According to a 2018 survey, over 75 percent of mediators “always” or “usually” require parties to submit mediation statements, usually about a week before the show.1
But many mediators, myself included, rarely provide much guidance to lawyers on what to include (or not include) in their statements. This article makes amends for my failings in this area.
Here are a few steps to setting the stage for an efficient and effective mediation:
Audience and Tone
Before discussing content, it’s
Continue Reading Pre-Mediation Submissions: Some Practical Suggestions