Why does experience matter when hiring a mediator?
Experience matters when hiring a mediator because the greater the experience of the mediator, the higher the likelihood of reaching an agreement at mediation. I think experience breaks down into two
Experience with disputes and dispute resolution. I’ve been practicing law twenty-six years in the area of civil litigation, so I’m very familiar with disputes. Also, I’m familiar with the
mediation process, both by virtue of participating in it as a lawyer and conducting meditations as a mediator.
It’s important that a mediator has the experience to understand the psychology of mediation,
and that in large part a mediation is about the parties giving voice, being heard, feeling like they’re being heard, and exercising self-determination.
- Are there alternatives to going to court to resolve business disputes?
- Are there any procedures available to secure assets of a debtor before obtaining a judgment?
- Can a debtor be forced to pay a creditor’s costs and attorney’s fees incurred in litigation
- I have customers who defaulted on payment. Can I sue them?
- If both lawyers are settlement minded, why should we spend money for yet another professional
- What does the mediation process typically look like?
- What does the mediator do?
- What is mediation?
- What makes you the right mediator for me?
- What should I look for in a mediator?
- Why does experience matter when hiring a mediator?
- How is the mediator paid?