The Taming of the Feud Issue 3 | Best Practices for Success: Statement of the Case

One reason mediations fail is lack of preparation. There’s a vast advantage to the mediation process when all of the participants — mediator, attorneys, resource people, and clients — are fully prepared for the mediation day. Mediators are trained to call all the professionals well before the mediation date to discuss expectations, process, and preparation.…

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What can I do if my lawyer walked out of my mediation?

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Dear Ms. Allison: Is there responsibility to make it up to me if my lawyer walks out of my mediation? My trust was being mediated and we were in the mediation session. My lawyer was negotiating. Then he walked out of the meeting. He had his associate continue, but from that point on, the negotiations…

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