Non-Combative Dispute Resolution Speech Outline

Anecdote #1 – Twin Sisters

Anecdote #2 – Concrete Pad

Mending Wall by Robert Frost  – Mutual Recognition and Acquiescence

Elements of Adverse Possession

  • Open & Notorious
  • Hostile & Exclusive
  • Continuous for Statutory Period (of 10 years per RCW 4.16.020)

Problems with Court:

  • Costs Prohibitively Expensive – An Access to

Several years ago when I was yet a “China Hand”, I would often hear those involved in Washington State politics refer to D.C. as “The Other Washington”. At the same time, people who live on the East Coast refer to “our” (local) politics as “The Other Washington”. I am quite certain that this hasn’t changed.

Colin Cowherd has a great voice, a great past, and a great message: “Conflict Works – ALLOW IT! [1]. I think Colin has a great point. And yet, I am going to offer some qualifying comments. Comments which some might think are contradictory … perhaps if only to be able to view them in a