IDENTIFYING AND RECOGNIZING THE NEEDS OF EACH PARTY IS KEY TO RESOLVING DISPUTES.
Peggy Gehl’s exceptional aptitude for listening and hearing the parties’ words, as well as body language, is the secret to finding the middle ground.
Judge Gehl’s warm personality and persuasive skills put parties and lawyers at ease, setting the stage for warm feelings, if possible, at the end of the negotiations.
An ideal follow-up to service on the bench is Arbitration. In county court, Judge Gehl has arbitrated many non-binding cases involving legal issues ripe for determination by an arbitrator. In civil cases, she has been appointed by the Court to conduct binding arbitration. She utilizes the rules of the American Arbitration Association.
Peggy Gehl has served as a special magistrate to act as a referee in depositions, to determine contested discovery issues, and to determine a common issue- reasonable attorneys’ fees.
MOCK TRIAL JUDGE
With her extensive judicial experience, Judge Gehl is perfect to act as a mock trial judge. She is an accomplished trial judge with more than 100 jury and non-jury trials to her credit.