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Tips for a successful mediation from a former judge

Tips for a successful mediation from a former judge

Once counsel and client conclude that mediation is an appropriate method of resolving their dispute, there are a number of basic planning and organizational steps that will enhance the possibility the mediation is successful. While many of the fundamentals still hold true, I’d like to offer some additional insights based on what we’ve seen over the years and the last year, in particular.

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