Giving Props to one of My Favorite Professors from Law School, Paula Marie Young

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What I Learned from Paula Marie Young

Before law school, I was verbose. Now, I am not. I always delete unnecessary words. Professor Young taught me to be succinct in Legal Process. It made me a better writer. I thank her for that gift.

What’s more, she taught me Alternative Dispute Resolution in my second year. I use the lessons I learned under her tutelage every day in my practice.

Getting to Yes is a foundational book that I would recommend to anyone in any walk of life. I am posting her blog site here for anyone interested in her writings. She is tech savvy and writes oodles of information on various and sundry legal topics. (Sorry Prof. Young I had to say various and sundry) You can read her here.

About Paula Marie Young

Professor Paula Marie Young is an award winning mediator, experienced teacher, published author, nationally recognized ethicist, and courageous lawyer. She helps people learn the skills they need to lead happier lives, solve problems effectively, and resolve conflict holistically with wisdom, skill, and heart.

The Virginia Mediation Network (VMN), the largest statewide group of mediation practitioners, trainers, and scholars gave her its first Distinguished Mediator Award in 2010. Who’s Who in America recognizes her as among top executives and professionals. Martindale-Hubbell lists her as an AV-Rated Preeminent Woman Lawyer with highest peer ratings for legal ability and ethics (2002-2013).

She works as a Clinical Professor of Law at Qatar University College of Law. She teaches legal research and writing, group facilitation, negotiation, mediation, arbitration, dispute resolution system design, environmental dispute resolution, and insurance practice.

Before she joined academia, Prof. Young was a partner in a St. Louis law firm, McCarthy Leonard. She provided nearly 20 years of experience as a commercial dispute litigator, mediator, and arbitrator specializing in contract disputes, insurance, reinsurance, and energy law.

Before that, Prof. Young practiced as an associate in one of the largest law firms in the world – Skadden Arps – in its Washington, D.C. office engaged in an oil and gas and public utility lawpractice. She also worked in the Energy Department of the largest law firm in Oklahoma after graduating from law school.

Prof. Young has written over 50 law review publications, book chapters, book reviews, and op-ed articles on mediation, arbitration, insurance law, and energy law. Her publications appear in law journals, bar journals, and at

Professor Young’s Influence on me as a Charleston, SC Accident Injury Attorney

I use the Alternative Dispute Resolution that I learned in college to settle injury claims. I have years of experience and I know how insurance companies work.

In addition to that, I understand the pain and suffering of an injury. I also understand the frustration and feelings of powerlessness that my clients experience when dealing with injuries, life changes, and stubborn insurance companies.

I want to reach out to injury victims who need a voice. If you or someone close to you, family or friend, has been injured because of someone else’s thoughtlessness, call The Hartman Law Firm, LLC.

When you call, you’ll be talking directly to me. We can schedule a free strategy session and go over the detials of your case. This is what I offer in my sessions, free from any obligations on your part.

  • Legal issues involved in your case, and what are you’re facing in litigation.
  • Without guarantees, what defenses you’ll want to raise to help your case results.
  • A plan of attack for your claim.

You get this value whether you work together or not. So contact me as soon as possible. I can be reached by phone at 843.300.7600, by email at, or on my website contact page.


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  • Get your facts of the case straight to discuss with any attorney
  • Legal issues involved what are you facing?
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  • You get this value whether you work together or not.

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