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WHAT’S WITH ALL THE BLAH BLAH IN THE FIRST 2/3 OF THE MEDIATION SESSION?

Hey Mike.  I don’t get it.  I go to mediation and we spend most of the day talking about the case, the law, the facts, you know, that stuff we went to law school to figure out.  And then all … Continue reading

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Do Mediators Ever Screw Up?

Mike, I know this never happens with you….  Nonetheless, do mediator’s ever have a bad day?  And if so, is there anything I, as an attorney for a party, can do to salvage things?  After all, we spend a lot … Continue reading

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How do you select a mediator???

Mediator Mike: Are mediators fungible like colas – I mean seriously, can you tell one from another, and does it really matter?  Or are they subtler, like fine wines, to be paired with the right dish for greatest effectiveness?  And … Continue reading

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How To Draft A Mediation Brief Part 2 — Taking It A Step Further

(See below for Reader “Curious Litigant’s” original question and the original answer.) Curious Litigant asked in a prior question (below) “What makes a good mediation brief?” In typical overly-verbose Mike Young fashion, I gave some basic tips that will lead … Continue reading

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How To Draft A Mediation Brief

QUESTION: Hello Mike, You offer as a suggested question, “What makes a good mediation brief?” Yes, I’d like your comments on that. Thank you. –Curious Litigant– ANSWER: Dear Curious.  Great question.  I wish I had thought of it. And let … Continue reading

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