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  • Preparing for a Successful Mediation – Part 4

    Preparing for a Successful Mediation – Part 4

    [et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”](This is the final installment of a four-part guide to help participants prepare for mediation. It began as a checklist for attorneys to use when preparing themselves and their clients to achieve better outcomes in the mediation of a court-connected matter. As more and more people use mediation without…

  • Preparing for a Successful Mediation – Part 3

    Preparing for a Successful Mediation – Part 3

    [et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”]This is part three of a four-part guide on preparing for mediation. It began as a checklist for attorneys to use when preparing themselves and their clients to achieve better outcomes in the mediation of a court-connected matter. As more and more people use mediation without attorneys, this guide…

  • Preparing for a Successful Mediation – Part 2

    Preparing for a Successful Mediation – Part 2

    (This is part two of a four-part guide on preparing for mediation. It began as a checklist for attorneys to use when preparing themselves and their clients to achieve better outcomes in the mediation of a court-connected matter. As more and more people use mediation without attorneys, this guide can assist participants to mediate more…

  • Breaking the First Offer Logjam in Mediation

    Breaking the First Offer Logjam in Mediation

    Recently, in a mediation training, a new mediator asked me what to do when a defendant is unwilling to submit an offer because they are convinced the case will be thrown out of court. The following technique was designed for mediators, but it can also be effective for lawyers in negotiations when their own client is reluctant to…