LADR Bulletins

Remember, You Are Not In Court!

Posted by LADR on Mar 29th, 2014 in Family Law Mediation

Before the mediation, think about the case as if you are going to trial. But do not behave in the mediation as if you are in trial. The point is to resolve the case, not to prove how difficult you will be on the witnesses at the depositions. Do not use the mediation for an […]

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Keys to a Successful Mediation of a Class or Collective Action under the FLSA

Posted by LADR on Mar 29th, 2014 in Class Action Mediation

In order to give yourself and your clients the best chance of success in mediation, carefully consider the following issues in advance. (1) Who will be the mediator, (2) Who should attend the mediation session(s), (3) What information do you need in advance of the sessions, and (4) what information should you provide to the […]

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Is a Pre-mediation Conference a Good Idea?

Posted by LADR on Mar 29th, 2014 in Employment Mediation

One factor in selecting a mediator is whether he or she routinely offers pre-mediation conferences, which are typically held separately with the parties.  These conferences can be extremely beneficial in getting the parties in a place where they can resolve their disputes.  Any psychological or other barriers to settlement that you have observed should be […]

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