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Humor, Rapport, and Experience

This video is presented as part of Mediate.com’s 25th Anniversary Conference.

Sid Lezak describes how he uses humor to lighten the mood of parties coming in and help them focus on what is in their best interests. He also talks about his vast experience and how his responses can be somewhat automatic.

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Sid Lezak

Sid Lezak was a long-serving U.S. Attorney for Oregon who had for the past 20 years dedicated his career to furthering creative and constructive dispute resolution, particularly mediation. Sid was a leading mediator in the Pacific Northwest and was widely regarded as the father of mediation in Oregon. Sid was the… MORE >

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