2017 August

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Articles in this issue:
How third-party funders change the chemistry of settlements

How third-party funders change the chemistry of settlements

The addition of a third-party litigation funder affects both parties’ decision-making at mediation

Barbara A. Reeves

2017 August


Work the mediator – Or work with the mediator?

A comparison of the evaluative and facilitative styles of mediation

Dave Rudy

2017 August


Making the case for case development plans

Much as novelists outline their books before writing the first chapter, an outline of your case will provide a valuable framework for your litigation

Kimberly Wong

2017 August


Reading between the lines

A primer on understanding non-verbal communication cues in mediation

Nancy Neal Yeend

2017 August


Profile: Wes Lowe

Insurance bad-faith specialist follows his passion, not the money, to success

Stephen Ellison

2017 August


Appellate Review

Cal Supreme Court says discovery in PAGA actions is governed by normal standards of civil litigation; supports broad view of the right to discovery in all civil cases

Jeffrey I. Ehrlich

2017 August


Mediations require a solid “Game Day” plan

Your mediation should be the definitive end point of a dispute, but getting there requires the same preparation as winning a big game

Rosemarie Chiusano Drohan
Melissa C. Wai

2017 August


Mediator, go work your magic

Mediators need our help to settle cases successfully

Miles B. Cooper

2017 August


Mediation dynamics

The roles played by negativity and positivity, and the mediation techniques used, in money negotiations

Doug deVries

2017 August


The 12 fastest ways to ensure a bad result in mediation

The 12 fastest ways to ensure a bad result in mediation

Common pitfalls lawyers make as they navigate the mediation process

Michael Dickstein

2017 August


Protecting against attorney malpractice and misconduct at mediation – at what cost?

Is the law revision commission throwing the baby out with the bath water? Or, if it isn’t broken, don’t fix it!

Fred Carr

2017 August

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