A Mediation Primer

 A excerpt from  A New Day in Court by John Miles Many readers of this primer are already familiar with mediation. Perhaps you are a mediator. Perhaps you have mediated at Miles Mediation and could write …

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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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