Welcome to Commercial ADR

Whether you are just looking for general information about ADR (alternative dispute resolution), or are in need of ADR services (Business to Business – “B2B,” and Business to Consumer – “B2C”), Welcome! We hope this website will be of help to you.

We are presently revising this site to better meet our goal of helping our visitors – attorneys and non-attorneys alike, whatever their reason for being here, and we ask for your patience while we work on our website.

Meanwhile, if you need arbitration, mediation, or other ADR services, you will find Judge Smith’s curriculum vitae (CV), professional fees, and contact information by clicking the related tabs at the top of this page. As you will see, Judge Smith, a retired, former California, Washington, and US Federal Administrative Law Judge, has an extensive domestic and international business law background, in addition to his comprehensive training and experience in dispute resolution, with which to serve you. So, please have a look; perhaps he can be of assistance with resolving your dispute.

Judge Smith is available for private dispute resolution services either in an administered process through the American Arbitration Association (AAA), or by direct retention (“ad hoc”). Please click on the AAA link just provided, or telephone Judge Smith at +1 (253) 649-5909 for particulars.


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