7 12, 2012

Timing is Everything!

By | 2017-05-13T07:33:28+00:00 December 7th, 2012|Actual Mediations|Comments Off on Timing is Everything!

Recently, I posted a blog on the timing of mediation, noting that sometimes a mediation occurs early in the life of a case and before all of the preparatory work has been done resulting in the parties realizing that more discovery is required to reach a compromise. I noted that while the matter does not [...]

30 11, 2012

When Should I Mediate?

By | 2017-05-13T07:33:29+00:00 November 30th, 2012|Negotiation Strategy|Comments Off on When Should I Mediate?

Recently, someone asked me, "When should I mediate my dispute? Should I wait until the lawsuit is filed? Should I wait until depositions are taken or motions for summary judgment are filed and/or heard? When IS a good time to mediate?" To me, it is always a good time to mediate, no matter where a [...]

9 11, 2012

Resolving Logistics: An Online Negotiation

By | 2017-05-13T07:33:41+00:00 November 9th, 2012|Negotiating|Comments Off on Resolving Logistics: An Online Negotiation

On October 22, 2012, we said good-bye to Argus-our English springer spaniel-as the cancer got the best of him. I was devastated. Analogizing to employment litigation in which a terminated employee sues and is stuck in the past, dwelling on the old job and boss until she gets a new job and then starts putting [...]