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Sid Lezak: Challenges for Novices – Video

Sid Lezak discusses the concerns he has had regarding the field. These include overly extravagant claims made about what the field brings to clientele, over-promising those who are coming into the field, and how difficult it seems for people to ‘break into’ the field.

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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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