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25 11, 2016

The Slippery Slope

By | 2017-05-13T07:41:25+00:00 November 25th, 2016|News articles|0 Comments

At one point or another in our lives, most of us have told “little white lies” if only to avoid hurting someone’s feelings. In telling that “little white lie”, we tell ourselves it is harmless and it will lead to nothing, and definitely, will NOT lead us to tell “bigger white lies”. However, as explained [...]

7 06, 2013

How Not To Mediate: An Actual Mediation

By | 2017-05-13T07:31:49+00:00 June 7th, 2013|Mediations|Comments Off on How Not To Mediate: An Actual Mediation

I conducted a mediation recently that had all of the ingredients for failure (as discussed in last week's blog) from the very start. It was a wage and hour case in which the plaintiff claimed, among other things, that she worked long hours for which she was not adequately paid, was not allowed to take [...]

10 09, 2009

Truth is Stranger Than Fiction

By | 2017-05-13T07:38:03+00:00 September 10th, 2009|Actual Mediations|0 Comments

Late last year, I mediated a “family” dispute involving facts that were stranger than fiction. It seems that Jane Jones (fictional name) had a relationship with Joseph Smith (again, a fictional name). They had two children together, although they never married. They, then, went their separate ways. However, Ms. Jones went to family court and [...]