Mediate, Don't Litigate: Strategies for Successful Mediation

Mediate, Don't Litigate: Strategies for Successful Mediation

by Peter Lovenheim, Lisa Guerin


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781413300307
Publisher: NOLO
Publication date: 04/01/2004
Pages: 464
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Peter Lovenheim’s articles and essays have appeared in the New York Times, New York magazine, and other publications. A graduate of Boston University School of Journalism and Cornell Law School, he is the author of four previous books, including Becoming a Mediator: An Insider’s Guide to Exploring Careers in Mediation. He lives in Rochester, New York.

Table of Contents

1. Mediation Basics
2. Deciding Whether to Mediate
3. Choosing a Mediator
4. Starting Your Mediation Case
5. Preparing for Your Mediation
6. The Six Stages of Mediation
7. Write an Agreement That Works
8. If You Don’t Reach an Agreement
9. If Your Mediation Agreement Doesn’t Work
10. Divorce Mediation
11. Mediating Business Disputes
12. Mediating Employment Disputes
13. Lawyers and Legal Research

Appendix A: Sample Mediation Rules
Appendix B: Standards of Conduct for Mediators
Appendix C: National and Regional Mediation Organizations and Services
Appendix D: Statewide Mediation Offices

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Assists mediation participants as they prepare for the mediation process. An informative guide if you are considering mediation.
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Andrew Thomas

If you have a dispute, but want to avoid court, get a copy of Mediate, Don't Litigate. This one-of-a-kind book tells you exactly what you need to know.
Executive Director,Center for Dispute Settlement

Bob Rosner

This is your ticket out of the litigation trap. Mediate, don't procastinate!
internationally syndicated columnist,& author of Gray Matters

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