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Using Mediation to Resolve Workplace Retaliation Claims

Employees who engage in legally protected activities — such as reporting discrimination, harassment or safety concerns or expressing political views — are sometimes faced with retaliation by their employers or Read More

The Six Stages of Mediation and How They Promote Problem-Solving

Mediation is a way for people with disputes to seek resolution with the help of a neutral third party, known as a mediator, without the need to go to court. Read More

Common Legal Issues That Can Be Effectively Resolved Through Mediation

Legal professionals estimate that the vast majority of civil cases, perhaps 90 to 95 percent of them, settle outside of court. In many cases, mediation is wholly or partially responsible Read More

Advantages of Mediating Asset Evaluation and Property Division in a Divorce

Separating a couple’s finances during a divorce can be complicated and contentious. If the spouses cannot agree to a settlement, a judge must decide all material issues after a full Read More

Understanding California Law on Confidentiality in Mediations

One of the most attractive features of mediation is the confidentiality it affords to the parties. Nobody outside of the mediation need know about the things discussed or the ultimate Read More

What Goes into an Effective ADR Clause

Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) is a general name for methods used to settle civil disagreements outside of the courts. In commercial disputes, most companies favor ADR over litigation, which usually Read More

How an Effective Mediation Brief Can Give You the Upper Hand

Mediation is an alternative to litigation for people and businesses involved in disputes, saving the parties time, money and effort. Mediation sessions are led and managed by a neutral third Read More

Pros and Cons of Mediating an Insurance Coverage Dispute

Even though an insurer and a policyholder are on the same side when a third party sues, the relationship can often become adversarial. Policyholders want full compensation payouts on their Read More

Successful Mediation of Employment Disputes

California has stringent employment laws that protect employees from discrimination, harassment and retaliation in the workplace. Many claims about violations of these laws are successfully resolved through mediation. By this Read More

Using Mediation to Settle Your Personal Injury Case

The vast majority of personal injury cases settle without going to trial and many of these settlements are achieved through mediation. Not only can mediation result in a faster resolution Read More

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