From time to time I post “plain English” articles for clients and lawyers to help lawyers explain the mediation process to their clients, for example, how mediation differs from arbitration, what to expect in a mediation session and confidentiality, as well as tips for lawyers, for example, how to prepare a client for a mediation and tools for breaking an impasse.

Links to one-page pdf copies are included at the end of each article for lawyers to give to clients as part of the mediation orientation process or to keep for lawyers’ own reference.

Please feel free to leave your suggestions for improvements in the “Remarks” space at the end of each article.


Mediation Works

By |April 10th, 2018|0 Comments

Even the simplest business disputes cost tens of thousands of dollars to litigate and easily can shoot into the six-figures.  Worse, cases can take years to get to trial.  [...]

Confidentiality Counts

By |April 8th, 2018|0 Comments

Mediation works because everything said or done in mediation is confidential.  Confidentiality provides a “safe” environment for the parties to speak frankly and openly with a mediator, and even each [...]


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