Paula McCandlis Joins Pacific ADR Consulting LLC

Paula McCandlis has spent 20 years working as a trial attorney on cases that range from personal injury and wrongful death to insurance bad faith claims, criminal law, family law, juvenile law, civil commitments, real estate transactions, and appellate law. 

She has certifications to act as a mediator in civil cases, family law cases and collaborative law cases.

Gregg Bertram, founder and CEO of Pacific ADR Consulting, LLC, stated, “Paula McCandlis is well known and highly respected throughout western Washington. I cannot emphasize how important it is to have someone of her stature on board with Pacific ADR Consulting. She will bring immeasurable value to our clientele and our community.” 

Ms. McCandlis served as a Pro Temp Superior Court Commissioner in Whatcom County for 5 years.  In that capacity she presided over numerous settlement conferences.  She knows the risks, rewards, and stress of taking a case to trial.  Her experience and skills give her insights into how to reach mutually agreeable settlements.

Regarding her new position with Pacific ADR Consulting, Paula McCandlis said, “I hope to bring my extensive experience to the panel with the goal of assisting parties to reach settlements that would otherwise not be possible without highly skilled and effective mediation.”

About Pacific ADR Consulting, LLC

Pacific ADR Consulting, LLC, a Pacific Northwest mediation and arbitration service provider, was founded by its CEO, Attorney Gregg Bertram, who is one of the most experienced and successful mediators in the U.S.  Gregg Bertram and Pacific ADR’s panelists mediate and/or arbitrate in every area of civil litigation and at the highest professional level.  Although the company is based in Seattle, Pacific ADR panel members work throughout the Pacific Northwest and Alaska. Under Gregg Bertram’s direction, Pacific ADR is expanding into other areas of the country. Pacific ADR panelists have a reputation for being focused and present for their clientele. They are thoroughly prepared and well-versed in the facts surrounding the dispute. They are committed to seeking creative solutions by providing personalized attention and maintaining privacy. For more information, please see



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