At present all of our mediations are conducted on Zoom. Although our decision to conduct mediations virtually was a response to the pandemic, we have found online mediation to be efficient, convenient, and effective. Accordingly, we intend to continue to
Mediation is both simple and sophisticated. The first steps, of course, are agreeing to mediate and choosing the mediator. Mediation is very much driven by the disputing parties. There is no one correct way of running a mediation. Disputing parties
Most mediators charge a fee based on the amount of time that they spend. The fees vary widely by region, the experience and expertise of the mediator, and the type of matter being mediated. In addition to an hourly rate, many
Although empirical evidence indicates that mediation is remarkably effective at assisting disputing parties in resolving disputes, there are instances in which a settlement is not reached. Even if mediation does not immediately result in a settlement, the mediation was not
Arbitration and mediation are extremely different. In an arbitration, the arbitrator, or panel of arbitrators, renders an award that is enforceable. While it may be appealable under certain very limited circumstances, the award is binding on the parties whether or
Arbitration is a form of dispute resolution in which the parties agree that an individual arbitrator, or a panel of arbitrators, can make a binding decision about the dispute after evaluating all evidence and arguments.
Mediation is a type of dispute resolution in which a neutral third party facilitates discussions in the hope of resolving the dispute. It is becoming increasingly popular throughout the world and is proving to be an extremely effective form of