We need to understand the outcome for the client is the priority. If that means you change your approach, you should go with it.
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Attorneys are famous for their stressful jobs, but there are steps you can take to turn it down at least a little bit.
I would say all of those cases were ripe for mediation at the time I was asked to mediate them. How can that be? Simple. In each case, the attorneys/parties had the right information, and a strong enough desire to settle, in order to make good decisions. Could those cases, which were further into the judicial process, have been resolved sooner? Possibly. But in retrospect, I don’t think they were ready until we mediated them.
The ABA’s Section of Dispute Resolution has named the Divided Community Project (DCP) at the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law the recipient of the 2018 institutional
Lawyer as Problem Solver Award, which will be presented at the Section’s Spring Conference in Washington, DC.
Professor Charles Craver of George Washington University Law School is the 2018 recipient of the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution’s Award for Outstanding Scholarly Work, which honors individuals whose scholarship has contributed significantly to the field of dispute resolution.
You have to communicate with colleagues, your clients, opposing counsel and other parties.
The vast majority of legal disputes aren’t ended as a result of a trial.
Discovery went sideways, the other party’s witnesses look pretty bullet proof and a lot of negative information came out.
On the sixth day of our trip, we met with an Israeli security and negotiation expert Ron Schatzberg. Ron works for the Tel Aviv-based think tank, the Economic Cooperation Foundation (ECF), whose mission is to promote a stable, peaceful and prosperous two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Ron gave us a geopolitical perspective on the conflict by taking us into the country-side so that we could view the geography of the situation first-hand from several Jerusalem hilltops