Walking The Walk

By Jamie Miles   After a hard day facilitating a just resolution, mediator John Miles often enjoys strenuous physical exertion. Walking is Miles’ preferred way to wind down. But this isn’t your grandmother’s leisurely stroll …

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Communication Strategies

Communication drives mediation. Both the plaintiff and the defendant need to speak and be heard. Resolution requires that both parties use positive language.   Research has demonstrated that positive language enhances the mediation process. Conversely, …

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How to Choose a Good Mediator

Most lawyers want someone from their background, but picking from ‘the other side’ can be smarter How do litigating parties pick a mediator? Everyone has ideas about mediation strategy, but how does the selection of …

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