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Phillips Listed as a Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 31 Civil Mediator

January 13, 2023

Eric Phillips, Attorney and Law Partner for Hagar & Phillips, is now a Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 31 Listed Civil Mediator in Lebanon Tennessee

Lebanon, Tenn. (January 13, 2023) – Hagar & Phillips, Attorneys at Law, LLC, a practice built on partnership and representing a wide variety of clients, from individuals to corporations throughout Wilson County and surrounding counties, is pleased to announce that Attorney and Law Partner, Eric Phillips, for Hagar & Phillips is now a Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 31 Listed Civil Mediator.

Civil mediation is an alternative to Court. For those seeking settlement who want to avoid the time and expense of going to court, mediation functions as an alternative dispute resolution method. As an impartial third party, the mediating attorney’s role is to guide the involved parties to a resolution of mutual satisfaction.

“The office’s expanded Civil Mediation services and capabilities speak to the growing needs for Lebanon and the surrounding Middle Tennessee area,” stated Phillips. “We proudly serve this area and want our clients to feel they have brought their concerns to trusted lawyers who are capable but also compassionate and will do what is necessary to find the best possible solution for all parties.”

Civil Mediation in Tennessee is a form of dispute resolution facilitated by a neutral third party. The benefits of civil mediation may include clarification of misunderstandings, exploring alternative solutions, maintaining privacy, reducing stress, preventing expensive trials, and promoting a better solution through problem-solving.

“There are three key benefits to civil mediation vs. litigation,” Phillips continued. “Civil mediation is almost always less expensive than long-term litigation. Civil mediation allows each party to maintain a level of control to resolve the problem. Civil mediation is typically faster than litigation. We wanted the residents of Lebanon to have the benefits of mediation to address disputes.”

Examples of civil mediation include Commercial Transactions, Construction Liability., Contracts, Employment or Labor, Intellectual Property, Landlord/Tenant, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Property, Workers’ Compensation, and additional areas.

Hagar & Phillips Civil Mediation services are available for Lebanon Tennessee and the surrounding middle Tennessee counties. Learn about Civil Mediation or schedule a civil mediation meeting by visiting

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