2019 August

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Articles in this issue:

Is mediation a profession?

A look at the regulation of mediation

Nancy Neal Yeend

2019 August


Crafting effective mediation briefs

Crafting effective mediation briefs

The effectiveness of mediation briefs turns on a combination of content, length, distribution and timing

Doug deVries

2019 August


What forgiveness offers plaintiffs in ADR

What forgiveness offers plaintiffs in ADR

Forgiveness can have a role in many mediations and can be the missing element in reaching settlement

Barbara Monty
Eileen Barker

2019 August


The role of Special Masters in resolving complex cases

The role of Special Masters in resolving complex cases

Special Masters streamline the dispute resolution process, minimizing the costs, delays and risks of complex cases such as construction defects

Steven Skikos
Anne M. Lawlor Goyette

2019 August


The power of appreciation and finding merit in what others say, feel, and do

Using appreciation to create an emotional connection and overcome resistance to unpleasant facts in order to achieve better outcomes in mediation

Bradley Bostick

2019 August


What I learned at Harvard

The mediation program offers mediators the eye-opening opportunity to role play as plaintiffs and defendants

Debra Bogaards

2019 August


Preserving your client’s right to enforce the settlement agreement

Preserving your client’s right to enforce the settlement agreement

Counsel should always strive to ensure continuing jurisdiction to enforce the settlement remains vested with the trial court

Ernie Long

2019 August


Profile: Lyle Cavin

Profile: Lyle Cavin

Bay Area native doesn’t travel far to come a long way in 47-year career

Stephen Ellison

2019 August


The sound of silence

New limits on confidentiality may have chilling effect on settling sexual-harassment cases

Robert Reichman
Sean Macias

2019 August



I am the business…

Maintaining the personal touch in personal injury through regular client contact

Miles B. Cooper

2019 August

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