• Publication Date: October 31, 2013
  • ISBN: Print (Paperback): 9781552213476
  • ISBN: Digital (PDF): 9781552213483
  • 264 pages; 5" x 8"

Mediation for Civil Litigators

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Mediation presents a number of issues that confront the practitioner moving through the legal process, and this handbook guides the practitioner along that path. Law school rarely provides rigorous training in negotiation skills, yet the art of negotiation is central to the mediation process, the purpose of which is to facilitate settlement. Offering perspectives from several mediators, this handbook provides numerous commentaries and opinions about different aspects of mediation, as well as practical tips for successful negotiation and management of the mediation process.

Foreword: The Mandatory Mediation Experiment by Justice Robert Beaudoin

Preface: Mediation for Civil Litigators: Use of This Handbook


Introduction: What Is Mediation All About? Why Bother?

Chapter 1: Preparation for Mediation

Chapter 2: Plenary Sessions

Chapter 3: Caucus

Chapter 4: Negotiation Tactics in Mediation

Chapter 5: Focus on the Client

Chapter 6: The Mediation Process

Chapter 7: Mediation in Specific Subject Areas


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“A good overview of the process and the role of counsel in mediation. . . . A valuable resource for junior lawyers.”
Canadian Law Library Review
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