Category Archives: Ethics

Mediation and Negotiation by Skype?

Should you mediate by Skype?  Perhaps.  There are benefits and warnings. When a recent case was scheduled and one client would not be present in person, an attorney called me to discuss the client’s participation by telephone.  After a short … Continue reading

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iPad Mediators

Have you ever been in a mediation and the damn mediator is working harder on his iPad than on your case?  Erg.  This is not the first time I have heard this complaint.  I have a friend who recently had … Continue reading

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Meet the Mediators

If you want to meet many of the most talented mediators in the world, come join us in Denver April 13-15, 2011.  I’m not kidding.  This is one of the best meetings of the year. I have always enjoyed the ABA … Continue reading

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Co-Mediation, Advocacy and Ethics Workshop

On March 24, 2011, mediators and attorneys will gather for a mediation workshop in Salt Lake City. Over 110 were registered at last count.  Come join us for the first annual Excellence in ADR workshop sponsored by the Utah State … Continue reading

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