Tuesday, June 18, 2019

How Soon Can You Mediate a Dispute?

Mediation can take place as soon as all the parties are ready to explore the possibility of resolving their dispute.  Creative approaches to mediation that can help resolve disputes before the parties become heavily invested in the litigation process are discussed in my recent blog post in the National Jurist's SmartLawyer digital magazine, which can be accessed by clicking on this link.

Monday, June 3, 2019

Make the Most of Mediation

As a facilitated negotiation, mediation can provide a meaningful alternative to the adversarial litigation process.  A skilled mediator will help the parties and their lawyers engage in a conversation that addresses the broader interests of the parties beyond the narrow confines of their respective legal positions.  Tips that will help lawyers make the most of mediation as a process for resolving disputes are discussed in my recent blog post in the National Jurist's SmartLawyer digital magazine, which can be accessed by clicking on this link.