Alternative Dispute Resolution

Judge Carroll brings a wealth of experience to help parties find fair and mutually acceptable resolution of disputes without costly and adversarial litigation. He has heard more than 3,000 mediations and 1,000 arbitrations since 1992, and has served as Special Master in dozens of complex cases. He is considered among the top ADR specialists in the Pacific Northwest.

He specializes in multi-party civil issues from probate, property, personal injury, and marriage dissolution to business litigation and professional liability. Judge Carroll is committed to taking pro bono and low bono cases as his schedule permits.

A Distinguished Career

In his 12 years on the King County Superior Court, Judge Carroll consistently was given highest ratings by the Bar Association. He also has worked as a Deputy Prosecutor, Public Defender and in private law practice and has produced many papers and presentations. He is listed among the Best Lawyers in America for Alternative Dispute Resolution as well as in Pacific Northwest magazines that rank the best in ADR. more

Passion for Public Service

A Seattle native, Judge Carroll sits on numerous boards and commissions and has chaired many civic committees as well as serving as advisor or consultant to local governments, particularly in areas of law enforcement and ethics. He was appointed the first Internal Investigations Auditor for the Seattle Police Department, serving 11 years. He has been involved in many Rule of Law efforts, especially with former Soviet Republics. more

Please contact Judge Carroll for more information on dispute resolution services.