Mediated Settlement Agreements and Videoconferencing

In a mediated settlement, the drafting of a settlement agreement is the responsibility of the parties. The mediator can of course be available to facilitate the settlement process and to help the parties resolve any drafting problems. However, it is for the parties to...

Using the Mediator to Advantage

Mediators prefer to be facilitative rather than evaluative. This is because no one can know a case as well as the party presenting it, and a mediator who presumes to do so risks making a serious error of judgement. Also, the mediator does not know everything a party...