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Mediation is a structured, interactive process where an impartial third party neutrally assists disputing parties in resolving conflict through the use of specialized communication and negotiation techniques. All participants in mediation are encouraged to actively participate in the process. Ronald E. Corkern, Jr., Steven D. Crews, and J. Chris Guillet are experienced mediators, handling all types of cases.  They mediate cases through Upstate Mediation, LLC.  


Lisa V. Johnson has specialized in Estate Planning and Successions since 2010.  She helps clients determine how to handle their estate and trust matters, prepares all types of wills, and manages successions (the filing of probate and successions). 


J. Chris Guillet represents all types of businesses, large and small, for transactional work and litigation.  Mr. Guillet has focused on commercial transactions and litigation since 1999.


We represent persons who have been injured in all types of accidents.  We have tried these types of cases for over forty years.

All of the firm’s partners are experienced trial lawyers.  The firm litigates matters in all of the state and federal courts in Louisiana.

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