or on an issue-by-issue basis.  
  • Appellate Mediations:  The firm mediates appellate civil and domestic cases.  The firm’s founding partner participated in the first training class and trains appellate mediators.
  • Arbitrations:   The firm provides arbitrators for all types of civil cases.
  • Special Master Appointments:  As the first appointed e-discovery master in the State of Alabama, the firm is experienced in serving in this capacity, particularly in multi-party cases.
  • E-discovery Consulting:   The firm’s founding partner is a thought leader in e-discovery having created one of the first e-discovery law school courses on the subject and authored the Teacher’s Manual to the WEST casebook, the only casebook available for this subject.  The firm provides consultation to attorneys, firms, courts and business on e-discovery best practices.
  • E-discovery Expert Testimony:  The firm’s founding partner is experienced in providing expert testimony on e-discovery best practices. E-discovery expert testimony is a valuable offering in proving or defending a motion for sanctions for discovery failures.
  • Private training in ADR and E-Discovery:  The firm provides one-on-one, private and public training in ADR and/or E-Discovery. The firm’s founding partner has developed numerous training programs for a variety of audiences.
  • Meeting Facilitation:   The firm provides facilitators for non-profit organizations, for-profit companies, schools, clubs, homeowner associations, government entities and other types of organizations.   The firm’s founding partner was trained at Harvard on “Governance As Leadership.”
  • Meeting Space Available:  The firm’s conference facilities are available for use.