AIMEE L. MOORE, Appellant,
DONALD C. OLSON, DONALD OLSON ENTERPRISES, INC., OLSON VENTURES, LLC, OLSON AIR SERVICE, INC., REINDEER SPIRIT, INC., and POLAR EXPRESS AIRWAYS, INC., Appellees
Appeal from the Superior Court of the State of Alaska, Third Judicial District, Anchorage, Andrew Guidi, Judge. Superior Court No. 3AN-13-06990 CI.
William F. Brattain, Baker Brattain, LLC, Anchorage, for Appellant.
Robert J. Gunther, Law Office of Robert J. Gunther, Anchorage, for Appellees.
Before: Fabe, Chief Justice, Winfree, Stowers, Maassen, and Bolger, Justices.
In this case we are asked to review a superior court's decision confirming an arbitration award. In the superior court the appellant challenged procedural decisions made by the arbitrator; before us the appellant challenges both procedural and substantive decisions made by the superior court. Applying the appropriate deferential standards of review, we affirm the superior court's decision confirming the arbitration award.
II. FACTS AND PROCEEDINGS
Donald Olson and Aimee Moore met in 1995. Between 1995 and 2004 they had business and personal relationships. The business relationship began with Donald training Aimee to fly helicopters in exchange for Aimee's work for Donald and his businesses. Eventually Aimee managed Donald's businesses, and they agreed that she would receive
a share of business profits. Aimee and Donald dispute the nature of their personal relationship: Aimee characterizes the relationship as a cohabative domestic partnership; Donald asserts ...