Fort Collins Mediation Attorney

The attorneys at Kneeland & Lazure Law are trained mediators and have experience mediating constructive outcomes for clients. Mediation is a positive means for conflict resolution that allows you to make the decisions you want to move on in your life. Going to court can be both financially and emotionally expensive and time-consuming.

Mediation is an alternative plan of action that helps you resolve a dispute without litigation. More clients are using mediation services because they understand constructive conflict resolution is more likely to result in benefits to all parties, as well as quicker outcomes.


With the Fort Collins mediation services offered by the attorneys of Kneeland & Lazure Law, we help clients turn unpleasant situations into positive conclusions. To be successful, participants must enter into the process in good faith to attempt to resolve the conflict and be open and honest, willing to listen and compromise, and motivated to reach an agreement.
Through mediation services, your Fort Collins mediation attorney at Kneeland & Lazure Law can help the following types of clients explore alternative options to reach a mutually acceptable settlement:

  • Individuals
  • Families
  • Companies – large or small
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Realtors
  • CPA’s
  • Contractors
  • Attorneys
  • Medical professionals


Mediation involves an impartial third party, or mediator, who meets with you and the person or organization you’re experiencing conflict with. The mediator helps both of you to identify the issues in the dispute, plan and evaluate options for a resolution, and identify ways in which the parties can reach a settlement agreement. The ultimate goal of mediation is a final, written agreement or Memorandum of Understanding. Whether you are under a court order to mediate or you are voluntarily mediating, you are not required to reach an agreement during mediation and you as the participants have full control over any settlement.


  • Productive, efficient, cost-effective
  • Solution oriented
  • Focuses on resolving issues and problems instead of placing blame
  • Focuses on the future, not the past
  • Allows you to control decision that impact your life, rather than the court
  • Teaches useful negotiation, conflict management, and communication skills that you can use in subsequent conflicts
  • Reduces win-lose outcomes – you reach an agreement both sides believe in and will comply with


Your Fort Collins mediation attorney at Kneeland & Lazure Law will bring extensive training, proven experience, and exceptional skill to the mediation process. We expertly guide participants to a thorough understanding of the underlying dispute, clarify relevant legal and non-legal considerations, and assist both sides find areas of common ground from which to resolve the conflict. Our ability to anticipate obstacles and break through impasse helps participants efficiently reach an equitable resolution.


Many conflict situations benefit from mediation, including:


  • Contract Disputes
  • Employee/employer disputes
  • Interpersonal disputes
  • Organizational changes such as mergers, policy development or implementation, regulation enforcement
  • Partnership conflicts
  • Customer or client disputes

Family Law

  • Property or debt division
  • Spousal maintenance (alimony)
  • Parental responsibility
  • Legal and residential custody
  • Parenting time and child support
  • Post-decree disputes

Real Estate

  • Real estate contract disputes required by law to be mediated
  • Escrow account disputes

Other Potential Family Disputes

  • Wills and estates
  • Parent-teen issues
  • Adult children and older parent issues

The mediation attorneys at Kneeland & Lazure Law are well trained and have experience mediating constructive outcomes for clients. Kneeland & Lazure Law provides a wide range of legal services and practice areas. Contact us today for more information.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is mediation?

Mediation is a form of alternative dispute resolution where the parties, and their attorneys, if applicable, meet with a neutral party (the mediator) and attempt to resolve their issues and disagreements. It is an opportunity to discuss creative solutions and ideas that can help parties move forward, and it can be a cost-effective, more user-friendly way of reaching agreements. We mediate a variety of disputes, including family law, business law, employment law, real estate, and other issues.

Why choose mediation?

Mediation typically costs less than going to court, both monetarily and emotionally. It is also is set-up in a way that can lead to more creative decision-making.

What types of cases do you mediate?

We mediate a variety of disputes, including family law, business law, employment law, real estate, and other issues.

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