In this video, Mediator and Attorney Philip Hundl talks about his background in land dispute litigation and mediation. Call or text 800-266-4870 for an appointment with Mr. Hundl.
Summary of Mr. Hundl’s Background for Land Litigation Mediation
Hi, I’m Philip Hundl. I’m an attorney and mediator, and my practice focuses on land litigation. Land litigation includes eminent domain and condemnation cases, land partition cases, easement disputes, and title disputes related to real estate and land.
Those are the type of cases that I focus on. And I’ve worked with clients on those types of cases for practically my whole legal career.
Early on in my career, I worked in product liability civil litigation, but over the years I’ve shifted more and more to land litigation.
I’ve struggled at times to find knowledgeable mediators. There are lots of good mediators out there. Lots of good mediators will do family law cases, lots of good mediators do HOA disputes or civil litigation disputes, or breach of contract disputes. But I had a hard time finding knowledgeable mediators for land partitions and condemnation cases.
It seems like there are just a few mediators that working on eminent domain condemnation cases, and easement dispute cases. I had mediators that would mediate those cases, but they didn’t seem comfortable with some of the issues that we would bring up. They didn’t seem to understand some potential solutions I offered as an attorney advocating for one side in a mediation.
So I started thinking about helping people through the mediation process. If it was this hard for me to find a mediator, then maybe I should mediate those types of cases. Now I have been mediating these cases for a while.
You know, there are many more family law cases, more breach of contract cases, and more personal injury cases compared to land litigation. But mediation for the land litigation that’s out there does require a mediator who is knowledgeable about land litigation issues.
I’ve enjoyed mediating these land dispute cases. I’m also starting to arbitrate in some tax valuation land dispute cases or tax appeals. Many of the same concepts carry over from one to the other.
Hopefully, this background information is helpful. And once again, I’m happy to answer any questions that you have about mediating in land litigation case. Thanks.