MEDIATING CONSTRUCTION DISPUTES: What Works and What Doesn’t - Dispute Resolution Journal - Vol. 58, No. 2

Richard P. Flake
Susan G. Perin
Page Count: 
10 pages
May, 2003
Author Detail: 

Richard P. Flake is a shareholder of Cokinos, Bosien & Young, in Houston. A former general counsel of Spaw-Glass Construction, Mr. Flake is an active mediator and arbitrator of construction, commercial and employment disputes. Mr. Flake is also a municipal judge for the City of Friendswood, Texas. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Susan G. Perin has a full-time arbitration and mediation practice in Houston. She has 20 years’ experience as a business litigator with an emphasis on construction cases. She was one of the founding members of the Construction Law Section of the State Bar of Texas. She has taught mediation to hundreds of attorneys and for the past six years she has been an adjunct professor in mediation at the University of Houston Law Center.

Both authors serve on the roster of neutrals of the American Arbitration Association and both have been frequent speakers on ADR topics.