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When is a Good Time to Mediate your Employment Law Case?

Posted On: August 29, 2016

The short answer is, of course, as soon as you can make it effective. Employment disputes are often more emotional for the parties because the employer believes that it has taken all necessary action to protect all of its employees and that it has been unjustly accused. The employee has often been emotionally injured because […]


The Benefits of Mediation in the Employment Law Context

Posted On: August 25, 2016

Mediation, in the formal legal sense, has been with us now since the 1970s though it became universally accepted as a means to lawsuit resolution in the 1990s. We now find most legal disputes are ending in mediation rather than trial. In Employment Law disputes however, the conflicts between the parties generate a great deal […]


Settlement Agreements

Posted On: August 23, 2016

Settlement Agreements Video Increasingly, when parties to a lawsuit agree to confidentiality in a settlement agreement, the lawyers are also asked to agree to confidentiality.  Parties may not want to see their settlement plastered on an opposing lawyer’s website or even on a lawyer’s facebook page. However, having a lawyer independently obligated to a settlement […]


Final Offer Arbitration Challenge

Posted On: August 20, 2016

  Final Offer Arbitration Challenge Video   In the September 2016 issue of the Harvard Business Review an article entitled “How to Make the Other Side Play Fair” has an interesting take on negotiation and mediation. They discuss a process to make both sides to a dispute play fair and be reasonable in negotiations. This […]