Entries by superuser

Setting the Stage for Success at Mediation, Act 2: Preparing the Defence

Preparation, Preparation, Preparation… As with all other aspects of litigation, preparation for mediation is the key to a successful result.  It starts as early as choosing the most opportune time for the mediation – when your client’s case will be at it optimum – and selecting the most appropriate mediator […]

Representing Vulnerable Clients

  Every client is unique, and every client’s case has its own particular features.  How you deal with that uniqueness can have a large impact when trying to resolve the case. By and large, your clients will be adults who are competent and able to give you instructions when needed.  […]

Mediator Ethics

Quality lawyers adhere to multiple layers of ethical and good conduct guidelines as part of their daily practice. Some in the legal field suggest mediators exist in the wild west, with no rules or boundaries governing their work. Nothing could be further from the truth. Mediators who are also lawyers […]

Storytelling for Advocates

Storytelling Ambitious advocates use every means possible to persuade others to their position.  And while the legal merits of law, logic, and economic advantage never lose their value, one of the most influential tools available remains the ancient art of storytelling. Storytelling breaks through all barriers, cultures, and languages, offering […]